• Senior FPGA Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/10/2019 6:27 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    A 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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    A Relocation package may be available for this position.

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior FPGA Engineer in Dedham, MA.  This position provides an opportunity to work collaboratively with engineers of differing backgrounds to provide innovative technical solutions for our nation’s most advanced secure communications and control systems.  

    Key Responsibilities

    A Senior FPGA Design Engineer and/or Design Verification Engineer is being sought to develop high speed secure communications and control products. The position requires familiarity with all phases of FPGA development, starting with translating customer requirements into well-defined elements that formulate highly reliable, cost sensitive products. Experience with some of the following would be required:

    • VHDL and Verilog
    • Xilinx and Altera FPGA tools and processes
    • SystemVerilog/UVM based design verification
    • PWA design
    • ChipScope or equivalent
    • Designing, building, testing/debugging, and producing low to high volume embedded products
    • The candidate must be an effective communicator, multitask, and work well with others 



    Based on experience and career goals, the successful candidate will be part of a small team that develops complex FPGA-based solutions from concept, though design, synthesis, timing analysis, UVM base verification, lab integration, formal test, and production support through product life cycle.


    • Proficient use and understanding of ASIC/FPGA engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Proficient in the principles and techniques of ASIC/FPGA design
    • Proficient understanding of ASIC/FPGA processes
    • Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Keeps abreast of technology trends
    • Proficient awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Proficient in ASIC/FPGA design tools
    • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Proficient skill in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Proficient ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound ASIC/FPGA design
    • Proficient ability to develop and sell concepts and ideas
    • Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups
    • Works under limited direction
    • Contact with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company
    • Some contact with external customers




    Company Overview

    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


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