Graduate Digital Design Engineer

Digital Design

Ref: 1223Monday 6 January 2020

Enigma People Solutions is looking for a graduate 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.

Our client is known throughout the world for their products and expertise in the industry, by joining this dynamic and fast-paced work environment you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest in the industry and develop your expertise and career for years to come. Our client is well known for developing talent and looking inwards when hiring senior staff, providing a space in which staff can plan and progress their careers.

The successful candidate 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. The multi-disciplinary nature of the role provides for a broad working experience and ample opportunity for career progression.

Key skills & experience

  • Relevant degree level qualification
  • Solid understanding of digital theory
  • 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      


Our client provides a comprehensive benefits package to ensure staff are well looked after. This includes:

  • 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