BAE Systems FPGA Engineer - EO/IR Systems in Austin, Texas

Job Description

-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->BAE Systems is experiencing continued growth in our Electro-optic/Infrared markets and we are seeking experienced, highly-motivated Hardware Engineers to join our team. The qualified applicants will experience assignments associated with EO/IR systems, precision pointing, Laser based products or other related technologies at our Austin, Texas location. At BAE Systems we design, development and manufacture highly sophisticated EO/IR and other electronic solutions that service a variety of product areas for government and commercial applications.

The individual selected for this position will be an experienced engineer with diverse technical capabilities and demonstrated hands-on electrical engineering expertise with EO/IR based products. The individual must be a self-starter with product development experience with complex integrated military avionics/electronic hardware and related test equipment. This selected engineer will develop and support Board and/or FPGA/CPLD designs through all phases of design and system integration for high-reliability embedded aerospace applications. Perform activities such as requirements generation, Board and VHDL design, RTL-synthesis, test bench development and design simulation. Other activities include prototype evaluation, design-to-cost tradeoffs, design reviews, qualification test support, system integration support, production and obsolescence support tasks. The individual must have a strong desire to stay current in the continuously developing field and desire to expand the knowledge base and skills in FPGA design and digital hardware engineering.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

-5 year of experience with EO/IR, Laser, and/or precision pointing technologies

  • Established digital hardware architect for complex military/avionic equipment

  • 10 years of demonstrated experience in Product development and support of DoD military electronics/avionics equipment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of digital electronic devices and circuit design principles and experience using design/analysis tools, such as Timing Designer and Hyperlynx.

  • Hands-on hardware build, test, and integration experience

  • Strong board debug and problem solving skills.

  • Motivated self-starter with leadership skills and ability to effectively work in a team environment

  • Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up monitoring and closure skills

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Familiarity with FPGA integration into digital circuit card designs to ensure electrical integrity of FPGA design in embedded applications.

  • Design experience with Image processing, memory interfaces such as DRAM controllers, Flash, SRAM; serial interfaces and FPGA design using Microsemi, Xilinx (especially Zynq Ultrascale)

  • Experience with design tools such as Synplify and ModelSim Experience with high-speed Digital circuit card design, including part placement and routing, constraint generation, and signal integrity analysis. Emphasis on design-to-cost methodology.- end ngIf: oQ.ClassName != 'jobtitleInJobDetails' && oQ.ClassName != 'jobdescriptionInJobDetails' ->- ngIf: oQ.ClassName == 'jobdescriptionInJobDetails' ->- end ngRepeat: oQ in jobDetailFields.JobDetailQuestions | showJobDetailsFields track by $index ->- end ngIf: jobDetailFields != null && jobDetailFields.isActive ->- ngIf: jobDetailFields == null || !jobDetailFields.isActive ->

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About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

FPGA Engineer - EO/IR Systems


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