Dynetics Design Engineer - FPGA in Huntsville, Alabama
Design Engineer - FPGA
Huntsville, AL|Full Time
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Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented FPGA Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.
The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware products. The individual selected for this position will be a design engineer with varied technical interests and demonstrated engineering skills. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. The engineer will work closely with hardware integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.
The selected candidate will be expected to execute in a fast-paced, small team environment through all phases of the product life cycle from conceptual development and detailed design through manufacturing, qualification testing, and post-delivery support. The engineer will be responsible for developing robust hardware solutions. The engineer’s primary job functions include architecting, implementing, and testing firmware solutions targeting FPGAs. Additional skills to assist design teams with circuit and PCBA design and analysis, embedded processor/microcontroller or SoC designs, technical trade studies, and evaluation of technology improvements are a plus.
With a product focus, the individual is also expected to actively partner with other engineers, project managers, technicians and the customer to develop solutions that adhere to a diverse set of requirements. Additionally, the engineer will support resolution of technical issues that are discovered during the manufacture and test of deliverable hardware. This will include troubleshooting board-level issues, assessing failures for root cause, and identifying corrective actions.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related discipline from an ABET-accredited institution
Experience in FPGA system design and test from architecture through implementation
Motivated self-starter and problem solver with experience executing in multi-disciplinary teams
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods
Preferred candidates will also meet some of the following:
Familiarity with modern Xilinx FPGA families and design tools (7-series FPGAs, Ultrascale+, Vivado, Xilinx IP cores)
Experience with multiple high-speed serial communication standards and interfaces (e.g. Aurora, 10Ge, PCIe, DDR4/3/2/1, JESD204B)
Experience with standard internal interfaces such as AXI4, AXI4-Stream, AXI4-Lite
Experience developing and implementing FPGA-optimized versions of DSP algorithms (e.g. modulation/demodulation, PLLs, filters, image processing)
Experience working with SoC designs such as Zynq and Zynq Ultrascale+ including architecting and interfacing with peripherals, interrupts, and related bus architectures
Experience working with embedded operating systems
Working knowledge of digital/analog/mixed signal electronics, components, and interface/communication standards
Experience with FPGA PCBA hardware design
Hands-on experience with Mentor Graphics electrical engineering development tools
Experience designing and implementing DSP functions is desired.
Candidate must be a US Citizen
Possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance
Dynetics is an Equal-Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.