Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer (MPSOC Focus) - ELSYS

Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    495053
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Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer (MPSOC Focus) - ELSYS

ID: 495053
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Software Development/Design, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing, Threat Systems, Project/Program Management, Radar, RF, Sensors Integration, Sensors/Optics, Signal Processing, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, ISR & Tactical Systems, Missile Warning Systems, Networking, Aerospace, Aircraft, Avionics, Countermeasures, Cybersecurity, Electromagnetics, Aeronautics

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) System Engineering Division (SEN) is currently seeking a Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer for a full-time research position. This position supports embedded software applications executing on Multi-Processor System On a Chip (MPSOC) devices. The successful candidate will conduct analysis, design, development, implementation, and testing of a variety of embedded Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) applications in RF Electronic Warfare systems. This may include applications dealing with signal processing, data communications, system security and mission data. This position will work closely with hardware, software, FPGA and system engineers to ensure the system functionality.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Develop and/or improve FPGA embedded software applications executed on MPSOC devices
  • Develop, maintain and utilize PetaLinux and other embedded environments
  • Analyze system and functional requirements to develop embedded solutions
  • Design and execute unit and integration tests
  • Integrate embedded software with hardware, FPGAs and other software designs
  • Draft, update and maintain design documents, interface documents, source code comments and change control documents
  • Serve as technical expert on assigned projects and systems to include latest industry standards, system interfaces, engineering tools and road maps for current and future updates
  • Participate in technical meetings with sponsors and industry collaborators
  • Develop technical papers for conferences and present briefings to potential sponsors
  • Lead small to mid-sized teams and/or projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical area and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical area and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical area and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical area and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical area and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Consideration will be given to candidates that do not have a Master's degree with 10+ years of experience performing in roles that align with the responsibilities and requirements defined for this position.
  • Experience in development using Nios, Microblaze or Arm embedded in an Intel or Xilinx FPGA, MPSoC, SoC or equivalent
  • 10+ years of applicable experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with FPGA development (VHDL, Verilog), testing and debugging
  • Experience with System on Chip (SoC) architectures (Zynq, RFSoC, MPSoC, Stratix w/Arm, etc.)
  • Experience with real-time and near real-time operating systems
  • Experience with FPGA embedded processors, such as Nios, Microblaze, Zynq, Arm
  • Experience with FPGA development environments such as Xilinx or Intel (Altera)
  • Experience with Electronic Warfare systems
  • Experience with code repositories (git, Subversion, etc.)
  • Experience with anti-tamper technologies specific to FPGAs and embedded processors
  • Experience leading small to mid-sized teams and/or projects
  • Active SECRET clearance

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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