Job Description

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Lexington Park,MD,US
FPGA Engineer, Senior

Key Role:  

Support major microelectronics programs in the areas of design, verification, fabrication, packaging, technology node access, integrity, trust, and assurance with Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) design solutions. Provide technical and programmatic advice and support services for a range of advanced systems, sensor, and computer processing technologies and programs. Assist the government with technical assessments, strategic planning, and engineering evaluations. Support the design, development, test, fielding, and sustainment of advanced microelectronics systems and associated trust and assurance programs. Demonstrate technical expertise in the analysis and design of integrated circuit for critical technologies for the DoD.

 Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience with FPGA development and FPGA research across multiple device families and platforms

  • Experience working with Hardware Description Language (HDL) development and embedded design

  • Experience with implementing HDL for systems-on-chip or FPGAs in systems with or without microcontrollers

  • Experience with hardware and design security concepts, including verification methodologies and test benches and with embedded software

  • Knowledge of alternatives to HDL in FPGA development, such as HDL Coder or Xilinx System Generator

  • Ability to develop hardware design specifications based on requirements or concept sketches and perform technical planning, circuit level design, implementation, verification, formal Acceptance, and Production tests

  • Ability to perform functional analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition to address customer requirements

  • Ability to lead and actively participate in hardware design, including architecture plan, and direct generation of functional block diagrams, state diagrams, and schematics

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in EE or Computer Engineering

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with performing verification for Defense microelectronics systems

  • Experience with the microelectronics design and verification landscape, including many types of IP Blocks

  • Experience with Universal Verification Methodology

  • Experience with continuous integration development practices

  • Master's degree in EE, Electronics Engineering, or Computer Engineering preferred; Doctorate degree in EE, Electronics Engineering, or Computer Engineering a plus


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.


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