FPGA Design Engineer

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FPGA Design Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
1 year contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
This position will lead the planning and execution of hardware design activities for highly complex and unique electronics systems with Laboratory wide impact. Specific responsibilities of this position include: 
• FPGA design lead generating design specification, architectural trade-offs, coding RTL, synthesis, place-n-route, & mentoring junior engineers. 
• Board design lead capable of bringing a design from concept to finished product. Includes analog/digital design, schematic capture, guiding PCB layout, kitting the assembly, supporting assembly, and in-lab validation/verification. 
• Participate in peer and developmental reviews. 
• Perform design analyses and design verification, including test script development. 
• Provide support to hardware testing and post-delivery integration.

Required Skills:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline with a minimum of 9 years of related experience; a Master’s degree in similar disciplines with typically a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or a PhD in similar disciplines with typically a minimum of 5 years related experience.
Other requirements include: 
• Experience with complex and large scale FPGA development. 
• Experience with the latest industry FPGA development tools, design flow and verification methodology, such as UVM and OVM. 
• Working knowledge with implementing FPGA designs using industry standard FPGA development languages, such as Verilog and System Verilog. 
• Extensive knowledge of best industry practices in electronics and FPGA development, implementation, testing, and verification. 
• Knowledge in the implementation of electronics (digital and analog). 
• Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills. 
• Ability to work effectively in a team.

Desired Skills:
Preferred qualifications include: 
- Experience with fault tolerant design methodology. 
- Experience controlling and sampling analog circuits. - Experience with developing, maintaining and managing reusable functional Intellectual Properties (IP’s) for FPGA and Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC’s). 
- Familiarity with standard script languages, such as Python and Ruby. 
- Understanding of the operation of electronics and packaging in extreme environments. 

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