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Hardware Digital Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  87156
Business Unit:  E&E Fribourg Sites Group (2260)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1700

Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialised in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 9’000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil and in India.
Meggitt Fribourg’s site provides its expertise to the four strategic business units of Meggitt PLC. Meggitt Fribourg is employing 450 employees. We develops, manufactures and sells world-wide a complete range of transducers and electronic systems for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

Job Designation

The Position

We are looking for a “Hardware Digital Development Engineer” to strengthen its development team and support upcoming FPGA design for new generation of protection and condition monitoring systems of rotating machinery. You will work on projects using state of the art SOC with a modular architecture vision to enable efficient and quick product development that will fit closely our customers’ needs.
You have experience and deep knowledge in FPGA SOC design and verification, motivated to join a dynamic and agile development team, then join the Meggitt Energy team!

Job Core Responsibilities

The main responsibilities for this role are:

•    Specify & design the electrical assembly/sub-assembly (or FPGA), and ensure that it fully covers the initial expressed needs (e.g. system for electrical assembly or assembly specification for FPGA).
•    Develop or support the development of any test tooling that are required to prove that the designed assembly/sub-assembly/FPGA is aligned with its specification.
•    Handles or drive the validation tests (or simulation) aimed at proving that the designed assembly/sub-assembly/FPGA is aligned with its specification.
•    Generates all development artefacts of the designed assembly/sub-assembly/FPGA expected along the development up to manufacturing stage 
•    Support the product management in defining the relevant product, with associated costs (whether RC or NRCs) & support any analysis or actions, related to in-service failure on already developed products, including production.
•    Support any analysis related to obsolescence or supply chain issues & support any request aimed at sustaining company certification (e.g. Audit)
•    Sustain and propose improvement on hardware development methodologies (e.g. standards, checklists, etc.).
•    Sustain and propose improvement on hardware development toolings, associated with development methodologies.
•    Propose new technologies that could fit business needs, with relevant assessment.

Job Specifications

Your Profile

•    Graduated in electrical engineering or equivalent 
•    5+ years in IP design and verification, using advanced methodologies (e.g. Python and TCL for script entry, UVM, System Verilog, VDHL, Verilog)
•    3+ years of electrical engineering in an industrial context, for digital electronics using processor or DSP.
•    Deep knowledge in FPGA SOC design and verification, including associated development tools (e.g. Questa).
•    English level B1 (European classification) at minimum 
•    Familiar with advanced methodologies in FPGA development: Python, UVM, System Verilog.
•    Knowledge of digital electronics using microprocessor, DSPs, including usual peripherals (e.g. DDR, FLASH, etc.) & of industrial development process (knowledge in Agile method), such as IEC-61508.
•    Autonomous in his field of expertise.

If you are looking for a challenging position with opportunity to grow in a truly international company, please send your application (resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma) in English to Please note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration.

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