Sr Electrical Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Defense Sr. Electrical Engineer with strong DSP, FPGA, and VHDL design skills to join our team in Crane, IN.


The selected candidate will have a diverse background in power systems, digital circuits, and Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGAs). The core responsibilities are to support and maintain DoD systems. This will include reverse engineering, design improvements, and overseeing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) development of new systems. The candidate will review VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL) code and work with formal change processes to design and implement new VHDL code for existing designs.  

  • Reverse designs with little or no documentation
  • Fault isolate to root cause
  • Develop new designs and fabricate prototypes
  • Work on Change Control Board (CCB) to evaluate bugs and feature enhancements
  • Review VHDL code of existing designs and modify/design new algorithms
  • Analyze requirements and generate derive requirements down to hardware configuration items
  • Participate with multi-disciplinary teams to review architectures and requirements through peers review e.g. System Requirements Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Review (TRR), Production Readiness Review (PRR)


  • Must have obtained a BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent STEM major and nine (9) years or more experience; OR Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; OR PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have experience with gated process development
  • Proficiency in VHDL code development, simulation, and verification
  • Expertise in laboratory debug techniques
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of chassis power designs
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of digital board level electrical interfaces, including ADCs, DACs, DSPs, High Speed SERDES, Flash and SDRAM
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook


  • Experience with DoD Radio Frequency (RF) systems
  • Experience with OpenVPX
  • Experience with Scopes, Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Power Meters, ModelSim, MATLAB, CAD