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FPGA Development Engineer

  • Office: Extron Europe
  • Location: Dartford, Kent, UK
  • Department: Engineering
  • # of Openings: 1



*This is a hybrid home/office position. Employees must live within commutable distance to the office*


The company is currently expanding its UK operation designing video products for professional markets, creating an exciting opportunity to assist in the further development of state-of-the-art video products. We are seeking motivated and creative hardware engineers, keen to learn and contribute to the development of new products in high performance real time video.                                                                                                                           

Specifically we are seeking a multidisciplinary FPGA engineer to develop state of the art video processing, distribution and interfacing systems. The ideal candidate will have responsibilities including, design and test for digital video processing products using application processors and FPGAs. The ideal candidate would be responsible for FPGA IP development and integration of video processing, distribution and control logic. This includes integration of vendor or locally produced IP, logic and algorithm implementation in RTL, constraint management, synthesis, place & route, simulation, test and debug using the latest FPGA development tools. Additionally, the candidate would be responsible for advising board level design for FPGA power-supply specification, I/O pin placement/ signal type, board bring-up and hardware debug. The successful candidate will work well in a collaborative environment with other engineers, project managers and product managers throughout the design cycles.

Qualified Candidates will have:

Essential Skills

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with FPGA technology including VHDL.
  • Embedded design experience including a working knowledge of low level hardware and systems.
  • Familiarity with CAE tools.
  • UK First Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in electronics or other relevant subject.
  • Ideally 3 - 5 years of hardware design engineering experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work co-operatively in a team environment.

Desired Experience

  • FPGA peripheral interfaces: pcie; DDR3/4; high-speed transceivers.
  • Video interfaces; HDMI; HDCP; DisplayPort

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Work with managers and senior technical staff to develop digital products and their associated designs.
  • Gain detailed knowledge and understanding of existing designs. Support and maintain existing products.
  • Produce clear and concise design documentation of hardware designs.
  • Able to work to a project plan, tracking progress, identifying risks, anticipating delays and communicating such to the project leader.
  • Perform other activities and responsibilities as directed.



For over 35 years, Extron, headquartered in Anaheim, California, has been a leading developer and manufacturer of professional AV system products. Extron products are used to integrate video and audio into presentation systems for today's high tech boardrooms, presentation/training centers, university lecture halls, and other applications. Our corporate philosophy is founded on three concepts: Service, Support, and Solutions - S3. By following this standard, Extron has become one of the leading providers of products and training to the professional AV industry.

As an industry leader, Extron is committed to maintaining the outstanding level of quality services our customers expect. We strive to continually provide Service, Support, and Solutions - S3 to our customers. Our customers are our most important asset, and our employees are essential in maintaining that asset.

We are currently seeking quality individuals who can help us grow, and who desire to achieve a professional and rewarding career opportunity.

You may apply in person or send a resume via fax, mail, or e-mail (resumes sent by e-mail must be in PDF format) with salary requirements to:

Extron USA
Human Resources
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
Fax: 714.687.6378

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Europe
Human Resources
Hanzeboulevard 10
3825 PH  Amersfoort
The Netherlands
Fax: +31.33.453.4061

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Asia
Human Resources
135 Joo Seng Road #04-01
Singapore 368363
Fax: +65.6383.4994

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Extron Middle East & Africa
Human Resources
Dubai Airport Free Zone
F13, PO Box 293666
Dubai, UAE
Fax: +971.4.299.1881

Please No Phone Calls

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