13 hours
2018-06-182018-07-17
  • Job Code
    493602
GTRI Careers | GTRI

Firmware Engineer - ELSYS

ID: 493602
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aircraft, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Signal Processing

Job Description

The candidate will provide firmware engineering for ongoing sponsored programs where GTRI is accomplishing modernization and sustainment efforts for the US Department of Defense in the area of electronic warfare (EW). The successful applicant will have knowledge of embedded firmware theory and experience in its application. Responsibilities will include firmware/FPGA engineering in VHDL (Verilog acceptable).

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Greater than five years' full-time work experience
  • Experience with VHDL development
  • Experience in high-speed FPGA implementation
  • Experience in system-on-chip integration
  • Experience with ModelSim simulation
  • Ability to examine, understand, and modify existing VHDL code in order to adapt functioning code to new requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DSP algorithm development in FPGAs
  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado and Zynq SoCs
  • Experience with Matlab
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure and time constraints
  • Ability to self-motivate and derive specific requirements from general tasking descriptions
  • Ability to assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .

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