VHDL / FPGA Design Engineer

Celestia Antwerp BV is active in the space sector enabling customers to fulfill their needs when it comes to Satellite Integration with products reaching from Ground Station Products to Test Systems.

Are you driven by highly innovative technical environment? Are you looking for challenges enabling you to take an active role in Space programs? Then we may have a good news for you as Celestia Antwerp is actively looking for hiring

VHDL / FPGA Design Engineer

The VHDL / FPGA Design Engineer will join the department in charge of the development of satellite communication products which are part of the RF chain linking the ground station Antenna (S-Band up to Ka-Band) to its Central Control Station. These include equipment covering a wide span of products such as high-speed data receivers used in scientific missions, telecommand and telemetry baseband modems, RF frequency converters and many others.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • He / she will take the leadership role in the design and the development of the FPGA core integrated in our products and will document the architectural design choices made.
  • He / she will execute pro-actively all necessary simulations and consolidate all results obtained.
  • He / she will secure his / her FW deliverables through wise unit testing coverage.
  • He / she will define the test plans and procedures to fulfill the FPGA core verification.
  • He / she might support business development activities in drafting high-level technical architecture meeting customer high-level objectives issued through RFP.
  • He / she might participate to conferences and sometimes present technical achievements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master / PhD in Electronics or equivalent through experience.
  • Expertise with Digital Communication Systems (e.g. Modulator, Demodulator, (Up/Down) Sampling, Decimator, Interpolator, Filtering, Encoding/Decoding, ADC / DAC, PCIe, LVDS, etc…).
  • In-depth knowledge in VLSI design and proven working experience with Altera / Intel and Xilinx FPGAs within corresponding proprietary development environment.
  • Linux kernel device driver development skills is an asset.
  • Technical leadership.
  • Ability to write technical documentation.
  • Motivated, team player, dynamic, sense of ownership and commitment.

Job offer

A professional and stimulating working environment in the space sector. We also offer you an attractive remuneration with many fringe benefits.                    


Send your application to hr@celestia-antwerp.be