Senior Firmware Design Engineer

Employer
Leidos
Location
Huntsville, Alabama
Posted
Feb 21, 2024
Closes
Feb 23, 2024
Ref
2719423758
Discipline
Engineering, Design
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Description

Leidos Dynetics is seeking a talented Embedded Design Engineer with a focus on FPGA development to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware-based solutions. The individual selected for this position will be an experienced FPGA firmware design engineer with varied technical interests and demonstrated engineering skills. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. The engineer will work closely with electronics integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.

The selected candidate will be expected to:

Develop architectures from system requirements for FPGA implementation

Implement complex algorithms targeting FPGAs

Use VHDL for synthesizable logic design requiring HDL description

Provide technical oversight and mentorship to develop team members

Provide design inputs to board designers during development of custom hardware utilizing FPGAs

Actively participate in development and improvement of organizational practices for FPGA firmware development

Provide up to system-level input to program leadership during the planning and execution of engineering projects

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with 12+ years of experience or 10+ years with MS degree

Experience in FPGA firmware development from architecture through implementation, simulation, and hardware testing

Proven experience with hardware description languages such as VHDL or Verilog

Experience with common communication protocols such as: UART, Ethernet, SPI, I2C, CAN bus, etc.

Hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods for proving out FPGA development on hardware

Demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment

Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area

Other Qualifications:

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

Utilizing modern Xilinx FPGA and SoC families, design tools, and common internal interfaces (Xilinx IP Cores, AXI4, AXI-Stream)

Developing FPGA logic using VHDL

Implementing high speed interfaces (PCIe, Aurora, 100GbE, JESD204B)

Interfacing with high speed ADCs and DACs

Developing secure, safety and mission critical designs

Experience / expertise in the following areas:

Datalinks / Modem development

Radar applications

Space applications

Control applications

General DSP applications

Additional embedded system experience (examples: SoC, ARM, PIC, RTOS)

Electronics and PCBA design

Security Requirements:

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Original Posting Date:
2024-02-16

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:
Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:
02/16/2024

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.