Space System FPGA Developer – Uppsala

We are looking for an enthusiastic and technically minded FPGA engineer to contribute to our design of state-of-the-art satellite subsystems, with an emphasis on electronics and software engineering. The candidate should show strong aptitude, share our enthusiasm for systems engineering for space applications. This is a full-time role for an experienced FPGA developer, who can work to deliver our next range of subsystems for satellite projects.

Responsibilities will include:

· Design of our on-board computer system-on-chip FPGA designs for space applications

· Architectural design and review of avionics and FPGA designs

· Be part of testing together with software or electronics team

· To improve current designs and undertake design reviews with the rest of the team

· To engage with stakeholders (technicians, engineers and clients) to ensure correct functionality, operation, manufacture and integration of our systems

· Generation and maintenance of technical design documentation including requirements capture, technical descriptions and user manuals

Skills required:

· Candidate should be educated to at least Bachelor’s degree in system on chip, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience

· HDL design for FPGA systems (VHDL)

· Knowledge of high speed digital design (SERDES)

· Digital Electronics hardware design experience

· Design for Manufacture and Design for Test awareness

· Ability to diagnose and debug new and existing FPGA designs

· Reliability design analyses

· Experience designing Hardware/Software interfaces

· Ability to work as part of a team of engineers to deliver work packages to time, cost and quality

· Fluent in English, written and spoken

Skills Desired:

· Embedded communication systems and standards, including use and understanding of CAN, SPI, I2C and UART

· Experience with DSP algorithms or dataflow implementations

· Experience of coding in C and Python (application and/or device drivers) will be beneficial

· Test driven development and unit testing

· Good understanding of systems and mission requirements

· Ability to work independently and make educated decisions, as well as an ability to support and mentor other team members

· Knowledge of board testing and ESA quality management




AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions: · Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers

· Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions · Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth. Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, NSLComm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA. Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

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AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs. If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in.

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