• FPGA Developer and Design Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/18/2019 10:02 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    • Direct FPGA development experience
    • Design engineer experience for FPGA developments

    Education Requirements:

    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.


    Clearance Requirements:
    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

    **Sign on bonus is available for this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a FPGA Developer and Design 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.



    • Responsible for definition, design, verification and documentation for 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
    • Participates in the improvement of the FPGA organizational processes
    • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the FPGA development life cycle
    • Contributes to the research and analysis of data, such as customer design proposal specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability
    • May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
    • Independently determines approach to solutions
    • Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
    • Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above


    • Fully proficient use and understanding of FPGA engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Fully proficient in the principles and techniques of FPGA design
    • Fully proficient understanding of FPGA processes
    • Fully proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Keeps abreast of technology trends
    • Fully proficient awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
    • Fully proficient in FPGA design tools
    • Fully proficient written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Fully proficient skill in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Fully proficient ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound FPGA design
    • Fully 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


    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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