Type: Full time contract.
Job Description: The candidate will participate in the design, implementation, validation and use of a new remote sensing equipment to be flown on-board of a drone. This will be a prototype instrument towards a future satellite based instrument. Its main participation will be on the development of the digital back end (System On Chip – FPGA) of a drone-based remote sensing instrument with special focus on the implementation of digital electronics. Thus, knowledge and experience on projects based on digital signal processing and/or VHDL and other hardware description languages are welcome. The candidate will also be responsible of creating the documentation (in English) of the implemented designs. Experience and/or interest in low level programming (C – language) for the development of embedded Linux drivers are also welcome. The candidate may also collaborate with other groups in aspects related to SoC and FPGAs.
Experience and Knowledge: The ideal candidate will have an engineering degree in Electronics or Telecomunication, be proficient in digital signal processing and the use of VHDL, and the design, implementation and test of digital embedded systems. Programming of linux drivers (C – language). Proficient level of written English. Autonomous and team work capacity.