Staff Consultant - FPGA Design with Security Clearance

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
Westminster, Colorado
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 13, 2024
Ref
2739110459
Discipline
Engineering, Design
Position Type
Consultant
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution. What You'll Do:
Architect complex digital and FPGA designs for space-based, high reliability electronic systems and provide direction for systems and design teams to follow.
Assignments include designs which will include SOC architectures utilizing soft-core processors, digital filters, image processing algorithms, and communication interfaces/protocols.
Technical Lead of space-based FPGA development team.
Work across programs and disciplines to solve the most complex digital and FPGA related problems in the company.
Drive process improvement activities and reuse IP implementation/deployment within the department.
Be a regular participant in design reviews and interface with internal and external customers.
Provide input and participate in new business proposal activities.
Development of high-level FPGA architectures that maximum reuse IP usage and provide best value solutions.
Mentor junior engineers and delegate tasks when appropriate.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company.
Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 16 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Digital system partitioning and advanced function implementation in FPGAs. Strong design, documentation and implementation of high-speed digital electronics, FPGAs, and embedded processor systems are desired. Solid electronic circuit design and electronic systems background. Solid FPGA and board design skills. Experience in developing specifications, cost, schedule, and resource requirements for digital/FPGA designs.
Ability to work requirements and flow down for system/subsystem/box/board needs. Good communication skills, as well as excellent presentation skills. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Expertise in VHDL/Verilog, System Verilog and OVM/UVM, and Modelsim/Questa simulator preferred.
Familiarity with cPCI, Ethernet, DSP, 1553, VPX, Spacewire or SRIO preferred.
Familiarity with Mentor Graphics DxD, Hyperlynx for schematic design and SI analysis preferred.
Knowledge of space radiation effects preferred.
Familiarity with ASIC tools, libraries, design flow and fabrication preferred.
Space or military experience preferred. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $173000 - $218000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.