Principal Electrical Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752
Job Description: Principal Electrical Engineer - FPGA Design

The Radar Controls and Electronics Department in the Electrical Products Directorate at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is seeking an experienced Principal level engineer in the development and implementation of FPGA based designs for interface communications and/or data processing applications. The individual will be required to provide development support throughout product lifecycle, from initial concept to acceptance delivery to maintenance.

Applicant will work as part of a highly motivated team environment and will be collaborating with cross-functional project teams making up a larger program or internal research and development efforts. Our engineers are assigned to a manager of approximately 20 employees with similar skills. Each section manager is responsible for their members performance, career development and assigning tasks that balance the employees interests with current needs of the project teams.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of professional experience designing FPGAs using VHDL/Verilog.
  • Experience in Xilinx Programmable Devices (MPSOC, RFSOC, Ultrascale+) or Intel programmable devices (Stratix X)
  • Experience using VHDL simulation tools Questasim
  • Experience using synthesis tools including Synplify and back-end tools including Xilinx Vivado, Intel Quartus and others

Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge in common computer hardware interface and data protocols such as RS-422, USB, PCIe, etc.
  • Experience in high speed interfaces
  • Experience with Timing Closure and utilizing Chipscope / Signal Tap
  • Experience and knowledge developing requirements for Firmware products
  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management principles, environments and tools
  • Working knowledge and experience with configuration management tools such as git
  • Experience working in teams and have the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of engineers
  • Ideally 12+ years of professional experience designing FPGAs using VHDL.
  • Understanding of computer architecture and computer hardware optimization techniques
  • Proficiency in Linux
  • Working knowledge in the integration of software drivers for the operation of computer hardware interfaces a plus
  • Working knowledge of C/C++ and/or in computer scripting language such as Shell/Perl/Python a plus
  • Working knowledge/course work of signal & image processing, digital communications and/or control theories
  • Candidates must be able to develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Secret level security clearance
  • Advanced degree in EE or a STEM related major is a plus

Required Education:
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a STEM related major

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.166111

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