BAE Systems Senior FPGA Design Engineer in Hudson, New Hampshire
BAE Systems is looking for an FPGA Design Engineer to support their Precision Guided Sensing Solutions Product line. The individual must be a self-starter with development experience working with complex integrated military avionics/electronic hardware and related test equipment. The engineer will work closely with hardware integrated into imaging, missile and guided munitions systems. The engineer will be responsible for developing robust hardware solutions and leverage their electrical engineering expertise in the design of FPGA/CPLD architectures, reverse engineer legacy designs, and laboratory test and troubleshooting.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Design and architecture of complex digital subsystems in support of next generation technologies and products. This includes the initial system conceptual design, prototyping, validation and test. Ability to map complex algorithms into FPGAs for applications in the fields of digital signal processing and digital image processing.
The selected electrical engineer is expected to have applicable experience in the following areas:
Digital design and troubleshooting in the area of embedded processors, microcontrollers, and VHDL based FPGAs that provide capability and functionality to a larger system
Candidate must be able to implement algorithms in FPGAs from Matlab or C code
Experience with state-of-the-art electrical engineering design tools
Strong hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, equipment, and processes
Working experience with Interface standards including military/avionics communication buses (i.e. ARINC-429, RS-422, Mil-Std-1553, GigE, Ethernet)
The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain/maintain a DoD security clearance is required.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities in a team environment with strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience in the design, test, debug and fielding of FPGAs
Knowledge of VHDL / Verilog and HDL Coder
Experience with Xilinx Vivado or Quartus toolset
Experience with Questasim Simulators
Experience with Matlab / Simulink
Strong laboratory experience with instrumentation, equipment and processes.
Motivated self-starter and problem solver with proven experience executing in diverse multi-disciplinary teams
Strong computer skills in basic MS office and technical programs
Solid fundamentals of digital/analog/mixed signal electronics, components, and interface/communication standards
Preferred Skills and Education
Familiarity with image and signal processing algorithms
Working experience of interface standards including PCIe, Ethernet and military/avionics communication buses.
Current hands-on experience with Cadence state-of-the-art electrical engineering development tools
Matlab/Simulink toolset experience
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression
Senior FPGA Design Engineer
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