FPGA Developer

Vacancies 03 October 2019

Closing date





Maria Gumpler +358 (10) 4221680
Jani Pelkonen -
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FPGA Developer

Your Role

As part of a development team, your work spans from understanding system and requirements to making an architectural design and doing the actual construction, integration and qualification testing. Our ambition is to strongly support engineers extending their knowledge and experience into systems engineering, product development and be able to develope personal competencies.


Your daily task involve:

- Specifying, implementing and verifying VHDL blocks for FPGAs

- Compiling entire FPGAs, test and verify them in the laboratory

- Collaborate with engineers from different areas like RF, HW and SW


A vital part of our working culture is continuous validation, ensuring that we not only build products correctly, but that we also build the correct products. The quicker you learn about our customers and products, the quicker you can help us in this validation. In return Saab offers you great opportunities for technical and personal growth. Impressive people build absolutely amazing products with the latest technology on sites all over the world. It is largely up to you how you want to experience this!


Your work place will be in the Saab Technology Center in Tampere but since Saab is a global company, this role will require some travelling and be able to communicate with your collegues abroad.

Your Profile

Required Skills

- Know-how of the FPGA Design flow

- Experience with Xilinx and/ or Altera FPGAs and tools like Vivado or Quartus

- Familiar with used simulators like Modelsim or Questa

- Skilled of making complex FPGA designs


Additional Skills

- C/C++

- Matlab, TCL

- Understanding of RF Receiver architectures and corresponding digital signal processing

- Fluent (both orally and in writing) in Finnish and in English


The position entails to working with classified information and requires therefore applicant to participate a background check and a security clearance made by a Finnish Security Intelligence Service.

What you will be a part of

Saab Technology Center is further expanding it's development unit in Tampere and looking for experienced FPGA Professional.


In Saab Technology center you will be a part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit that delivers Electronic Warfare applications for air, land and naval products such as the Gripen Fighter and Globaleye Surveillance Aircraft. The Saab Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for signal detection, signal processing, and electonic counter measure support on absolute cutting edge hardware, software and as well test systems.


Here you will join extremely competent, ambitious and helpful colleagues. Our development is typically done by teams in a modern, agile fashion with distributed responsibilities and high efficiency. Our toolchain ties planning, issue tracking and source control together in a tight loop. Our cooperative working culture, the EW Spirit, is the foundation to our success and contribution to Saab.

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