FPGA/VHDL Designer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10004865
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry High Tech

About this vacancy

Do you have a broad interest in technology, affinity with hardware and software and do you find it a challenge to be at the beginning of the design of various complex products for our versatile customers? Then the job of FPGA/VHDL Designer is for you. A job in which you fulfil an intermediary function between the company and the customer and you find great diversity in the customers and products that we develop for our customers. Do you want a challenging and independent job with plenty of room for personal input and, in time, various career opportunities? Our client makes innovative products that lead to satisfied customers.

Job description

As an FPGA/VHDL Designer you will be part of the Embedded Systems department, a group consisting of FPGA/VHDL Designers, Embedded Software Designers, Hardware Designers and PCB Designers. Together with your colleagues you work on electronics solutions, in which you are the FPGA expert, which we develop and produce for and in consultation with our customers. From your professional adult role you are able to manage juniors in addition to your own work and teach them the tricks of the job.

Your tasks also include:

  • drawing up concept solutions, budgeting work for quotation;
  • drawing up specifications and reviewing these with the customer;
  • independently design, implement, test and document a design;
  • having access to the most recent knowledge in their own field of expertise FPGA/VHDL and updating this further where necessary;
  • being and remaining aware of development tools and practices;
  • working with and according to (internal) coding standards;
  • participating in project teams: internal/external system architect, HW and SW Designers;
  • assisting with the production of the developed products completion of assigned work in accordance with the schedule;
  • managing and supervising junior FPGA designers; 


Our client is an international organisation specialised in the development of high-quality industrial electronic applications. They offer custom made solutions for the complete product life-cycle of both electronic components and complete box-build electronic control systems. The company is mostly active in the automotive industry, medical industry, defence industry, industrial market and semiconductor industry.

Offer description

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model);
  • Challenging assignments;
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office;
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach;
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance);
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven;
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture;
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals;
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies.

Candidate profile

First of all, you have good communication and social skills. You know how to maintain good contacts with your colleagues, suppliers and customers and you know what is going on with the various parties. In order to get things clear, you are able to listen carefully and by asking questions so that you have the right information at your disposal. You have a broad interest and experience in the technology of both firmware but also hardware and software for embedded systems design. You are able, possibly together with an electronics/PCBA designer, to make a well-founded hardware choice. It goes without saying that you will keep up with the developments in your field. You are able to work in a team, but you are also able to fulfil your function on your own. It goes without saying that you are neat and accurate in your work and that your designs are made as optimally and accurately as possible.

Furthermore, you bring:

  • a completed Higher/Academic grade in the field of electronics or similar;
  • thorough knowledge of – and experience with modelling samples (e.g. VHDL, Verilog, HLS);
  • thorough knowledge of the specific development tools (e.g. Vivado, Quartus, Modelsim, Questasim, Mentor CDC);
  • familiar with building simulation models/test-bench for use with e.g. Modelsim or Questasim;
  • familiar with HW development tools (e.g. Spice, Matlab) Familiar with programming languages (e.g. C/C++/#, Java, Python);
  • experience with quality techniques such as FMEA, MTBF;
  • good knowledge and experience with MS Office Word and Excel;
  • good communication and writing skills in Dutch and English;
  • willingness to carry out work on location of our clients.