FPGA Engineer

Employer
Albin Engineering Services, Inc.
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 02, 2022
Closes
Jul 09, 2022
Ref
584315742
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Senior Electrical EngineerWe are looking for a self-motivated Senior Electrical Engineer with a passion for FPGA design and implementation to join our growing team. In this role you will perform FPGA design and implementation on a high priority project in the Sensing & Communications division to develop, test, and deliver custom solutions in the fields of software defined radios, radar, navigation, and sensors.We have numerous active research and development projects where we design, integrate, test, and deploy systems for a range of applications, including wireless communications, ISR (intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance), localization, and time transfer. The immediate need is for a high priority project dealing with software-defined radios and signal processing, with future opportunity to work in many different areas as desired.CITIZENSHIP & CLEARANCE - US Citizens with Secret Clearance.JOB OVERVIEWDevelop FPGA architecture/protocol/firmware to exchange control/data between ARM and FPGA.Understand signal processing requirements and ensure delivered solution fully meets requirements.Utilize and/or modify existing code bases and libraries; create and shape new functionality.Write test plan to demonstrate the device meets requirements in field testing.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONMinimum education is a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.At least 3-to-5 years of FPGA development experience and demonstrated success in delivering developed solutions.REQUIRED SKILLSFPGA RTL and verification, embedded real-time software/firmware, board bring-up and board support packages, digital signal processing.Write clean, efficient, well-documented code.Strong written and communication skills.Platforms: Xilinx FPGA/SoC, and Micro-Semi SmartFusion.Hardware Description Languages: VHDL, Verilog, HLS.Development Tools: Xilinx Vivado, Xilinx SDx, ModelSim, Matlab.DESIRED SKILLS10+ years of FPGA development experience and demonstrated success in delivering developed solutions.A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.An active (or active within the last 2 years) Secret or higher level of DoD security clearance is a PLUS.Familiar with DOD-AIMS signal processing algorithms.Inter-system communication over TCP/UDP, Serial Interface.Familiarity with encryption, decryption, and secure applications.Integration with common external interfaces such as I2C, SPI, UART.Experience using test equipment such as Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, and Power measurement.Debugging prototype FPGA hardware using software design tools and lab instruments.Authoring system requirements, design documents, and technical reports.]Development tools: GCC Toolset, Yocto, Intel/Altera Quartus.SDL2017