Principal FPGA Design Engineer

Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking a Principal FPGA Design Engineer to work in our Nashua NH location.

See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to
deliver leading Electronic Warfare capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe.

As a Senior FPGA Design Engineer at BAE Systems you will be challenged by complex problems which require creative solutions. You will drive the solutions through production, with the goal of creating a robust design with zero defects. You will be challenged to keep cost and schedule, while delivering a product that will save lives. Lofty goals to say the least. We currently have openings in algorithm development and RTL design. We are the industry leaders in what we do and need highly motivated, self governing individuals who want to make a difference.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • The ability to lead small groups in the design, debug and integration of highly complex FPGA designs.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Expertise in design with VHDL and Xilinx or Altera tools
  • Experience with simulation methodologies
  • Experience bringing an FPGA design through production
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience in Digital Signal processing
  • Experience architecting multiple FPGA designs
  • Control account management
  • Project lead
  • Perl, Python, Matlab, Synplify and Microsoft and / or Linux tools
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.


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