FPGA/Firmware Design Engineer (Secret) - Aberdeen Proving Ground

CACI International Inc.
Aberdeen, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
Job Description:SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:The ARAT-SE has the requirement for one individual to join its Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) Duke sustainment team. We are looking for an experienced FPGA/VHDL Engineer to provide the expertise necessary for sustaining the CREW Duke System firmware baseline. Incumbent must be a quick learner with strong analytical and problem solving skills, who is resourceful and able to work independently in support of on-going projects managed from the Software Engineering Center (SEC) Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors Directorate (IEWSD), ARAT Program Office.Duties and RESPONSIBILITIES:* Designing and updating existing VHDL code bases containing a high degree of FPGA resource utilization* Creating and running simulation test environments for FPGA verification* Employing scripting techniques for batch executions of FPGA build and simulation runs* Using lab equipment such as Signal Generators and Spectrum Analyzers to test the functional behaviors of the Duke System* Understanding, designing, and integrating novel digital signal processing and radio frequency signal generation logic to generate electronic warfare techniques* Interfacing with collocated teams to implement novel jamming techniques based on simulated data or research (eg, academia, MATLAB/SIMULINK) into necessary VHDL architecture and design* Interfacing with collocated teams to implement system changes to improve system compatibility with Blue Force systems while maintaining jamming effectiveness* Developing firmware requirements to implement proposed algorithms for signal processing, signal generation, and improved system functionality* Developing and modifying VHDL designs to applicable coding and configuration management processes and standards, to include traceability to specifications* Preparing, maintaining, and updating relevant system baseline documentation* Performing independent reviews of deliverables produced by others (eg, specifications, source code, compiled firmware, test benches, verification plans, technical reports, etc.).* Generating documentation detailing direct system operation* Designing unit, integration, and system level tests to applicable processes to verify compliance of VHDL products and FPGA implementation to specificationsQualifications:* Specific experience in firmware development for Xilinx FPGA products required.* Experience with synthesis tools required, Synplicity preferred.* Experience with simulation tools such as Active-HDL (Aldec) and ModelSim/QuestaSim (Mentor) required.* Some experience with scripts required.* Some Digital Signal Processing (DSP) experience required.* Some experience using lab equipment for testing Wireless/RF required.* Must be able to travel to CONUS locations to participate in technical reviews, training, and testing; travel is estimated at less than 25%* Strong Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills* Excellent written and spoken communication skills* Ability to follow security rulesCACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. A Fortune magazine World's Most Admired Company in the IT Services industry, CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600 Index. CACI provides dynamic careers for over 20,000 employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Posted by StartWire.

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