Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.
Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an ASIC / FPGA Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Responsible for definition, design, verification and documentation for ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) and/or FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) developments
Determines architecture, system simulation and detailed design approach
Defines module interfaces and all aspects of devise design and simulation
Evaluates the process flow including but not limited to high level design, synthesis, place and route, timing and power utilization
Creates test and simulation plans that establish functional criteria
Verifies test results and analyzes performance
May also review vendor capabilities, foundry technologies, device libraries and simulation tools
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerably proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
Grasps and applies new information quickly
Considerable ability to handle more complex assignments
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
Considerable use of ASIC/FPGA concepts, principles, and theories
Considerable understanding of ASIC/FPGA engineering processes
Keeps abreast of technology trends in ASIC/FPGA
Considerable awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
Considerable knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
Considerable knowledge in ASIC/FPGA design tools
Considerable written and verbal communications skills
Ability to think creatively
Ability to multi-task
Considerable skill in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Considerable understanding of basic earned value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Variance Report generation
Considerable ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound ASIC/FPGA design
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran