Electrical Engineer I VHDL - Military veterans preferred
2019-01-11 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Tucson Arizona United States
Do you have a vision to provide electronic design solutions that consistently exceed technical, schedule and budgetary expectations?
Are you an expert in digital signal processing for FPGA devices?
Would you thrive in a world class engineering organization that emphasizes providing exciting work opportunities and career development for our employees?
If you’ve answered, “yes,” our team at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) wants to learn more about you! We are looking for an Electrical Engineer with expertise in VHDL coding and FPGA-based systems. At RMS, we offer competitive salaries and benefits, including profit sharing and a comprehensive relocation package. Learn more about our requirements and apply today!
Please Note: This position can be a Electrical Engineer I or Electrical Engineer II based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
Within the Products Technology Center (PTC), you will be a part of providing a key role within the Raytheon Missile Systems Engineering organization by providing the electronics for the weapon system products. We engage at the outset of the weapon system development and follow our designs through deployment. Our team helps mold the requirements and bring concepts to life. Our products are deployed all over the world, reach the exoatmospheric environments and into space. The Configurable Digital Logic (CDL) Department within the PTC is responsible for the architecture, design and documentation of deliverable firmware and FPGA embedded processing at RMS.
The Electrical Engineer will develop FPGA designs for all major vendors and device families including: Xilinx, Altera, Lattice, and Microsemi. Designs are implemented using VHDL for the following applications: gigabit serial interfaces, Radio Frequency (RF) and Electro-Optical (EO) DSP, controls, data links, embedded processing and processor interfaces. Designers work with circuit card designers and systems engineers to develop requirements, architect new parts, partition and perform code development, simulation, place and route. Designs are verified against requirements using both directed test and constrained random methodologies. Design support is expected from requirements definition through integration and test. Design documentation and configuration management are required.
U.S. Citizenship required
A minimum 18 months (1.5) years of experience with digital design and VHDL coding
One (1) years of experience with embedded processor and System on a Chip development for FPGA devices
Expertise of Altera and Xilinx devices and flow tools
Expertise in FPGA timing constraint application and closure, as well as hands on integration and debug experience with FPGA-based systems
Digital Signal Design processing for FPGA devices, both programming and testing
Applied experience applying fixed-point analysis and conversion of floating point algorithms
MATLAB scripting and simulation
A minimum of 1.5 Years experience with a B.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics
Knowledge of C programming and scripting languages such as Perl or Python highly desire
Knowledge of embedded systems design using Microblaze, Nios or ARM processors a strong plus
FPGA design experience using a Linux based development environment highly desired
Highly motivated, high performers with a strong desire to learn and contribute in a fast-paced team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to perform work without appreciable direction
Past experience in a leadership role such as team lead, technical lead, project lead, etc
This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at
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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.