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ASIC/FPGA Design Engineer

Camden, New Jersey

Job ID IMS20221407-86817
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L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: ASIC/FPGA Design Engineer
Job ID: IMS20221407-86817
Job Location: Camden, NJ

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Engineering (ASIC/FPGA), the Senior Member of Engineering Staff (SMES) will be part of the key ASIC/FPGA design team, responsible for the delivery of FPGA/ASICs for high speed crypto applications. S/he will architect, implement high speed crypto architectures, on ASICs/Xilinx Zynq/MPSOC class FPGAs.

L3T has state-of-the-art EDA flows/methodologies including Synopsys DC/Primetime/Synplify, Xilinx/Intel/Microchip EDA with HLS, Mentor EDA Family: Questa, VIPs, UVM framework, Clock Domain Crossing (CDC), Reset Domain Crossing (RDC), and Catapult (HLS).

This is a key, high impact role in the organization to ensure robust quality and delivery of Communication products for National Security.

Essential Functions:

S/he will be responsible for deriving engineering specifications from system requirements, detailed architecture, design (RTL AND/OR HLS (C++ to RTL)) and RTL quality (RDC, CDC, Formal, Lint), Test plans, module level verification, synthesis/STA, Lab debug, SW driven validation on Linux based SOC evaluation boards, Silicon/FPGA bring up, characterization and production ramp/support/collateral.


  • BSEE, MSEE Preferred.
  • 5+ year’s equivalent experience developing, implementing, and verification of high performance communications/networking ASIC/FPGA products.
  • Experience with Architecting, Implementing high speed digital cores to interface to ARM SOC with bare metal/Linux OS based debug with SDKs, BSP’s and profilers; preferably on Xilinx Zynq / MPSOC class FPGAs..
  • Experience mapping algorithms and standards (PCIe, NVMe, SATA, USB, Ethernet, TCP/IP, AXI3/4) to hardware and architecture/system design tradeoffs.
  • Proficient with CDC, Formal EDA. Preference for Mentor EDA.
  • Proficient in VHDL, C++ (OOP), Perl/Tcl, SystemVerilog Assertions.
  • Proficient with Synthesis/PAR: SDC, Synopsys DC/Synplify, Vivado, Quartus
  • Strong logic/board debug, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.

Preferred Additional Skills: (A big plus if the candidate possesses “any” of the following)

  • Proficiency with Xilinx MPSOC design with writing/debugging with SDKs, BSPs on bare metal/PetaLinux OS, and a Linux power user.
  • Proficiency in High level synthesis (Xilinx Vivado HLS AND/OR Mentor Calypto) with C++/OpenCL.
  • Active Secret Clearance – Preferred.
  • US Citizenship, and ability to obtain/maintain clearance required.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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