FPGA Design Consultant

FPGA Design Consultant

North Warwickshire

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17.30


£25,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience


The company

Our client is a well-established and respected ASIC and FPGA RTL design services consultancy set up for the purpose of supporting UK and European OEMs.

What is the purpose of the role?

You will be a valued member of a dynamic design team working through the entire design cycle from definition, specification, design, implementation and verification; the job will include exposure to all leading vendor FPGA technologies.

What will you do?

  • Analysing requirements, specifying and documenting an FPGA solution and breaking it down into manageable work packages.
  • Defining module level architectures, documenting detail into design specifications.
  • Converting architectures into RTL whilst considering constraints such as area, speed, power and performance.
  • Verification of the RTL at module level and top level.
  • Synthesis and timing analysis.
  • Power and performance analysis.
  • Integration of FPGAs into a target hardware platform.

What skills and experience will you have?


  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in relevant engineering degree.
  • Excellent knowledge of digital design techniques.
  • Proficient in RTL design with coding experience in VHDL or Verilog.
  • Proficient in the use of FPGA simulation and synthesis tools.
  • Understanding of the FPGA design process.
  • Experience with formal verification and timing analysis.
  • Must have at least 4 years of FPGA design experience.


  • Embedded firmware: C.
  • Scripting: Perl, TCL, Python.
  • Ethernet/packet processing experience or knowledge.
  • Understanding of SoC architectures.
  • Attributes:
  • Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have good team working skills but also ability to work independently.
  • Approachable with motivating communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Being proactive and bringing ideas to the group.
  • Be able to travel to customer sites, full driving licence required.

What will you get in return?

  • £28,000-£45,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
  • 26 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Life Assurance