Alion Science and Technology

FPGA Hardware Engineer - 36265

3+ months agoRoanoke, VA

Job Description

Alion is searching for qualified candidates to contribute to a hardware engineering effort involving FPGA-based systems. This effort includes direct functional evaluation of hardware as well as contributing to the investigation, research, and development of new methods and techniques for evaluation, analysis, and verification of FPGA and ASIC digital designs. Many innovative solutions applying to DoD mission critical problems will be researched, developed, and deployed.

The candidate will need extensive FPGA and/or ASIC design and verification experience as a basis. Ideally the candidate will also have experience in hardware reverse engineering or extensive gate-level design debug expertise. Experience with PCB design, embedded system design, various EDA tools (synthesis, P&R, simulation, etc.), bench-top debug, device physics, and failure analysis is a plus.

Domain knowledge in one or more of the following areas is not required by highly beneficial:

  • RF
  • Aerospace electronics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electronic Warfare
  • RADAR
  • Guidance and Navigation
  • Communications Systems

Ability to research a problem, engineer solutions, and work as a part of a fast paced team is required. This position will require the ability to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance. An active clearance is highly desirable.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS or greater in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in FPGA and/or ASIC design and verification
  • Competency with Verilog or VHDL
  • Familiarity with industry standard EDA tools (i.e. synthesis, P&R, simulation, etc.)

Desired Skills:
  • Hardware Domain Knowledge (RF, EW, RADAR, etc.)
  • Embedded systems experience
  • Gate-level debug and/or Hardware Reverse Engineering experience
  • PCB design
  • Bench-top debug/testing experience
  • Failure Analysis/Device Physics

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-MruuzBVGX9Cz