FPGA Engineer

Advanced Technology and Research Corporation
Indian Head, MD
Oct 27, 2020
Oct 30, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Location: Indian Head, MD Department: Engineering Services Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Mid-Level Salary Range : $95,000-$120,000 USD per year Advanced Technology & Research Corporation (www.atrcorp.com) is seeking to fill the following full-time permanent position. Based in Maryland and incorporated in 1973, ATR is an equal-opportunity engineering company with a solid reputation in various engineering disciplines for the government and Fortune 500 commercial customers. Salary for the position is competitive according to qualifications. ATR offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental insurances, free basic life/ADD, and long-term and short-term disability insurances, 401(k) plan, educational assistance program, and paid time off. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering Services Division, working as a FPGA engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, MD. You'll have an opportunity to work on world-class military programs that support the US Navy's Warfare technology including development and testing of military electronic warfare jamming systems. In addition, the applicant will work as part of a research, design, test, and evaluation team, and provide logistical support for all program phases including: FPGA design and development including logic development, simulation, synthesis, testing, and timing closure using VHDL and associated modeling tools Design and implement system-on-chip solutions that use embedded ARM processors such as Zynq Ultrascale DDR memories, fast serial interfaces such as JESD-204B, 1G/10G Ethernet interfaces Develop FPGA based systems particularly using Xilinx Series 7 FPGAs (Virtex and Zynq Ultrascale) Provide digital board design including high speed signal layout as required Provide technical documentation including requirements test reporting, timing diagrams, block diagrams and detailed descriptions. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Bachelor degree of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related technical discipline 5+ years of FPGA based development is required Strong background and experiences with Xilinx, Linux, Next Generation SDR, and JAVA Tools Experience with least one scripted language (Python or MATLAB). SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of RF theory, FPGA based signal processing and other standard IP cores Knowledge of JTAG and Integrated Logic Analyzer for in system debug Knowledge of Bash and Java Familiar with abstract level research requirements, architect, and implement in an FPGA. Familiar with C/C++ software development, IDE development tools Familiar with signal generators, oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers Familiar with Software Defined Radios (SDR) and GNU Radio Familiar with high speed data transit through FPGA Familiar with embedded Linux platforms Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus. Powered by JazzHR