Principal FPGA Design Engr. - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Fort Wayne
United States

Raytheon Company Space and Airborne Systems business unit is seeking a highly motivated, Electrical Engineering Lead Engineer to work on Electronic Warfare and Radio Communication products for defense applications. The position will be located in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The candidate is responsible for leading a team developing Electronic Digital Hardware consisting of FPGAs, ASICs, and/or Digital Circuit Card Assemblies across the entire development life cycle from Bid and Proposal to Production Transition. The candidate will be able to provide direct hands on engineering while concurrently leading, tracking, and reporting the technical, cost, and schedule performance of the development project. The ideal candidate will have Military/Aerospace industry experience and a strong understanding in developing Basis of Estimates, Earned Value Management, Hardware Development and Verification Plans, Requirements development, Concept Design/Architectures, FPGA Development, Integration and Test Support, Change Control Management, Hardware Qualification, and Production Release processes.

He/she will be familiar with the latest technology trends in the area of FPGA design, Agile Project Management, advance verification, microprocessors, memories, and high speed interface protocols. The candidate will have strong communication skills to interface within a product development team to include program/project managers, system engineers, mechanical engineers, and software engineers. This position may require occasional business related travel.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in digital hardware design and verification, or minimum 6 years with a related Master’s degree
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics, Synopsys, or Cadence Simulation Tools
  • Experience with Xilinx, Altera, Lattice, or Microsemi FPGA Development tools
  • Possess skills to handle fast pace and dynamic product development environment
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required
  • 2 or more years’ experience as a Team Leader (FPGA Team Lead, Project Leader, Digital Hardware Lead,...)
  • Experience supporting Bid & Proposals and/or Cost Account Manager role
  • Strong understanding and experience with Earned Value Management
  • Strong understanding and experience with Configuration Management tools

Desired Experience/Skills

  • Designing for Defense Electronics
  • Active or Recent Security Clearance
  • Military Service
  • Digital Signal Processing

Required Education
Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering

Desired Education
Advanced degrees in related fields or technology a plus

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 is required.

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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.