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FPGA Engineer (Clearance Preferred)

San Diego, CA 92101

Job Title:  FPGA Engineer

Job Code: SAS20191018-112394

Job Location:  San Diego, CA

We are seeking an experienced FPGA Engineer to support the design and manufacturing of products that provide critical information anytime, anywhere.As an FPGA engineer you will be directly involved in the design, integration, and test of advanced satellite communication links, digital telemetry, signal processing, and encryption technology.

Essential Functions:

  • Code in VHDL (or Verilog) and model DSP algorithms
  • Design and test of FPGA-based digital signal processing, including:

    • Translate system-level RF and DSP requirements into detailed FPGA implementation-level block diagrams

    • Estimate FPGA resource requirements

    • Simulate, code, and integrate multiple FPGA-based modules

    • Lead the bench-level system integration with hardware, software, and other FPGA designs

    • Support proposal efforts and early stages of the program to define detailed system requirements between DSP and RF designs for encoders, transmitters, receivers, and transponders

    • Support the planning and execution of project plans, design reviews and production release of modified or new product documentation

    • Review product specifications, and generate system and module-level block diagrams, flow diagrams, and design concepts

    • Generate trade studies with analysis of cost and schedule impacts on short turnaround efforts


      • BS degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 4 years of engineering experience or equivalent. 

      • VHDL (or Verilog) coding experience

      • Digital communications background, phase lock loops, and test equipment expertise

      • Experience with communication DSP applications and system simulation

      • Experience with standard lab equipment, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, multimeters, and signal generators

        Preferred Additional Skills: 

        • An active Secret or TS/SCI clearance 

        • Unique ability to combine communications system knowledge and VHDL experience

        • Experience with Xilinx and Microsemi development tools

        • Experience with embedded processors

        • Expertise in mixed signal circuit theory

        • Analog circuit design experience

        • Experience reading and understanding electrical schematics for troubleshooting hardware
        • Experience with preparing presentation materials
        • Experience documenting and presenting technical designs 
        • Familiarity with serial data protocols including SPI, I2C, UART
        • Current with digital technology, parts availability and design architecture


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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