Lead FPGA Engineer

Join a winning team and contribute to the Green Energy transition as a Lead FPGA Engineer in Stafford. Enhance product features for world-class Control & Protection systems.

GE Vernova
GE Vernova
Stafford, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   18 days ago

About GE Vernova

Company Overview

GE Vernova

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Renewable Utilities

Electricity generation, including power from hydro, gas, nuclear, and steam sources; manufacturing of wind turbine blades; grid solutions, power conversion, solar, and storage solutions.

Electricity sales, product manufacturing and related services.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 100 countries around the world 🌍

Significant contributions to global renewable energy capacity and advanced technology in energy systems.

Company Culture

"To electrify the world and help decarbonize it." Committed to leading the energy transition and enhancing quality of life globally.

Emphasizes innovation, collaboration, and sustainability.

Focus on advanced research, consulting services, and financial solutions supporting employee growth and expertise in energy systems.

Activities & Projects

GE Vernova is involved in several major projects including the development of the world's longest, most advanced wind turbine blade, the LM 107.0P.

Introduction of GridOS to navigate new grid realities, and pioneering work in renewable energy technology.

Committed to achieving carbon neutrality in facilities and operations by 2030, with ongoing innovations in renewable energy and sustainable practices.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities in digital technology, engineering, manufacturing, project management, and sales among others.

Offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and a focus on employee well-being.

Contact Information

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Careers at GE Vernova

Become part of a winning team and help to deliver the Green Energy transition.

The FPGA Development Engineer will be working to define requirements, enhance product features for an electronic design for world-class Control & Protection system in VSC and LCC systems, working together with engineers based global locations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Analysing system requirements and defining functions to be implemented in Hardware.
  • FPGA Application development.
  • Analogue and Digital Hardware design.
  • Maintain legacy products including updates and improvements to extend product life span.
  • Contribution to creating and maintaining manufacturing data packs.
  • Writing functional specifications for design.
  • Writing test specifications (Routine test, Type test).
  • Participating in and contributing to design reviews.
  • Ensuring designs are documented to Company standards.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree or Higher in Electrical / Electronic engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience (3-5 years) of FPGA design using VHDL or Verilog.
  • Knowledge and experience of Model Based Design.
  • Strong all-round knowledge and understanding of electronic components & principles.
  • Exceptional hardware / FPGA debugging skills.
  • Experience with Altera, Microsemi, Xilinx FPGA devices and design tools (Quartus II, Libero SoC).
  • Dynamic and proactive with ability to work on own or as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team to resolve technical issues.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience of designing hardware for real time control applications.
  • High-speed digital hardware design and PCB layout skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Motivated great teammate, self-starter, results oriented.
  • Agile development practices e.g., Scrum
  • Scripting experience using Perl, Python
  • Experience of version control, e.g., SVN, GIT
  • Bug tracking tools, e.g., JIRA
  • Power Electronics control system design.
  • Knowledge of HVDC

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024


Stafford, United Kingdom

3-5 years


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