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FPGA Programmer ACL 1274

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: FPGA Programmer ACL 1274
JobID: 1274
Location: Atlanta, GA

Title: FPGA Programmer  ACL 1274

Position: Full-Time Research Faculty

Level: Research Engineer/Technologist I, II


Primary Location: Atlanta, GA

Travel Required:

Lab: Advanced Concepts Lab (ACL)

Reporting To: Bill Hunter

Job Description:

Entry level or junior Electrical engineer with FPGA and Firmware experience. Will write FPGA code to control hardware in real time and support complex experimentation. Will need hardware, software, and FPGA debugging skills to diagnose and fix system level issues. Will need to simulate FPGA code to verify functionality.





Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or other related field.


Must have hands on experience programming Xilinx or Altera FPGAs using VHDL or Verilog.  Must have experience with writing C code. Must be able to debug digital hardware. Familiarity with writing code for embedded processors a plus, Familiarity with microprocessor bus interfaces such as serial, I2C, SPI a plus. Exposure to Python, Ruby or Java programming a plus. Exposure to single board computers such as Raspberry PI, Arduino, or others a plus. Will need good communication skills to present designs and acquired data to engineers and managers.

Other: Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens, with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Candidate will be subject to a full background investigation by the US Government as required by NISPOM, ICD 704 processes, DoD Manual 5205.07, Volume 2, and any additional Government Policy or Directives as determined by the Cognizant Security Agency. Candidates may be required to take a polygraph test.