Senior Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer

Location: UK
Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate

Senior Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer

Our Client is a rapidly expanding company in the global space industry.

We are looking for a Senior Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer to lead the DSP team involved in delivering a satellite communications project on time, on budget, whilst meeting the complete requirements specifications.


The Senior DSP Engineer main duties and responsibilities include

  • Day-to-day management and direction of a small team of  DSP engineers and determine what is the engineering requirement from high-level specifications
  • Implement Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms in Hardware Description Language (HDL) for an FPGA-based high-speed modem
  • HDL design, implementation, simulation and verification
  • Documentation of design, simulation results and verification procedures
  • Implement low-level device drivers in embedded C/C++
  • Work closely with hardware engineers in project specification, development and validation

Qualifications & Experience

  • PhD degree in Wireless Communications.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field
  • Well-developed digital design skills for FPGA implementations using HDLs such as VHDL or Verilog
  • Knowledge of DSP algorithms such as modulation/demodulation techniques, adaptive modulation, digital filters, FFTs, error-correction coding
  • Experience of system modelling/testing with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Embedded system skills, e.g. C/C++programming
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills in areas of project documentation, reports and white papers
  • Team management and product management experience


  • Experience with working on an SoC FPGA platform, e.g. Xilinx Zynq-7000 series
  • Experience of working with Real-Time OS, embedded Linux, programming ARM processors or 16-bit/32-bit MCUs
  • Knowledge of TCP-IP/SPI/I2C/UART/USB protocols
  • Experience of interfacing with high-speed ADC/DAC data paths

For further information about this position please Contact us and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.


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