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2018-08-162018-09-15

Senior Firmware Engineer - ELSYS

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    493812
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Senior Firmware Engineer - ELSYS

ID: 493812
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aircraft, Avionics, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, RF, Signal Processing, Testing, Threat Systems

Job Description

The SEN Division is a large division whose primary mission is to sustain Electronic Warfare (EW) systems deployed by the US Air Force, US Navy, and US Army. The successful candidate will embrace the challenge of developing, testing, and deploying highly-complex, real-time firmware targeted to these legacy EW systems. In this specific role, the candidate will perform as a firmware developer for a mid-sized team of engineers executing sponsored programs to sustain EW systems deployed on DoD aircraft.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

• Develop and sustain FPGA firmware
• Document FPGA firmware designs and implementations
• Conduct lab testing and flight testing of FPGA firmware as deployed on EW systems

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

• A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
• A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree,
• A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist

• A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
• A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field and four (4) years of relevant full time experience

Required Minimum Qualifications

• Experience in firmware development for embedded systems
• Experience working with at least one major FPGA vendor design tool suite (Xilinx ISE and/or Vivado, Altera Quartus Tool Suites, Microsemi Libero) and a demonstrated understanding of standard FPGA design flow (Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis, Floor Planning)

Preferred Qualifications

• >15 years experience in FPGA firmware development
• Experience in VHDL design and simulation
• Experience in developing firmware for Xilinx Zynq FPGAs
• Experience with complete FPGA design cycle (concept to production)
• Experience with digital designs to implement high-speed data interfaces
• Works well individually or in a group setting

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .

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