FPGA Design Engineer/Principal FPGA Design Engineer

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Digital Technologies Group, is seeking FPGA Design Engineers to be involved in full life-cycle product development of Radio Frequency Electronic Warfare (RFEW), Infrared Counter Measures (IRCM) and Advanced Target & Surveillance (ATS) Systems. In this role, you will identify, investigate, design and develop programmable logic solutions, e,g, FPGA or CPLD, for digital electronic equipment, using Hardware Description Language (VHDL, Verilog) or related design capture method, to solve a variety of technical challenges. Test programmable logic designs in lab using custom and/or industry standard tools and equipment to analyze performance and verify functionality meets established design requirements.This position can be filled at the Engineer Digital or Principal Engineer Digital role

Basic Qualifications for Engineer Digital:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (Computer or Electrical), or related field with a minimum of 2 years of relevant professional work experience OR M.S. degree in EE/CE.
  • Some experience with HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog), SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), UVM for FPGAs, CPLDs and/or ASICs
  • Ability to work in teams and communicate clearly across various levels of engineers
  • Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into programmable logic requirements, design, and test specifications
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Security Clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Engineer Digital:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (Computer or Electrical), or related field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional work experience OR M.S. degree in EE/CE with a minimum of 3+ years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Some experience with HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog), SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), UVM for FPGAs, CPLDs and/or ASICs
  • Ability to work in teams and communicate clearly across various levels of engineers
  • Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into programmable logic requirements, design, and test specifications
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog), SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), UVM for PLDs, FPGAs, and/or ASICs
  • Experience with Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Tools: Mentor Graphics ModelSim/QuestaSim, Xilinx, Altera/Intel
  • Experience achieving timing closure on FPGA designs
  • Experience in Microprocessor (PowerPC, Intel–based, SoC) designs
  • Implementation of Digital Signal or Image Processing algorithms on FPGAs
  • Experience developing in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with high level programming languages (C/C++)
  • A strong team player who also has the ability to work independently
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance

Tagged as: verilog, xilinx, altera, vdhl, UVM, FPGA

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