FPGA Development Lead

    • BAE Systems
  • Manchester, NH
  • Posted 48 days ago | Updated 17 hours ago


On Site
USD 140,690.00 - 239,140.00 per year
Full Time


Earned value management
Business acumen
Government contracts
Security clearance
Engineering design
Requirements management
Altera Quartus
Software development
Information Technology
Customer support
Professional development
Microsoft Excel
Digital signal processing
Open Verification Methodology
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR

Job Details

Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking FPGA Development Leads!

Do you have the technical knowledge and leadership experience needed to manage a team of FPGA Designers and Design Verification engineers solving complex problems? Do you have the business acumen to understand the big picture, collaborate and communicate effectively, and meet program commitments? The FPGA Development Lead provides that focus to meet both technical deliverables and program commitments. Your experience and leadership in technical development will challenge your team's approaches on architecture, design scope, quality, and implementation while maintaining adherence to engineering best practices. Your business acumen will enable the team to collaborate across disciplines, focus on deliverables, maintain schedule commitments, manage scope, and contain cost growth; all concurrent with being an agent for change continuously improving efficiency and the quality of deliverables.

Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.
**Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status*

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • 10+ years of relevant experience with bachelor's degree in EE/ECE
  • Current Security Clearance (Secret or higher), or eligible to obtain one
  • Experience leading and managing engineering design teams with a proven track record of delivering complex FPGA-centric designs
  • Proficient in planning and managing schedule, staffing, cost, and risks
  • Ability to quickly identify, respond-to, and mitigate events that could impact schedule, cost, or performance
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic environment with changing needs, requirements, and technical challenges
  • Ability to provide mentorship to less experienced team members
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Deep understanding of FPGA architecture and design tradeoffs
  • Experienced in all stages of FPGA and/or ASIC development including requirements management, RTL design, verification, synthesis, timing analysis, lab bring up/validation
  • Experience working within a team of FPGA Design and Design Verification engineers
  • Proficient in VHDL (preferred) or Verilog HDL coding
  • Familiarity with Xilinx Vivado/ISE or Altera Quartus
  • Proficient in MS-Project, MS-Word, MS-Excel

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Masters degree in EE/ECE or technical MBA with 10+ years of experience
  • Experience with Matlab and DSP fundamentals
  • Software development skills (C/C++)
  • Scripting skills (Perl, Python, bash, Tcl)
  • Exposure to Design Verification methodologies such as UVM/OVM
  • Experience with Earned Value Management is a plus
  • Experience with DoD projects

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $140690 - $239140

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.