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BAE Systems Principal FPGA Design Engineer in Austin, Texas

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BAE Systems Electronic Combat Solutions is seeking a talented Principal FPGA Design Engineer experienced in the design, development and implementation of FPGA s for the Defense sector, radar-based applications experience is advantageous.Experience in the design of control-path, data-path and/or signal processing is desired. Successful candidates will be a part of the FPGA development process and own their FPGA design from the conceptual stage, through the specification, micro-architecture, FPGA design and VHDL coding and verification stages, through integration and test in the lab. This role is based in our Austin, TX facility.

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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!

Electronic Combat Solutions Hardware Engineering Group is looking for a Principal Digital 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, Technical Subject Matter Expert, Control Account Manager, or Functional Manager.

Pursuant to a specific US Government contract, this position requires US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a minimum of Secret Clearance

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Current Security Clearance (Secret), or eligible to obtain one

Experience in FPGA (preferred) or ASIC 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

Experience in the use of FPGA internal logic analyzer (ILA/chipscope/signaltap)

Strong debug and problem solving skills

Strong written and oral communication skills

Self-starter and a good team player

Ability to mentor and willingness to be mentored

Experience in and willingness for lab testing

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Experience with Xilinx ISE/Vivado or Altera Quartus tools

Familiarity with revision control (git, cvs, clearcase, etc.) tools

Working knowledge of internal logic analyzer (ILA/chipscope/signaltap)

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 is a plus

Working understanding of Radar systems is a plus

Experience working in UVM/System Verilog testing environment

Experience with generating scripts (Perl, Tcl, Python)

Working knowledge of C/C

Experience with high speed ADC/DAC interface, SERDES, PCIe, DDR2/3/4

Principal FPGA Design Engineer


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