Senior Firmware Design Engineer with Security Clearance

Huntsville, Alabama
Feb 28, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Engineering, Design
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
R- 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.