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FPGA Software Developer

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
AN innovative and exceptional FPGA Developer is sought by a fast-paced Software Specialist to join its team. Your core role will be to build and maintain high-end software and embedded systems. You should have a theoretical knowledge of the Object-Orientated Programming language that can be used in the real world. The ideal candidate must also possess a Higher Degree/Diploma in IT or related field, have 3+ years’ FPGA Development, proficiency in C, Python, Windows & Linux and experience with algorithms/data structures knowledge. You must be able to coordinate with other Devs for cross-functional requirements implementation and tests & have the ability to quickly create advanced software solutions that are relatively free from defect and are easily maintained.
 
DUTIES:
  • FPGA Programming and Integration.
  • Systems Design.
  • Documentation / Technical Authoring.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Research / Investigations.
  • Service Level Monitoring.
  • Systems Testing.
  • User Support.
  • Create Firmware for custom hardware designs.
  • Code Versioning.
  • Consult with internal stakeholders to determine the scope of Software Development projects.
  • Collaborate with the Software Development team on application design and development.
  • Develop software and oversee the deployment of applications across platforms.
  • Perform diagnostic tests and debugging procedures.
  • Create end-user application feedback channels.
  • Optimize software by performing maintenance, updates, and upgrades.
  • Keep up to date with standards and advancements in application development.
  • Resolve issues proactively to deliver high quality products.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • Higher Degree or Diploma in IT or related field.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • 3+ Years FPGA Development experience.
  • Knowledge of Best Practices.
  • Proficiency in C and Python.
  • Experience with algorithms/data structures knowledge.
  • Software Development lifecycle experience.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux.
  • Coordination with other Developers for cross-functional requirements implementation and tests.
  • The ability to quickly create advanced software solutions that are relatively free from defect and are easily maintained.
 
Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating competency in the following:
  • Experience with managing large long-term projects mostly unaided.
  • Real-time Multimedia and Embedded Development experience.
  • Ethernet protocols.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Excellent work ethics, punctual, enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. 
  • Team player with the ability to work in small teams.