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Lead, FPGA Design Engineer (TS/SCI)

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20222205-82762
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

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.

Description:

Job Title: Lead FPGA Design Engineer (TS/SCI)
Job Code: SAS20222205-82762
Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

This position will lead FPGA Firmware Engineering activities in the Space & Airborne Systems (SAS) Segment of L3Harris. The SAS Segment provides mission solutions for space and airborne domains with defense, intelligence, and commercial applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Decompose and allocate system and box-level requirements to FPGA specifications.
  • Architect Med/High Complexity solutions targeting FPGAs against requirements and implement those solutions in FPGA platforms.
  • Map FPGA simulation work products to system-level requirements and capabilities
  • Refine and enforce consistent firmware development processes across FPGA designs.
  • Lead small teams of engineers generating the FPGA design solutions, assuring adherence to a formal FPGA Development Process.
  • Ensure the FPGA simulations verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly.
  • Support proposal efforts in the estimation and planning of end-to-end FPGA development.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with at least 9 years or prior related experience OR a Graduate Degree with at least 7 years of prior related experience.
  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process, and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs
  • Thorough understanding of version control best practices and tools (subversion, git, etc) to closely track changes to the FPGA baseline
  • Experience with design and test of FPGA-based digital signal and baseband processing
  • Experience with standard lab equipment, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and signal generators
  • Top Secret clearance with SCI

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Active Top Secret Clearance with Polygraph
  • Designing for space environments
  • High speed memory interfaces
  • High speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet)
  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces
  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422, and SpaceWire
  • Experience with verifying FPGA implementation against system models in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group
  • Proficiency with linting and CDC analysis tools
  • Proficiency with Xilinx, Microsemi, and Intel Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis
  • General: Microsoft Office, DOORs (Requirement Specification and Tractability), Revision Control (PTC Integrity, CVS, SVN, GIT, etc), JIRA, Confluence, Linux.
  • Programming in C, C++, Python, TCL.

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.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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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