FPGA Reverse Engineer

Employer
ENSCO
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Req ID 970BR Recruiter Julie Lawrence Industry Job Title FPGA Reverse Engineer Internal Position Title Sr. Engineer Employment Status Regular Full-time Location Chantilly, VA Contract Award Contingency Yes Job Description ENSCO, Inc. is seeking an experienced, motivated FPGA Reverse Engineer who is knowledgeable in the areas of complex hardware systems, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), hardware design, architecture, network design and other technical hardware issues. The successful candidate will support ENSCO's growing Northern Virginia region technology business. The candidate will work with team members who possess diverse backgrounds (systems engineering, electrical engineering, computer software design, etc.) and will be part of a Government contractor team working in facilities in Northern Virginia. The candidate will have the opportunity to immerse him or herself in the ever-changing environment of cutting edge technologies that are key to ENSCO's business. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Perform reverse engineering on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) to identify vulnerabilities.- Support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot software issues in conjunction with other staff to ensure timely response actions to development activities.- Design, document, and develop code for Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware.- Conduct necessary hardware engineering and related functions to modify and adapt vendor-manufactured hardware to meet special government needs and contingencies. Qualifications Required (Skills) - Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering; or equivalent.- Five (5) years' experience as a hardware engineer in integrated circuit or microelectronic component design or reverse engineering. - Capable of assisting with design of new products and processes and improvising and maintaining existing products.- Apply FPGA place and route (P&R) tools with various libraries to produce implementations of designs.- Lead designs of new products and processes and improve and maintain existing projects.- Provide technical leadership to less experienced engineers.- Apply approved reverse engineering procedures and develop new procedures for de-processing electronic components and retrieving stored firm ware or software.- Good communication skills to communicate with other engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion.* MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR WHICH YOU MUST BE A US CITIZEN. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT. General Education/Years of Experience BS or equiv; min 5 yrs related exp US Citizenship Yes Security Clearance Level TS/SCI Drug Screen Type None Export Control and Licensing None Background Check Type 7 year Qualifications Desired - Familiar with computer network operations.- Demonstrated experiences with designing, programming and implementing large Xilinx-based systems using ISE synthesis tools, coding in C and/or C++, designing and programming in Linux environment with Virtex 5 and/or 6 FPGAs.- Knowledge and experience with primitives in FPGAs, implement high-speed link protocols, version/reversion control systems (eg, GIT, SVN), writing VHDL, and using FPGA tools for intellectual property (IP) cores.*MNSTR Division Description The National Security Solutions (NSS) Division provides security solutions for the United States government. NSS employees offer a multi-disciplinary approach to solve some of the most challenging technical problems in complex operational environments. Our areas of expertise are in sensor development and integration; chemical, biological and geophysical phenomenology; software applications and modeling; and operational applications of technology. Key customers include the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned US subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.