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VLSI Design Engineer

Job ID: R0129504 Location: Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Regular Employment, Full time
Thales people architect and deliver satellite-based systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planet's resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system.

Key duties:

You will be part of a team including VLSI design engineers. Your duties will include:

  • Definition and follow-on of FPGA development and validation plans
  • FPGA logic design, coding, simulation, and synthesis using VHDL for the following functions:
    • On board Telecommands and Telemetries
    • On board computer controller
  • Support to integration and validation activities ofthedevelopedfirmwareonthetargethardwarewith other system components and software
  • Definition of FPGA documentation according to ECSS applicable standards

You will interface the customer and suppliers and you will collaborate with other Thales Alenia Space departments including project leaders, product lines, industrial engineering, manufacturing and marketing & sales.

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Laurea Magistrale or Master degree or relevant work experience
  • Proficient in operating the simulation and modeling equipment including the designing tools
  • Well acquainted with the basic characteristics of the digital designing instruments
  • Possess an expertise in the typical FPGA development platforms such as Actel, Xilinx, Altera, etc.
  • To be knowledgeable about the high speed DSP and I/O and integrated CPU
  • have the capability to work in a dynamic work atmosphere where he needs to be cooperative with the other associates of the team
  • Able to manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Attitude to problem solving and to achieve results within time and cost constraints
  • Good knowledge of English in writing and speaking

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Milano, Italy