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Junior FPGA Engineer

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Private Healthcare & Dental, Life Assurance, Flexi Working, Share Options & Much More per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Jonathan Lee Recruitment requires a Junior FPGA Engineer to join a leading technology company based in Milton Keynes. This allows for flexible / hybrid working with one of the best benefits packages on the market..

This multidisciplinary team applies world-leading science, electronic hardware, software, optical design, and materials science in new systems to realise game-changing improvements in the latest technologies.

We’ve already assembled some of the world’s top scientists & engineers from worldwide renowned companies and due to the success and growth of our product development activities, they are now looking to invest in the talent of a Junior Algorithm Engineer to be part of the Core Engineering Team, refining and enhancing new and existing complex image and video processing algorithms for our next generation Head-Up Displays and realise them in FPGAs/ASICs.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Be part of and take the lead in performing bench-top and breadboard testing of both sub- and full HDL systems up to fully functional AR Head Up Displays.
  • Drive simulation and tests of components and sub-systems up to complete systems.
  • Integrate components and sub-systems
  • Analyse and debug RTL designs
  • Take functional and logic specifications/descriptions into synthesisable implementations.
  • Collaborate with the electronics and Software design team.


Key experience & skills needed to be consider for this role:

  • VHDL or Verilog
  • RTL simulation (Modelsim/Questa)
  • Experience debugging RTL and FPGAs
  • Timing constraints, timing closure, input and output timing SDC-files
  • Experience interfacing external chips and devices
  • Fundamental Computer Arithmetic
  • Basic conceptual understanding of electronics design
  • Programming languages C/C++ or C#
  • Ability to clearly communicate abstract and implicit concepts

Desired but not essential experience:

  • Intel development tools (Quartus Qsys SignalTap)
  • Avalon busses
  • Python, Tcl/Tk or other scripting language
  • Version control systems Git or SVN
  • Serial protocols
  • ASIC design flow
  • Structural ASICs
  • Practical exposure to the analogue reality of electronics (including using oscilloscopes and logic analysers)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 2-3 years of HDL—FPGA design and implementation experience

What can we offer you?:

  • A complex benefits package that includes Medical & Dental care, gym reimbursement scheme and eligibility to participate in our company equity scheme.
  • Flexible, working from home and core hours-based work schedule
  • An amazing work environment with a close knit, friendly and focused team that love to solve a good problem!
  • 25 Days of Annual Leave Per Year + additional Holidays and Sick time
  • Opportunities to advance & grow professionally as we our footprint in the industry
  • Work alongside subject matter experts on cutting edge and completely unique technology that will revolutionise the world.

If this is of interest please send me your latest CV and mobile number. My contact details are - Email: Mobile: 07947 344040

We also have a £300 referral reward scheme for successfully placed engineers. Please send me any colleagues or friends who you think might be suitable.


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.