Principal FPGA Electrical Engineer

2018-06-13
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Marlborough
Massachusetts
United States

Job Description:
This position is in an engineering organization focused on satellite communications systems, including secure and protected systems.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Applying advanced technical principles and concepts to develop FPGA designs based on defined system architectures.
  • Developing Firmware Requirements Specifications for FPGA designs.
  • Performing implementation tradeoffs, and presenting, explaining, and refining design approaches in consultation with other product stakeholders.
  • Determining and following the course of action necessary to implement finished products based on the selected design approach.
  • VHDL-based RTL and functional design, analysis and verification.
  • Integrating FPGA designs into hardware and supporting system integration, test, and qualification.
  • Design documentation and design maintenance.

Required Skills:
  • A minimum of 8 years professional engineering experience
  • Proficiency with VHDL for configuring FPGAs
  • Experience with FPGA and CPLD devices and development tools from Xilinx, Altera, and Lattice.
  • Proficiency with functional verification test flow using VHDL with assertions.
  • Proficiency with Modelsim and/or Questa Sim for functional verification
  • Experience incorporating third party IP into FPGA designs, including PCIe and high speed Ethernet.
  • Experience working in a system integration environment, verifying requirements and identifying and correcting defects.
  • Possess, or able to obtain, Secret security clearance and COMSEC clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with satellite communications systems.
  • Familiarity with security aspects of protected satellite communications systems.
  • Linux scripting experience.
  • Experience using DOORs tool for requirements capture and flow of requirements through multiple levels of specifications.
  • Familiarity with code coverage tools for evaluating test coverage.
  • Familiarity with version control tools such as Clearcase or GitHub
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience and/or interest in project team leadership, including technical, budget, staffing, and schedule management
  • Six Sigma/process improvement experience.


Required Education:
Bachelor?s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

Desired Education:
Master?s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

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