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Lead, Electrical Engineer - (FPGA) Firmware

St. Petersburg, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona

Job ID IMS20222809-91143
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Overview

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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  • Innovative
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  • Critical Thinker
  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

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, Electrical Engineer - (FPGA) Firmware

Job Code: IMS20222809-91143

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ or St. Petersburg, FL

Job Schedule: 9/80 with Every Other Friday Off

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking an Lead, Electrical Engineer - (FPGA) Firmware to join our Engineering team in Phoenix, Arizona or St. Petersburg, FL.

This role will lead all FPGA firmware development activities. They will support digital design / FPGA design & verification. The position supports new product development and sustainment of current product lines, which includes avionics Surveillance, Recorders and Display products. The position will provide daily leadership for the technical activities to FPGA firmware engineering team members. They will own technical decision-making process for the product, enabling the team to make decisions in a rapid and successful manner. This engineer is responsible for engaging other engineering participants with discipline specific backgrounds to resolve issues and provide a unified engineering response. The role is key participant representing FPGA firmware engineering for the product line in all major product improvements and design changes, with a focus on continuity for the product’s technical strategy. The Lead FPGA Firmware Engineer will ensure technical, schedule and cost targets are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Digital design
  • FPGA design and verification
  • Device migration across FPGA manufacturers
  • Generation of schematics and review of PWA designs
  • Generation of requirements, FPGA coding in various industry tools, FPGA verification and traceability mapping
  • Work within established FPGA processes and checklists
  • Support estimation activities associated with new and remapping FPGA design efforts
  • Lead Root Cause Failure Investigations of digital designs
  • Responsible for performing job duties consistent with L3Harris Ethics, Financial, Health and Safety Standards.
  • Exhibit good leadership skills and have the ability to coach teammates on technical issues
  • Work in a Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Ability to work in a teaming environment, while possessing good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Self-motivated to identify performance issues and provide potential solutions through strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Design and troubleshoot high reliability electronics
  • Good understanding of product development lifecycle processes
  • Work with test equipment and tools including multimeter, oscilloscopes, logic analyzer
  • Hands-on, "roll-up-the-sleeves" approach.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Architecting, implementing high throughput digital cores / algorithms targeting SOC class FPGAs with interfaces - Ethernet (UDP, TCP/IP), AXI, PCIe/NVMe, USB
  • Experience with Clock Domain Crossing, Reset Domain Crossing, Static Formal flows
  • Experienced with resolving complex FPGA issues
  • Experience in VHDL/Verilog, bonus if experienced with C++ (OOP), Perl/Tcl, Python
  • Experience with Synthesis/PAR: SDC, Synopsys DC/Synplify, Vivado, Quartus, Libero
  • Verification with UVM, Verification Ips Mentor EDA preferred.
  • Experience with tool simulators; Aldec & ModelSim
  • Ability to support geographically dispersed teams, including travel
  • Support RTCA DO-254 design assurance guidance for airborne electronic hardware
  • Knowledge of engineering design standards for commercial aviation industry
  • Experience in packaging of high reliability electronics (aerospace, medical, automotive, or equivalent)

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.

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.


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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