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Sr. FPGA Engineer

Company: FreeFlight Systems
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: SUMMARY: The Senior FPGA Design Engineer is responsible for developing next generation avionics for the commercial aviation industry. The individual will be able to design, test, and integrate complex, high-speed FPGAs. This individual will work closely with hardware and software engineers during the test and integration phases. Additionally, they will be responsible for design, documentation, implementation, and testing verification. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Working with the Hardware and Software teams on FPGA system requirements Working with Sr Hardware Engineers on overall system board design Design of the FPGA subsystems for data transfer and data processing Modeling of the ADC data processing utilizing FIR filters, CORDIC, Quadrature Down- Conversion, Reed-Solomon decoding. Modeling of the DAC data processing utilizing I-Q Modulation, Reed-Solomon Encoding and IIR Filtering. Selection and procurement for FPGA components Assisting in the testing of high-performance FPGA-based boards and systems Contribute to RTCA DO-254 lifecycle activities and deliverables for FPGA airborne hardware Support production acceptance test procedures via scripting and interface to ERP Maintain and support VHDL baselines for airborne hardware Achieve company goals associated with cost, quality, and delivery schedule as related to the assigned design activities. Provide time and cost estimates for projects. Provide risk assessment and risk mitigation for technical and schedule issues. Make FPGA configuration changes to support customer specific installations. Provide guidance to less experienced engineers. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE BS or MS ins Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics, or related discipline Minimum of 8 years FPGA design experience; within an aerospace company a plus. Demonstrated Experience with Intel Quartus Design Suite and Mentor Modelsim Design experience using Intel Cyclone V FPGA families Strong knowledge of FPGA tool flow; Synthesis, Partitioning, Place & Route, timing closure Strengths in VHDL, Verilog, System Verilog, test-benches, simulation, automation, and debug are a plus. Prior experience with lab equipment including meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal generators. Knowledge of RTCA DO-254 Standard for Airborne Electronic Systems is recommended Generate block diagrams for various design concepts and circuit topologies Analysis and Modeling Tools (MS Excel, Matlab) Documentation Tools (MS Word/PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe) Experienced in scripting/programming ideally Python, Tcl Collaborate with other cross-functional team leads and engineers to plan and execute projects Excellent written and verbal skills Excellent Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving skills PERFORMANCE ATTRIBUTES & COMPETENCIES: Leadership Vision & Strategic Thinking: Clear vision for the possible---thinks ahead about outcomes. Energy: Exhibits strong desire to achieve success. Problem-Solver: Objectively and logically recognizes and solves problems. Interpersonal & Teamwork Team Player: Reaches out to overcome walls; overcomes "we-they" relationships; approachable and earns respect for focus on "company" interests. Communication: Speaks confidently and effectively in one-on-one, team and public settings; writes clearly and concisely. Persuasive: Exhibits persuasiveness in change situations and effectively finds win-win solutions. Personal & Intellectual Integrity: Sets example; doesn't ethically cut corners; earns trust and respect. Intelligence: A "quick study" demonstrates ability to absorb new information rapidly. Leading-Edge: Constantly looking for best practice benchmarks. LANGUAGE SKILLS Qualified candidates should be able to speak effectively to pilots and aircraft owners about avioncis products and how they perform. The applicant must possess the ability to write routine reports and correspondences. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Candidates must have a strong command of computer desktop tools such as MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) to assist in completing essential duties. Effectively demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills. Must have a willingness to constantly be learning. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel domestically 10-20%. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the person is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, reach with arms and hands, climb stairs, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The person must occasionally life and/or move up to 30lbs. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The Associate should be able to see, hear and understand speech, communicate, lift computer equipment, supplies and materials, use office equipment and computers. If requested by an applicant or employee, we may provide reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties required of personnel so classified. We have the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the person is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time and an air-conditioned and heated office. The noise level is occasionally high. FreeFlight Systems is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal or state law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

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