FPGA Designer

  • Category
    Engineering - Electronic
  • Job type
  • Location
    Peterborough, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a FPGA Designer for 12 month contract with one of our International companies.  This FPGA Designer requires advanced formal engineering education, superior problem solving skills and independent decision-making ability. Responsibilities include designing and verification of Complex Component digital systems (FPGA’s) in a team setting. Systems typically require the analysis, design and development of real-time control algorithms, sensor interfaces, serial and other communications interfaces. This position reports to Hardware Engineering Manager.



  • Take ownership of the Physical Verification and design activities for CEH/FPGA testing to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with DO-254 requirements.
  • Conduct Verification and Validation and design activities on CEH/FPGA components to meet DO-254 DALA certification requirements
  • Develop/Refine firmware code and test scripts using Matlab and Modelsim and support the physical verification testing on CEH/FPGAs
  • Run test scripts on the VHDL test bench and Matlab
  • Review and analyze results generated by Logic Analyzers
  • Update and document test procedures to meet DO-254 requirements
  • Update Hardware documentation in support of Audits
  • Work in conjunction with Quality, Planning and Programs/Project Management personnel to ensure V&V activities are conducted in a timely manner
  • Work cross-functionally with development process, to ensure activities and documentation of results are performed with a focus on meeting DO-254 DAL A requirements
  • Attend development design reviews that focus on generating and delivering a certification artifacts.



  • Minimum 3 years of analog and digital experience in circuit design and analysis;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of training and experience;
  • Advanced level FPGA design and verification experience (5+ years) (Microsemi Igloo2 experience an asset)
  • Experience in Motor Control Systems (Field oriented Control) considered an asset
  • Good working knowledge of Airborne D)-254 design assurance process
  • Experience in digital logic design (VHDL and/or Verilog)
  • Experience in writing testbences in VHDL from requirements
  • Experience using TCL scripting languages
  • Experience in using Matlab and Simulink
  • Proficient using verification tool(Modelsim SE)
  • Experienced in the use of trace-ability CM tool (IBM DOORS)


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_021050_12091318

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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