Electrical Engineer FPGA Designer

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Palm Bay, FL

Industry: Aerospace / Defense

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11 - 15 years

Posted 325 days ago

  by    Molly Reed

This job is no longer available.

The successful Electrical Engineer FPGA Designer will have to obtain a DOD security clearance and as such must be a US person as defined by ITAR regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize thorough understanding of FPGA design process including requirements generation, preliminary design, peer reviews, detailed design, test plan generation, and integration and test.
  • Understand the requirements and architect of HW/FW/SW protocol and subsystem communication bus protocol
  • Solid understanding with fixed-point digital math functions, linear algebra, basic geometry, floating point data structures
  • High level knowledge of an image or video compression technique (i.e. JPEG, MPEG2, H.264, etc)
  • Two dimensional convolution and image processing filters (i.e. Gaussian blur)
  • Commercial digital or analog video buses DVI, VGA, NTSC, Displayport, etc
  • Utilize 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
  • Signal processing concepts and ability to architect signal processing firmware
  • Understanding of static timing analysis and the process by which timing closure is achieved in a design
  • Utilize the Vivado or Quartus tool suite used to generate FPGA designs
  • Working with Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator, Subversion, Python or Perl
  • Integrating with HW/software and supporting the complete testing and qualification of the deliverable system

Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in electrical/computer engineering
  • 10+ years of related experience (or 8+ years of related experience with a Master's degree)

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain TS SCI Secret security clearance
  • Experience with Avionics designs
  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces (DDRx)
  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet)
  • Experience designing with Northwest Logic Gen 3 PCIe and 3rd Party DDR3 cores
  • Basic knowledge of computer network protocols
  • Understanding and exposure to Fiber Optics and Fibre channelNetwork Protocols
  • Experience designing 10G Ethernet based Network Interface Designs or 10G Ethernet Switch designs
  • Experience designing and understanding of IPV4 or IPV6
  • Ability to write C++ and use Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Ability to write Linux drivers
  • Must be able to work with the System Engineer and flow system specifications down to the FW/SW specifications
  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is desired
  • Ability to work independently and has strong technical leadership to lead a team of designers in generating the firmware design solutions

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.