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Fredrikstad, NO

Date:  Mar 16, 2023
Job ID:  6853

FPGA Designer

As an international company with European roots (HQ in Kortrijk, Belgium), Barco has a culture of collaboration across borders and nationalities.
Because we believe diversity leads to more great ideas and drives innovation.
Thanks to our over 3,000 visioneers, we develop unique visualization & collaboration technology that helps professionals accelerate innovation in the healthcare, enterprise and entertainment markets.

We are currently looking for an FPGA Designer 


Barco Fredrikstad R&D 


Barco Fredrikstad is a high-tech R&D department that designs and develops world-leading compact, high-resolution projectors used for pilot, naval or ground simulated training, amusement rides and attractions, concerts and events or high-end home cinema, to name a few. The Norwegian R&D facility is part of the larger Barco group, headquartered in Belgium, and is considered a Center of Excellence in its field.   


As an FPGA developer:  


  • You will be participating in a team creating future SW, HW and FPGA solutions for our projectors in cooperation with the R&D team in Fredrikstad and Belgium and our other sites in USA, Germany, India and China 

  • You will join a team in Fredrikstad which consists of 2 FPGA developers and works in close collaboration with the Belgium FPGA team, which currently consist of 4 people.  

  • You will work in close collaboration with our SW and HW teams. Skills, experience and interest in SW and/or HW design is highly appreciated. 

  • You will participate in the whole development process from idea and concept to implementation and verification and all the way to mass production. 

  • You will work with Continuous Integration with the use of structural test benches.  

  • You will participate in developing high end image processing solutions such as 

  • Geometrical correction 

  • Multi-channel blending  

  • Filtering 

  • Scaling 

  • De-interlacing 

  • You will work with high speed FPGA technology and protocols such as 

  • Transceiver technology 

  • PCIe 

  • HDMI 

  • DisplayPort 

  • V-by-One 


Qualifications and personal qualities:  


  • Bachelor/Master degree or well documented relevant experience. 

  • Experience in architecture and VHDL implementation 

  • Experience in FPGA tool chain and ModelSim is preferred 

  • Fluent communication skills in Norwegian and/or English 

  • Analytical skills 

  • Structured and diligent 

  • Scripting languages like Python and/or TCL 

  • Solution-oriented 

  • Practical and capable of using laboratory tools and measurement equipment 

  • Demonstrate a driving ability in both teamwork as well as individually 


New graduates with the right professional profile are encouraged to apply. 


We offer: 


  • Competitive terms and  conditions 

  • Our very own Barco University with continuous training opportunities with reference to lifelong learning & employability 

  • Possibilities to work abroad. 

  • Social activities 


You will be part of an amazing, dynamic and international team of colleagues in a very fun business. 


About Barco Fredrikstad


Barco Fredrikstad AS is a company located in Fredrikstad, Norway that designs, develops and manufactures high-performance projectors for professional and business applications and is recognized as a Center of Excellence in single-chip DLP® projection technology. 


Amongst its core markets are training and simulation, visitor attractions, planetariums, high-resolution scientific visualization, High End Home Cinema and corporate visualization amongst others. Barco Fredrikstad is part of the one billion euro Barco Group headquartered in Belgium. 


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