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Senior FPGA Engineer (m/f/d)

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01457671 Most Recent Date Posted 06/16/2021 City Heidelberg Country Germany

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Heidelberg, Germany

Who we are:

At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We’re combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

 Our site in Heidelberg has the following core competencies:

  • Avionics Systems

  • On-board electronics for land vehicles

  • Products for the aerospace industry

We have established ourselves as a leading supplier of customized electronics solutions for the aerospace and defense industries. Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg supplies integrated navigation and communications systems for a wide range of military applications and is a global leader in satellite reaction wheel technology.

We are redefining aerospace.

Job Responsibilities:

Requirements based Digital Hardware Design & Verification (FPGA):

  • Formal Requirements Capture

  • Conceptual Design/Hierachical Decomposition

  • Detailed Design (VHDL)

  • Module Level Verification

  • Implementation

  • HW Integration

  • Formal Design Documentation

Design Verification via HDL simulation/code assertions/HW verification on-target:

  • Development of Verification Cases, of Test Enviroment & of Verification Procedures

  • Performing Verification

  • Formal Documentation of Results


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Electrical - , Communications - , Aerospace - and Astronautics Engineering or comparable studies

  • Minimum 4 year of project experience in complex digital HW design with proven track record in development of FPGA designs (industry or academic, preferably in Avionics) desirable

  • Hardware Description Language: VHDL, Verilog

  • Scripting Language (e.g. TCL)

  • Windows/Linux (user, scripting)

  • Mentor ModelSim/QuestaSim

  • Xilinx ISE/Vivado

  • MicroSemi Libero


  • SVN/Clearcase

  • Avionics HW Development Standards (DO-254), alternatively automotive or medical

  • Video Standards (e.g. NTSC/PAL component video, VGA, SMPTE SDI, Display Port, ARINC 818)

  • Modern interconnects (PCI-Express, Ethernet)

  • Legacy I/O standards

  • Digital Video/Image Processing

  • Memory Interface Standards (DDR3/4)

  • Peripheral Interconnects

  • Preferably NATO Citizenship, due to work on classified projects

  • Fluent English skills desirable

  • Good communication and team work skills

  • Cost Account Management understanding

  • Ownership and accountability to work and to team

Be part of our Team:

  • Join our multicultural team and work with people from different countries

  • Flexible working times, opportunity to work in Homeoffice, 

  • 30 days of vacation

  • Industry-specific pay

  • Company sponsored pension plan

  • Corporate health management

  • Internal and external training opportunities to promote the continuous learning and development of our employees

  • Global career opportunities at over 300 sites worldwide

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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