Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Engineer


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This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing company on the South coast, with international reach. We are looking for a highly capable, enthusiastic and personable individual to join our team. We are specifically seeking a Graduate Engineer; either recently or soon to be graduated with knowledge of the following: C/C++, System Verilog, UVM, Python or Matlab, to contribute to the development of IP, system and board solutions within our product portfolio. This is a hands-on role, which will play an important part in the growth of AccelerComm and its product portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute and eventually take responsibility for the successful and timely delivery of portions of projects by providing technical capabilities and skills, in RTL design, Software development, implementation and verification
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the micro-architecture, verification test plan, design, development, verification, SoC physical implementation, FPGA implementation and documentation of our IP 
  • Develop RTL implementations of our IP, using SystemVerilog
  • Develop Software Implementations of IP, using C/C++ and Matalb
  • Develop test benches for RTL implementations of electronics systems for communication, using SystemVerilog, SystemC and DPI
  • Actively engage with and adhere to AccelerComm engineering methodology, processes and design techniques and be able to offer improvements to improve efficiency and quality of design and product
  • Be willing to work in different areas of the AccelerComm development team to expand knowledge across multiple disciplines.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise


  • Degree qualified (or equivalent).
  • Experience in digital design in one or more of the following areas: Software, ASIC or FPGA 
  • Experience of some EDA tools for simulation and synthesis (eg. QuestaSim, Synopsys VCS and Verdi, Intel Quartus, Xilinx Vivado)
  • Knowledge of an RTL language (VHDL, Verilog, SystemVerilog)
  • Knowledge of a scripting language (e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, TCL)
  • Knowledge of a Software language (C/C++, Matlab) targeting x86 or Arm
  • Technical documentation writing – report writing


  • Knowledge of communications signal processing algorithms (ideally error correction, equalisation, channel estimation, beamforming or another baseband component)
  • Appreciation of mobile communications systems
  • Experience of logic equivalency checking tools – Formality/Conformal
  • Understanding of version control systems such as Git, Perforce etc. to enable advanced version control techniques
  • Understanding of AXI interfacing (AXI MM, AXILite and AXI Streaming) and understanding of RTL implementation of these interfaces
  • Experience of developing code for a ‘home project’ as part of a hobby

Personal Attributes

  • Must be personable, highly capable, motivated, enthusiastic and innovative
  • Should have some experience of relevant industry tools, techniques and technology 
  • Should be a supportive team player, willing to learn from technical leads and senior engineers, open to new ideas and new ways of working
  • Should be presentable and with the commitment to build long term viable relationships with all stakeholders
  • Good communication skills – written, presentational and verbal
  • Have a passion for writing code, mathematics, and engineering.  


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Southampton
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Naval Architecture
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development

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