Principal FPGA Designer Job
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Fort Wayne, IN 46818, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description BAE Systems is seeking a Principal FPGA Design Engineer!
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At BAE Systems, we deliver a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. If you are an individual that enjoys a cohesive team environment and is interested in a variety of challenges across a variety of products, then we are interested in hearing from you!
The Multiband Communications and Crypto Systems (MCC) Hardware Engineering Group is looking for a Principal FPGA Design Engineer to support FPGA designs through all phases of development.
The ideal candidate is expected to perform activities including assisting in requirements generation and design architecture, as well as ownership of RTL coding, synthesis, basic test bench development, lab testing, and product support.
There are multiple growth paths for the individual, technically or otherwise - Technical Lead on future programs, Control Account Manager, or Chief Engineer.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Able to obtain a Security Clearance (Secret)
- 6+ years of relevant experience with bachelor’s degree (less with an advanced degree)
- Experience in FPGA Design / Development, including
- Ability to distill higher level requirements into micro-architecture
- VHDL (preferred) or Verilog HDL coding
- Experience with digital design tools and simulators
- Experience with designer-level test bench (VHDL, Verilog, or SystemVerilog)
- Familiarity with revision control (git, cvs, clearcase, etc.)
- Familiarity with static timing analysis
- Working knowledge of internal logic analyzer (ILA/chipscope/signaltap)
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Self-starter and a good team player
- Ability to mentor and willingness to be mentored
- Strong debug and problem solving skills
- Lab testing support
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Experience with DSP fundamentals and FPGA implementation
- Experience with Matlab/Simulink
- Experience dealing with legacy designs
- Experience in hardware design and hands-on lab debug
- Experience with Xilinx ISE/Vivado or Altera Quartus
- Experience using digital simulations with Modelsim/QuestaSim
- Experience with generating scripts (Perl, Tcl, Python)
- Working knowledge of UVM/SystemVerilog
- Working knowledge of high speed ADC/DAC interfaces, SERDES, PCIe
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