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DSP Engineer

  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: Negotiable, Inside IR35 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82542_1717433954

Do you want to work at the forefront of Technology and Software? Are you interested in supporting the safety of our society and the protection of industry in the UK and across the globe? If so, the following role may be right for you…

We are looking for a DSP/VHDL Engineer to join the existing team in Great Baddow or Guildford on an initial 6 month contract (extension possible)

As a DSP/VHDL Engineer, you will join a multi-disciplinary team of engineers developing a new space digital system for "space to ground" and "space to space" radio communication, bespoke radio navigation, advanced multi-node time synchronisation, and multi-platform signal monitoring. Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Design, implement, test & integrate VHDL modules implementing DSP algorithms
  • Matlab and C modelling of DSP algorithms and sub-systems & systems
  • Run end to end VHDL, C and Matlab simulations of single modules, sub-systems and the full system
  • Design, implement, test & integrate embedded C/C++ modules implementing firmware control algorithms
  • Integration of simulated systems/sub-systems onto target hardware
  • System validation and verification test campaigns
  • VHDL and implementing VHDL DSP algorithms


To succeed within the role of a DSP/VHDL Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position and you'll have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree in physics or maths or electronic engineering
  • Extensive experience in DSP with coding language C
  • Previously worked on ISL waveforms in space

Please note that due to security nature of this role, candidates must be eligible and willing to undergo UK security vetting procedure.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Increase earning potential
  • Develop your skills
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Gain security clearance

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now as a start date is fast approaching!