Digital Design Engineer


Ref: 1176Tuesday 18 February 2020

Depending on experience + benefits

Enigma People Solutions is looking for a Digital Design Engineer to join the hardware team of our multinational electronics client’s Imaging Division based in Edinburgh. The position of Digital Design Engineer requires a motivated individual with strong communication and team-working skills. The candidate should be passionate about SOC design and the field of photonics.

You will play an important role in the development of new and existing products. This will involve a broad range of tasks covering the entire spectrum of the digital design flow; from specification to implementation, designing and integrating custom IPs within a wider system architecture including analogue components, embedded microcontroller management, testbench simulation, FPGA and SOC verification.

Specific responsibilities will include HDL and embedded firmware design (C and assembler) and verification at IP and SOC levels, FPGA and SOC synthesis and final evaluation of the design on silicon.

Key skills & experience

  • Relevant degree level qualification
  • Solid understanding of digital theory, including static timing analysis (STA) and high-speed/low-power design techniques.
  • Competent digital circuit design skills
  • Proficiency in Verilog HDL/System Verilog, and the C programming language
  • Cadence HDL simulation (IUS)
  • Scripting languages (PERL, Python)
  • Embedded microcontrollers

Throughout our decade long relationship with this client, we have placed numerous candidates; many of whom are still happily there, working on cutting edge technologies for one of Europe’s most innovative tech giants.

By joining the team in Edinburgh, you’ll become part of a R&D team that is at the forefront of this company’s technological advance. You’ll be working in great environment (newly refurbished office completed in summer of 2017), with on site test labs and within walking distance to Edinburgh city centre. Great benefits and competitive salary is on offer, as well as clear career progression.


  • Income Protection - 2/3rds base salary if permanently unable to work
  • Life Assurance - 4x annual salary
  • Private Medical Insurance - fully expensed for family (pay only the taxable benefit)
  • Free Health Check-ups - every two years
  • Stakeholder Pension - up to 7.5% from the company
  • Pension Salary Sacrifice - we give 100% of NI saving (12.8%)
  • Flexible Holiday - buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Cycle Scheme - save ~50% on a bike
  • Child Care Vouchers - tax efficient child care
  • Accident Insurance - up to 5x salary
  • Social Club - subsidised membership to Escapees

For more information and a full job description, submit your CV or get in touch with Dan: or 0131 510 8150.