FPGA Engineer

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    Website OQC

    OQC

    ABOUT OQC

    At Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) we are building quantum computers to enable life-changing discoveries : from new drug modelisation to longer-lasting battery technology and portfolio optimisation. We are developing a cloud based quantum computer service – Quantum Computing as a Service (QCaaS) – to help our customers improve their operations and trailblaze new commercial and scientific approaches.

    Our team is composed of 15 people with various backgrounds in quantum physics, nanotechnologies, hardware, and software. We are all bound by the desire to put OQC at the forefront of the quantum revolution and build a technology with practical applications in mind.

    ROLE OVERVIEW

    The FPGA plays an integral role in the control of our quantum computer. It is both the source and destination of the microwave pulses used to control and readout our qubits, and acts as both a pulse sequencer and a waveform digitizer. At OQC we are looking to develop our in-house solution further to increase our capabilities. As an FPGA engineer you will work within a team of highly qualified engineers on the design and implementation of our digital signal chain in which the pulses are generated, modified and captured.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • FPGA IP Design using VHDL or Verilog
    • Verification and hardware testing
    • Ensuring designs meet requirements (timing, utilisation, power)
    • Python driver and test-case development
    • Documenting design ideas, specifications and test results
    • Managing tasks through to completion

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in engineering or similar
    • 3+ years of commercial FPGA design and development experience
    • Proven track record of IP design and verification using HDLs, preferably Verilog
    • Proficiency with Vivado (scripting flow, defining constraints, build analysis)
    • Experience in the design and implementation of DSP for FPGA
    • Strong design, debug, and troubleshooting skills with solid hands-on experience using chipscope, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and other test equipment
    • Creative mindset for developing solutions to unique and challenging problems
    • Technically versatile and able to learn new skills that you can apply across multiple types of work
    • A willingness to take on other roles and responsibilities for the greater good of the team

    DESIRED SKILLS

    • Appreciation and understanding of RF engineering
    • Experience in PCB design, debug and bring-up
    • Prior experience working in a start-up or small team environment

    LOCATION & TRAVEL

    OQC’s office is located in Shinfield, Reading. There will be a requirement for occasional travel throughout the UK and elsewhere abroad for conferences, meetings and engineering visits.

    REMUNERATION

    Attractive remuneration based on experience.

     

    APPLY NOW

    Send us a cover letter and resume at careers@oxfordquantumcircuits.com

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    To apply for this job email your details to careers@oxfordquantumcircuits.com