Electrical Engineer - FPGA Designer

Harris   •  

Palm Bay, FL

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 393 days ago

Job Description:

  • Thorough understanding of FPGA design process including requirements generation, preliminary design, peer reviews, detailed design, test plan generation, and integration and test.
  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces (DDRx)
  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet)
  • Experience designing 10G Ethernet based Network Interface Designs
  • Solid understanding of basic digital logic design concepts (understanding how VHDL code translates into logic primitives within an FPGA); detailed understanding of all of the architectural elements within Xilinx FPGA
  • Solid understanding of static timing analysis and the process by which timing closure is achieved in a design
  • Experience with and understand the Altera and Xilinx FPGA architects
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the Vivado or Quartus tool suite used to generate FPGA designs
  • Experience using Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator, Subversion, Python or Perl
  • Experience integrating with HW/software and supporting the lab integration and complete testing and qualification of the deliverable system
  • Work independently in generating the firmware design solutions


  • BS Degree in electrical/computer engineering and 10+ years or related experience

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to obtain TS SCI Secret security clearance
  • Experience designing with Northwest Logic Gen 3 PCIe and 3rd Party DDR3 cores
  • Ability to write C++ and use Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Ability to write Linux drivers
  • Basic knowledge of computer network protocols
  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is desired

Security Clearance:

  • This position requires the candidate to possess or have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.