Senior FPGA Engineer

Location: Torrance, CA
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI) is seeking a Senior FPGA Engineer to join our defense/aerospace partner's Products & Engineering Division. A successful candidate will architect and code firmware for military radio frequency systems, sensor systems, avionics, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions. 
What You'll Be Doing:
  • Coding of software applications/firmware to be embedded in electronic hardware and execution of firmware-hardware and software-firmware integration.
  • Development and documentation of detailed FPGA firmware specifications based on features, capabilities, and requirements of the user/customer of Xilinx all programmable FPGA Ultrascale Architecture.
  • Execution of firmware development including planning, designing, implementation, and testing/benchmarking on on-going programs.
  • Analysis and resolution of complex system-level software-firmware-hardware integration issues.
  • Implementation and documentation of firmware testing and debugging process.
  • Validation of firmware to meet documented performance/operational specifications and code optimization for computational efficiency.
  • Providing technical write-ups related to software development on bids and proposals.

What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field required, Master’s Degree a plus
  • 5 + years of experience in direct hands-on development of firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (required Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families)
  • 5+ years experience coding in VHDL is required.
  • Must be familiar with C, C, C++, and other object oriented languages
  • Experience with high-throughput firmware coding is a plus and signal integrity validation with Hyperlynx.
  • Experience with companion chipset design to microprocessor and encryption
  • Experience with HDL software tools such as Vivado, ISE, Altera Quartus or Libero
  • Experience developing applications for audio/visual processing 
  • Experience with DSP (Digital Signal Processing)
  • Experience with schematic capture tools
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal & written
  • Efficiently multi-task and commit to working under deadlines.
  • Experience in technical writing to produce software documentation.

What You'll Receive:
  • Full time, direct hire employment
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a stable and fast growing defense/aerospace contractor
The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI)
A California Certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (CA DVBE) 
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