Hardware / Embedded Systems Engineer in Bedford, MA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Odyssey Consulting Services Inc   •  

Bedford, MA 01730

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

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We live in a time in which you have a choice – a choice where to work, where to apply your talents and ideas, where to grow and look for self-fulfillment. We, the members of the Secure, Resilient Systems and Technology Group, have made our choice. We are here. We are software, hardware and electrical engineers, computer scientists, cryptographers, system analysts and security architects who share a common passion for helping solve some of the hardest technical problems relevant to National security. We pursue innovative, high-impact, practical research in small, focused teams. We succeed by participating in all R&D phases, including problem analysis and innovative solution design, system architecture, rapid prototyping and field-testing, and ultimately transfer of our technology to DoD and Intelligence Community users, sponsors, and Industry. We are having fun.

We are looking for a high-quality, energetic hardware / embedded systems engineer, experienced in FPGA, VHDL, C, and board design, to join our team to turn futuristic R&D ideas into practical solutions to important problems. If you are a person that fits the bill, and you like to work on things that truly matter, apply to this req to learn more.


The successful applicant will play a key support role in creating and transitioning advanced HW/embedded systems technology for ensuring the security of mission-critical systems, such as drones, ground robots, and satellites. Our R&D activities in this area focus on implementing foundational technologies, security subsystems, and test-beds for such mission-critical systems, including encryptors for secure communication and storage, and secure processors.


• Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance

• MS plus 3 years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experience

• Digital system design

• Xilinx FPGA tool flow from RTL design through synthesis, place-and-route and FPGA bring-up, utilizing modern processes and tools for mixed RTL/embedded processor designs

• Embedded systems development in VHDL and C.

• Candidates must be enthusiastic, innovative and motivated self-starters able to work independently, or with a group, to achieve program requirements.

• Candidates must possess strong oral and written communications skills, and must be able to present findings/results to internal and external organizations.


• Active Secret Clearance

• Requirements analysis, trade-space analysis, and system engineering

• Engineering, manufacturing, board building in production environments

• Hardware and software testing

• Knowledge of secure system development or interest and willingness to learn

• Government requirements, documentation, and accreditation of DoD systems.

• Ideal candidates would have an active clearance and have industry experience developing COMSEC systems; this experience is not required but would be highly valued.


• Location: Lexington, MA

• Travel: Non-Anticipated

• Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)

• Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI).

This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.

Valid Through: 2019-9-17