Senior Principal FPGA Engineer

    • Nashua, NH

Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer!

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At BAE Systems, we deliver 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 services. If you are an individual that enjoys a cohesive team environment and is interested in a variety of challenges across a variety of products, then we are interested in hearing from you!

Electronic Combat Solutions Hardware Engineering Group is looking for a Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer to support FPGA designs through all phases of development.
The ideal candidate is expected to perform activities including assisting in requirements generation and design architecture, as well as ownership of RTL coding, synthesis, basic test bench development, lab testing, and product support.
There are multiple growth paths for the individual, technically or otherwise - Technical Lead on future programs, Control Account Manager, or Functional Manager.

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status along wi th the ability to obtain a minimum of Secret Clearance

Required Skills and Education
•Current Security Clearance (Secret), or eligible to obtain one
•Significant experience in FPGA (preferred) or ASIC Design / Development
•VHDL (preferred) or Verilog HDL coding
•Familiarity with Xilinx ISE/Vivado or Altera Quartus
•Digital simulation using Modelsim/Questa
•Familiarity with static timing analysis
•Strong debug and problem solving skills
•Strong written and oral communication skills
•Self-starter and a good team player
•Ability to mentor and willingness to be mentored
•Experience and willingness for lab testing

Preferred Skills and Education
•Ability to distill higher level requirements into micro-architecture
•Familiarity with revision control (git, cvs, clearcase, etc.)
•Working knowledge of internal logic analyzer (ILA/chipscope/signaltap)
•Experience with DSP fundamentals and FPGA implementation
•Experience with Matlab/Simulink
•Experience dealing with legacy designs
•Experience in leading a design team
•Experience in hardware design and hands-on lab debug
•Experience being a CAM (Control Account Manager)
•Working understanding of Radar systems
•Experience with UVM/System Verilog
•Experience with generating scripts (Perl, Tcl, Python)
•Working knowledge of C/C++
•Experience with high speed ADC/DAC interface, SERDES, PCIe

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
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