Digital & Integrated Circuit Electronics ASIC/FPGA Senior MTS or Engineering Specialist

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Circuit, ASIC, Engineering, FPGA, Python, Linux, Verilog, VHDL
Full Time

Job Description

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation's Digital and Integrated Circuit Electronics Department supports the design, development, and verification of microelectronics and digital electronic boards, boxes, subsystems, and systems for civil, commercial, and national space systems. Our activities include: Digital architecture definition and assessment; digital circuit card design; assembly and interface simulation, analysis and test; and design and verification of digital/mixed signal ASICs and FPGAs.

Key Functions
  • The position requires the selected candidate to have a strong digital and integrated circuit design foundation
  • The candidate will support the design, development, test, and verification of ASIC/FPGAs and digital electronics
  • Candidate will support the development and test of software and firmware, including associated support test equipment (STE) software required in these digital design projects
  • Initiates and leverages the use of state-of-the-art high-speed digital and microelectronic technology and design practices where applicable
  • We are looking for a person who can work and potentially lead small teams of engineers required to complete the development, verification, and test of electrical designs
  • Candidate will support specialized technical studies, documents findings in written reports, and brief the customer, contractor, and management as required

This role can be filled as an Aerospace Senior Member of Technical Staff or Engineering Specialist

Qualifications

Required
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering or another related field
  • At least 5 years of experience since obtaining a bachelor's degree (time spent obtaining an advanced degree counts toward this).
  • Ability to lead small teams in the design, development, test, and verification of digital and microelectronic hardware, including ASICs and/or FPGAs
  • Ability to design with ASIC/FPGA software design tools and the use of a broad suite of digital circuit simulation tools
  • Ability to lead small teams in of software associated with digital hardware designs, including requisite development and test software
  • Ability to document projects in technical reports, presentations/briefs, and report findings to the customer and Aerospace management
  • Interpersonal, collaborative, and customer interface skills
  • Ability to support periodic travel
  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred
  • Eight or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience, including experience in high-speed digital design development and implementation
  • Ability to manage projects, including scheduling, resource allocation, organizational planning, and reporting for multiple, concurrent digital & integrated circuit electronics projects
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, C/C++ and MATLAB within Unix/Linux programming environments
  • Familiarity with both Verilog and VHDL
  • Familiarity of high-speed signal integrity design practices and associated software simulation tools
  • Current Secret or Top-Secret clearance with SSBI or periodic reinvestigation completed within the last five years that resulted in clearance granted or maintained

Qualifications for consideration as an Engineering Specialist

Required
  • Degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering or another related field
  • Minimum of eight years of relevant working experience with digital and microelectronic hardware design, development, test, and verification
  • Demonstrated expertise designing with ASIC/FPGA software design tools and the use of a broad suite of digital circuit simulation tools
  • Proven leadership skills, including a history of successful project management and team leadership in developing high-speed digital and microelectronic hardware
  • Demonstrated ability to document projects in technical reports, presentations/briefs, and report findings to the customer and management
  • Interpersonal, collaborative, and customer interface skills
  • Ability to support periodic travel
  • Position requires the ability to obtain (current active clearance is not a requirement but is preferred) and maintain a security clearance that is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred
  • Advanced degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering or another related field
  • Twelve or more years of relevant working experience with digital and microelectronic hardware design, development, test, and verification
  • Demonstrated expertise in supporting advanced optical sensor systems, including familiarity of focal plane array operation and testing
  • Demonstrated expertise with high-speed signal integrity design practices and associated software simulation tools
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, C/C++ and MATLAB within Unix/Linux programming environments
  • Experience mentoring junior staff
  • Current Secret or Top-Secret clearance with SSBI or periodic reinvestigation completed within the last five years that resulted in clearance granted or maintained

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone ator by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R000153
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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