• FPGA Engineer*

    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/3/2019 9:09 AM)
    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.


    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

    Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS.


    The Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer will design and develop firmware for the Digital Receiver Exciter and Digital Beamformer for the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Program. The engineer will work on a large geographically separated team, participating in all aspects of the development lifecycle including design, development, integration and test.



    What you bring to the table:

    • Electrical Engineer or Computer Engineering degree plus minimum 5-10 years hardware development experience using FPGAs, microprocessors, high speed digital circuits in embedded designs
    • Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Hardware Description Language (VHDL) experience and associated modeling and simulation tools
    • Embedded software development and/or digital board design experience
    • Experience with high speed digital electronics, proper timing and debugging capabilities
    • An understanding of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) techniques and layout of high-speed digital boards 
    • Desire to learn and push the development envelope, willingness to take on strong challenges.
    • Recent experience with Xilinx Virtex 6&7 with Xilinx support tool ISE and Vivado tool


    What you will experience:

    • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often super-secret
    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered
    • Ability to work with a fun and diverse group of colleagues


    What sets you apart:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • High performance FPGA based board development experience
    • An existing Department of Defense SECRET security clearance
    • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
    • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
    • Can effectively handle complex assignments


    What you will receive:

    • Competitive compensation and generous benefits package
    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible work schedules (9/80)
    • GREAT managers and diverse workforce
    • Ongoing professional and personal development

    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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