PLD/FPGA Designer Video & Graphics

Vacancies 07 December 2018

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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Per Emilsson, recruiting manager +46 10 2153921
Josefin Andersson, HR-specialist recruitment +46 10 2156097
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What you will be a part of

Avionics Systems develops and manufactures qualified systems and equipment (electronics, mechanics and software) for demanding applications in aircraft and helicopters. Many of these products are developed in collaboration with other parts of Saab or external partners. Most of our projects are carried out in an international environment and we supply products for two of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing.

Product Areas Control & Actuation, Gripen, Mission Avionics and Integrated Avionics Solutions as well as Engineering are all part of the Business Unit Avionics Systems and have its operation in Järfälla and Huskvarna.

The section Video & Graphics Hardware within the Engineering department is looking for an FPGA Designer within Video & Graphics Technology with placement in Järfälla.

Your role

You will be involved in the design of FPGA:s for demanding realtime video and graphics applications. The designs typically include video interfaces, video compression/decompression, video processing e.g. scaling, rotation, DDRx interfaces, high-speed serial buses for control and data access e.g. PCI Express. You will be involved in all stages of development i.e. specification, conceptual design, detailed design, test in lab, integration, verification and documentation.

You will design robust and cost effective solutions in close cooperation with system engineers, chief engineers, team leaders, HW designers, SW designers etc.

You will be involved in system work on FPGA level designing efficient HW architecture for our products. 

Your skills and experience

You have:
- A Master of Science Degree within electronics or equivalent
- Experience of FPGA design within the Video & Graphics area
- Ability to work individually as well as in teams
- Fluent in written and spoken Swedish and English

You should preferrably have experience in:
- Xilinx FPGA, ModelSim and Vivado
- Image processing
- Formal requirement capture and verification
- Development according to RTCA/DO-254
- Analogue and digital electronics design
- Low level programming

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable Government security clearance.

Please note that we apply a continuous selection process and that the position may be assigned before the deadline has expired.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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