Thales people architect and deliver satellite-based systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planet's resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system.
The Thales Group employs over 83,000 people worldwide, 500 of them in Switzerland. Thales' roots in Switzerland date back to the mid-19th century. Since that time, we have become an authoritative and trend-setting provider of high-tech solutions, key technologies, systems and services in the fields of Transportation Security, Defense & Security, Satellite & Space Technology and Digital Identity & Security.
Thales Alenia Space Schweiz AG in Zurich, with its 75 employees, is the Swiss branch of the internationally operating Thales Alenia Space, Thales Alenia Space Switzerland has over 20 years of experience in the development and construction of opto-electronic systems for space and has established itself as a leading supplier of small and high-performance opto-electronic observation and communication systems for the European and global space industry.
For our space business at our location in Zürich we are looking for an experienced
FPGA Design Engineer (m/f/d) (Ref. No. R0157631)
You will enjoy having this responsibility:
Specification, conceptual and detailed design of integrated circuits for FPGA with focus on forward error correction (FEC), clock and data recovery (CDR) and line coding.
It also involves the following tasks:
Specify, desgin and verify by review analysis and test the conceptual and detailed development of digital electronics (FPGA, VHDL) for space and terrestrial application
Support for electrical subsystem engineering from specification to delivery in compliance to industrial and space business norms & standards (e.g. ECSS) with focus on digital electronics
Support process development and continuous improvement
Analyze modulation and coding schemes for multi-gigabit applications
Support link budget for optical communication
Technical education (university degree) in electrical engineering or similar
Excellent theoretical and practical experience in the development of digital electronics and communication equipment (e.g. coding, modulation, signal to noise, communication protocols & algorithms)
Experience in space business and applications is an advantage
Very experienced in the usage of design, verification and analysis tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics Modelsim, IDE like Microsemi Libero, Phyton, TCL/TK, Matlab)
Interest and skills in interdisciplinary development of complex systems e.g. for space applications
Strong communication and collaboration skills
A structured, methodical working method
You want to learn more? The Talent Acquisition Team is looking forward to hearing from you.
Phone: +49 7156 353 36203
Look forward to the collegial climate of a Swiss SME and the international reach of a global corporation with employment conditions that leave nothing to be desired. Thales lives diversity in everyday life, values work-life balance and where possible enables flexible working.
For more information on Thales as an employer, visit www.thalesgroup.com
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