Job Description

Sr. FPGA Design Engineer

Contract 12-24 months  

M-F 40 hours weekly, ( This is a 9/80, schedule on site every other Friday off)

Candidate will be a key member of a technical team responsible for the development, design, verification and integration of FPGA  based solutions in support to legacy generation inertial measurement and navigation products / solutions for use in aircraft, UAV's, missiles, land vehicles, and sea platforms.

Preference is for a candidate with a background in requirements based HDL design and verification with a solid understanding of the FPGA development process.


Candidate must be proficient in the associated simulation and implementation tools associated with the  MicroSemi Platform FPGA/ASIC development process. Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to work with cross function teams in the development environment within a certified quality management environment. The candidate will be a member of an integrated team supporting both IRAD and customer funded contracts for the development of IMU and INS/GPS navigation systems for both commercial and military market space.


Essential Functions

  • Candidate must be capable of working within a cross functional engineering project team with little technical oversight to meet the needs of the project for the end product. Also be able to execute in all phases of development: concept, requirements, design, implementation verification, hardware integration, and product support.
  • Candidate must be capable of defining, implementing, and conducting continuous improvement activities within the Electrical Design group and engineering department; capable of supporting new business pursuits and proposal preparation that address program technical requirements and associated schedule and costs of the electrical design function.
Required Skills

Critical Competencies

  • Ability to conceptualize, design, develop, and verify HDL designs that support system development
  • Documentation of development lifecycle data
  • Possesses the ability to work within a cross functional team in the definition of electrical design level requirements beginning with customer requirements specification and then decomposing to the end item system and associated electrical specification
  • Possesses the ability to define, implement, and perform integration and verification testing of the end-item (hardware and firmware tests) which validate requirements in a lab and/or field environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communications (written and verbal)
  • Capable of performing project planning and control
  • Drives for results, action oriented
  • Strategic thinker, visionary
  • Excellent presentation skills

Required Experience
  • Minimum of BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering required, MS preferred
  • HDL design and verification (8-10 years of experience)
  • Experience with tools from vendors such as Xilinx, Microsemi, Synopsys, and Mentor Graphics
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US, visa sponsorship not available
  • Must be able to work on U.S. government programs and/or obtain security clearance in the future

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