Senior FPGA Engineer -- ELSYS

Updated: about 6 hours ago
Location: Atlanta, GEORGIA
Deadline: 27 Jul 2021

Submit Resume ID:496502
Type:Researchers
Location:Atlanta, GA
Categories:Algorithm Development, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, Electronic Warfare, Radar, RF, Signal Processing, Aerospace


Job Description

The Senior Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer in the Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Applied Embedded Systems (AES) Division will develop, design, and analyze firmware supporting electronic systems as well as lead multi-disciplinary engineering project teams. AES is predominantly focused on the research, development, testing, and deployment of embedded electronic and electromechanical systems. These systems provide our sponsors with technological solutions in the fields of Electronic Warfare (EW), command and control, communications, avionics, entertainment, physiological monitoring, and other applications.


Job Duties
  • Analyze system and functional requirements to develop solutions
  • Design, develop and validate firmware (VHDL, Verilog)
  • Develop test benches and simulations to test and validate designs
  • Integrate system components and support equipment in laboratory and field settings
  • Serve as a technical expert on assigned projects and systems to include keeping up-to-date on industry standards, system
  • interfaces, engineering tools, and road maps for current and future updates
  • Participate in technical meetings with GTRI and sponsor personnel
  • Develop technical papers for conferences, speak publicly, and present briefings to potential customers
  • Prepare and conduct technical briefings for existing and potential sponsors
  • Guide less experienced researchers developing embedded and electronic systems
  • Publish or provide contributions to research papers associated with embedded systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel


Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist

  • A Bachelor's and Master's Degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other engineering/science-related fields of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Bachelor's and Master's Degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other engineering/science-related fields of study and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree and Master's Degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other engineering/science-related fields of study and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist

  • A Bachelor's and Master's Degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other engineering/science-related fields of study and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience, or
  • A Doctoral degree and Master's Degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other engineering/science-related fields of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in FPGA development
  • Experience with Xilinx or Altera/Intel FPGAs
  • Experience with debugging and test

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with VHDL or Verilog
  • Experience with embedded processors such as Microblaze or ARM SoC
  • Experience with embedded software (C/C++)
  • Experience with high-speed digital sampling and processing of Radio Frequency (RF) signals
  • Experience developing systems for military or high-reliability applications
  • Active SECRET clearance

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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.


Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits


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. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law .


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