FPGA Engineer (m/w/d)

    • Heidelberg, Germany

Who we are

At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We're combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers - all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

Our site in Heidelberg has the following core competencies:

  • Avionics Systems
  • On-board electronics for land vehicles
  • Products for the aerospace industry


We have established ourselves as a leading supplier of customized electronics solutions for the aerospace and defense industries. Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg supplies integrated navigation and communications systems for a wide range of military applications and is a global leader in satellite reaction wheel technology.

We are redefining aerospace.

Job Responsibilities

  • Requirements based Digital Hardware Design & Verification (FPGA)
    • Formal Requirements Capture
    • Conceptual Design/Hierachical Decomposition
    • Detailed Design (VHDL)
    • Module Level Verification
    • Implementation
    • HW Integration
    • Formal Design Documentation
  • Design Verification via HDL simulation/code assertions/HW verification on-target
    • Development of Verification Cases, of Test Enviroment & of Verification Procedures
    • Performing Verification
    • Formal Documentation of Results


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical - , Communications - , Aerospace - and Astronautics Engineering or comparable studies
  • Minimum 1 year of project experience in digital HW design (industry or academic) desirable
  • Hardware Description Language: VHDL, Verilog
  • Scrpting Language (e.g. TCL)
  • Windows/Linux (user, scripting)
  • Mentor ModelSim/QuestaSim
  • Xilinx ISE/Vivado
  • MicroSemi Libero
  • DOORS/JAMA
  • SVN/Clearcase
  • Avionics HW Development Standards (DO-254), alternatively automotive or medical
  • Video Standards (e.g. NTSC/PAL component video, VGA, SMPTE SDI, Display Port, ARINC 818)
  • Modern interconnects (PCI-Express, Ethernet)
  • Legacy I/O standards
  • Digital Video/Image Processing
  • Memory Interface Standards (DDR3/4)
  • Peripheral Interconnects
  • Fluent English skills desirable
  • Good communication and team work skills
  • Ownership and accountability to work and to team


Be part of our team in Heidelberg

  • Join our multicultural team and work with people from different countries
  • Flexible working times, opportunity to work in Homeoffice, 30 days of vacation
  • Industry-specific pay
  • Company sponsored pension plan
  • Corporate health management
  • Internal and external training opportunities to promote the continuous learning and development of our employees
  • Global career opportunities at over 300 sites worldwide


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