Senior Principal FPGA Design Engineer

    • BAE Systems
  • Burlington, MA
  • Posted 54 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 126,610.00 - 215,270.00 per year
Full Time


Computer hardware
Design architecture
Place and route
Timing closure
Product support
Security clearance
Software development
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Version control
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Problem solving
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Information Technology
Customer support

Job Details

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

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.

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 FPGA 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, ownership of RTL coding, synthesis, place and route, timing closure, basic test bench development, lab testing and debug, and product support.

**Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status along with the ability to obtain a minimum of Secret Clearance**
Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
8+ years of relevant experience with bachelor's degree (less years with advanced degree)
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 Vivado or Intel/Altera Quartus
Digital simulation using Modelsim/Questa
Significant experience with static timing analysis and clock domain crossing techniques
Experience with high speed interfaces like SERDES, PCIe, DDR2/3/4, LVDS
Familiarity with revision control (GIT, CVS, Clearcase, Subversion, etc.)
Some Experience generating scripts (Perl, Tcl, Python, shell, etc.)
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

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Ability to distill higher level requirements into micro-architecture
Experience modifying and enhancing legacy FPGA designs
Experience in leading a design team a plus
Experience in hardware design and hands-on lab debug
Experience working with FPGA design verification teams
Some experience with data conversion techniques (ADC/DAC) a plus

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $126610 - $215270

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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