Senior FPGA Design Engineer

    • BAE Systems
  • Totowa, NJ
  • Posted 55 days ago | Updated 15 hours ago


On Site
USD 97,800.00 - 166,320.00 per year
Full Time


Computer hardware
Design architecture
Product support
IT management
Security clearance
Software development
Digital design
Version control
IBM Rational ClearCase
Apache Subversion
Static timing analysis
Logic analyzer
Problem solving
Digital signal processing
Hardware development
Xilinx ISE
Altera Quartus
PCI Express
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR
Information Technology
Customer support

Job Details

Job Description
BAE Systems has an open position for a Senior FPGA Digital 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 FPGA Digital Design Engineer to support FPGA designs through all phases of development.
The ideal candidate is expected to perform activities including assisting in design architecture, as well as ownership of RTL coding, synthesis, basic test bench development, lab testing, product support and FPGA security.
There are multiple growth paths for the individual, technically or otherwise - Technical Lead on future or current programs, Control Account Manager, or Functional Manager.

**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
  • Current Security Clearance (Secret), or eligible to obtain one
  • 4+ years of relevant experience with bachelor's degree (less with an advanced degree)
  • Experience in FPGA or ASIC Design / Development, including
    • VHDL (preferred) or Verilog HDL coding
    • Experience with digital design tools and simulators
    • Experience with designer-level test bench (VHDL, Verilog, or SystemVerilog)
    • Familiarity with revision control (git, cvs, clearcase, subversion, etc.)
    • Familiarity with static timing analysis
    • Working knowledge of internal logic analyzer (ILA/chipscope/signaltap)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter and a good team player
  • Ability to mentor and willingness to be mentored
  • Strong debug and problem solving skills
  • Lab testing support

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience with DSP fundamentals and FPGA implementation
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink
  • Experience dealing with legacy designs
  • Experience in hardware design and hands-on lab debug
  • Experience with Xilinx ISE/Vivado or Altera Quartus
  • Experience using digital simulations with Modelsim/QuestaSim
  • Experience with generating scripts (Perl, Tcl, Python)
  • Working knowledge of UVM/SystemVerilog
  • Working knowledge of Radar systems
  • Working knowledge of C/C++
  • Working knowledge of high speed ADC/DAC interfaces, SERDES, PCIe

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $97800 - $166320

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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