FPGA Engineer

L3 Communications   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 394 days ago



  • 5+ years related experience.  We will consider engineers from senior- level (at least 5 years of experience) to senior principal-level (at least 15 years of experience)  
  • Proficiency in RTL (Verilog or VHDL)
  • Experience with hardware debugging and validation using equipment such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network testers and logic analyzers
  • Solid digital fundamentals including timing analysis, state-machine debug and/or RTL/Test-bench development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or other technical field
  • US Citizenship. Applicants selected may be subject to securityinvestigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • Up to 10% travel


  • Experience with PHY/MAC design and/or upper layer network protocol
  • Experience with Ethernet packet processing: basic protocols, Ethernetswitches and Ethernet interfaces and implementing and verifying Ethernet MAC IP and waveform bring-up
  • High speed CPU and DDR3 memory interfaces, including PCIe, DMA and high speed serial buses as JESD204B
  • Experience with Altera FPGA platform and strong understanding of SoC/FPGA architecture and ARM processor interface
  • Masters degree in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or other technical field
  • Active Secret level clearance

Our La Jolla, CA headquarters and just 15 minutes from downtown San Diego and 10 minutes from the sandy beaches. Our environment is open and casual  - we are all about the quality of work and collaborating together!   We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged. If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career, Linkabit might be a fit for you! It only takes a few minutes to apply and a recruiter will get back to you if there is a potential fit.

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