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DSP FPGA Design Engineer

Date: 11-May-2021

Location: Portsmouth, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

DSP-FPGA Design Engineer




QinetiQ’s DSP-FPGA Design Engineers implement complex system algorithms and interface in Model Based Environment for Radar Systems, typically for defence capabilities/applications. We are looking to appoint an Engineer who will undertake a pro-active role throughout the Software lifecycle in a project based environment. We are looking to speak with Engineer’s at all levels of experience who have an interest in FPGA Design, DSP systems and experience with VHDL or Verilog; role specific training is available for the successful applicant.


The Role:

As a DSP/FPGA Engineer with QinetiQ, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing FPGA-based digital signal processing solutions for Radar RCS measurement system. Working as part of a high calibre Software/RF System On Chip team, you will be involved in all phases of projects and additional engineering tasks.


Knowledge, Skills & Requirements: 

  • Design with architecting and implementing Digital Signal processing systems, Functions and FPGA design experience using VHDL or Verilog;
  • FPGA design experience with synthesis, timing analysis and verification;
  • Experience with Modelsim, Matlab/Simulink, Xilinx Vivado, Git and development tools;
  • Working knowledge of both simulation and practical application - Matlab/Simulink and verification;
  • Understanding of RF Systems, specifically Radar or EW (Desirable)
  • British National or Dual British National, able to attain MOD SC level clearance.


Why join us?

As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success with QinetiQ is the appetite for innovation and courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges. Joining QinetiQ offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting-edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests. We offer an opportunity to work across a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.


Apply Today:
If you feel you meet the criteria for this position and would like to be considered, please apply with your CV and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability for the position and we will be in contact.



QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake  this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.