Electrical Engineer II - VHDL - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

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!

    Organization Description:

    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.

    Job Description:

    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.

    Please note this position can be an Electrical Engineer II or Sr. Electrical Engineer II depending on the candidates skills and experience.

    Required Skills/Experience:

    U.S. Citizenship requiredA minimum one (2) years of experience with digital design and VHDL codingOne (1) years of experience with embedded processor and System on a Chip development for FPGA devicesExpertise of Altera and Xilinx devices and flow toolsExpertise in FPGA timing constraint application and closure, as well as hands on integration and debug experience with FPGA-based systemsDigital Signal Design processing for FPGA devices, both programming and testingApplied experience applying fixed-point analysis and conversion of floating point algorithmsMATLAB scripting and simulation

    Required Education:

    A minimum of 2 Years’ experience with a B.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics

    Desired Qualifications:

    Knowledge of C programming and scripting languages such as Perl or Python highly desireKnowledge of embedded systems design using Microblaze, Nios or ARM processors a strong plusFPGA design experience using a Linux based development environment highly desiredHighly motivated, high performers with a strong desire to learn and contribute in a fast-paced team environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to perform work without appreciable directionPast 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:

    Huntsville is known as the Rocket City due to the development of rockets supporting the space program. It is the home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, and the Army’s Aviation and Missile Command on the Redstone Arsenal. Raytheon is located in the Cummings Research Park () which is the 2nd Largest Research Park (26,000 employees) in the United States. Huntsville is the fastest growing city in the state of Alabama and boasts great infrastructure with wonderful commute times (one way commute 19 minutes). With all of the recent growth, many new developments and construction are underway close to Cummings Research Park:

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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.