Senior Firmware Engineer

Company:  Raytheon
Location: Harlow
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Raytheon UK is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Firmware Design Engineer to work within Raytheon’s Assured Position, Navigation and Timing (APNT) Business. Reporting to the Digital Engineering Lead, this is a creative and stimulating role offering excellent development opportunities and the chance to work alongside our highly skilled technical team. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to develop and maintain APNTs world class Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Anti-Jam product portfolio and roadmap. This is a complex and challenging role that will be highly rewarding, with extensive communication and interfacing requirements with key stakeholders, demanding excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of energy and stamina. The home office location will be based at Harlow, with attendance on site expected in line with Raytheon’s hybrid working model. Main Duties * Working effectively within a multi-disciplined design team * Develop requirements for new products * Generate detailed designs for solutions that meet those requirements * Consider the demands of other disciplines and functions within the design team * Model concepts and assess solutions * Verification and qualification of products to recognised industry standards and/or customer specific requirements * Design and implement test solutions * Support customer discussions * Problem solving and process improvement * Configuration of product designs and their controlled change. * Design products fit for manufacture * Produce design documentation and reports for project artefacts/deliverables Candidate Requirements Essential Honours degree in Electronics or a related discipline Knowledge of Xilinx FPGAs, Experience of writing RTL code for FPGA and verification of FPGA using VHDL. Use of Xilinx Vivado tools and Mentor Graphics/Siemens Modelsim for simulation Broad Electronics knowledge, including Digital Signal Processor (DSP) systems. Experience of high speed digital interfaces, i.e. LVDS, JESD-204B, DDR Good and demonstrable problem-solving skills Innovative thinker with self-motivation Good communicator able to work with others Eligible for or current holder of SC security clearance Desirable Experienced in MATLAB and Simulink for Model-Based Design (MBD). Keen interest in electronic design Experience with embedded microprocessor cores (i.e. Xilinx Zynq) and working with microprocessor devices Knowledge of Schematic Capture Tools Experienced in engineering/software development Practical experience in electronics design or test Standard Benefits: * 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays * Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution) * 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’ * Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes. * Enhanced sick pay scheme * Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave. * 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). * Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities. * Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) About Raytheon UK With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester along with a presence across other customer sites, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training. Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business About Raytheon Technologies Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Raytheon Career Development: Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role
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