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15952: FPGA Hardware Engineer
Location:Virginia, Roanoke
Clearance:None
  
Description:

MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is searching for qualified candidates to contribute to a hardware engineering effort involving FPGA-based systems. This effort includes direct functional evaluation of hardware as well as contributing to the investigation, research, and development of new methods and techniques for evaluation, analysis, and verification of FPGA and ASIC digital designs. Many innovative solutions applying to DoD mission critical problems will be researched, developed, and deployed.

The candidate will need extensive FPGA and/or ASIC design and verification experience as a basis. Ideally the candidate will also have experience in hardware reverse engineering or extensive gate-level design debug expertise. Experience with PCB design, embedded system design, various EDA tools (synthesis, P&R, simulation, etc.), bench-top debug, device physics, and failure analysis is a plus.

Domain knowledge in one or more of the following areas is not required by highly beneficial:

  • RF
  • Aerospace electronics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electronic Warfare
  • RADAR
  • Guidance and Navigation
  • Communications Systems

Ability to research a problem, engineer solutions, and work as a part of a fast paced team is required. This position will require the ability to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance. An active clearance is highly desirable.

Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS or greater in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in FPGA and/or ASIC design and verification
  • Competency with Verilog or VHDL
  • Familiarity with industry standard EDA tools (i.e. synthesis, P&R, simulation, etc.)

Desired Skills:

  • Hardware Domain Knowledge (RF, EW, RADAR, etc.)
  • Embedded systems experience
  • Gate-level debug and/or Hardware Reverse Engineering experience
  • PCB design
  • Bench-top debug/testing experience
  • Failure Analysis/Device Physics

For more than 39 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an Alion company, has been solving some of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services, cyber security, and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.  Join MacB where you will work with a team of highly experienced professionals in the areas of Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Research Development Test and Evaluation, Information Operations, fabrication, IT solutions, Logistics and Acquisition Management.  MacB has won multiple workplace awards, offers generous salaries and benefits, and has outstanding growth opportunities.

MacB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. MacB recruits, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, creed, religion, color, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, source of income, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful under applicable federal, state or local law.

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