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Job ID: R10009788
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: High Wycombe, UK
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Job Type: Conversion

Robotics and Industrial IoT Engineer

Job Description

Intel FPGA (formerly Altera) is looking for an outstanding engineer who understands control system hardware and embedded software for machinery or robotics, who can develop new concepts and reference designs to demonstrate the advantages of combined processor and FPGA for multi-axis control including machine vision with secure communications.

Work may include demonstrating Embedded Control and Functional Safety system solutions to our customers, at sites round the world and at key trade shows such as SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany and CES in Las Vegas, USA.

The role is based in High Wycombe, 40mins from central London and Oxford.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing solutions, IP and architectures for next generation embedded control systems.
  • Identify the benefits of FPGA and processor solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, using the FPGA to improve control, algorithm execution, functional safety or communications.
  • Work with other departments and use the latest programming tools to develop compelling demonstrations and reference designs.
  • Present and demonstrate these solutions to customers or support colleagues to do so.
  • Enabling customers to meet safety standards IEC 61508 and ISO 26262.
  • Providing input to Intel's future architectures and products.


•MEng or higher in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, with excellent results.
•Interest in FPGAs, embedded control systems and functional safety.
•Understand system design in machines or robots, multi-axis motion control and machine vision
•FPGA hardware design skills or willingness to learn (Verilog or VHDL).
•Understand embedded software design concepts.
•Self-starter who is able to set their own goals and deliver output to a high standard.
•Good interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to apply sound judgement.
•Good problem solving skills

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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