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Principal Engineer- FPGA & Digital Design
Ref No.: 18-03401
Location: Broomfield, Colorado
6+ month contract, candidates able to work on INT Technologies W2 are strongly urged to apply.
What You'll Do:
  • Design digital hardware including FPGA development for space-based, high reliability electronic systems. Assignments include designs which will include SOC architectures utilizing soft-core processors, digital filters, image processing algorithms, and communication interfaces/protocols.
  • Design and implement test fixtures including test plans for both chip-level and board level environments and create reusable circuits that can be utilized across multiple projects.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
What You'll Need:
  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 12 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Digital system partitioning and advanced function implementation in FPGAs. Strong design, documentation and implementation of high-speed digital electronics, FPGAs, and embedded processor systems are desired.
  • Strong electronic circuit design and electronic systems background.
  • Strong FPGA and board design skills.
  • Expertise in VHDL/Verilog, System Verilog and OVM/UVM, and Modelsim/Questa simulator is a plus.
  • Experience in developing specifications, cost, schedule, and resource requirements for digital/FPGA designs.
  • Familiarity with cPCI, Ethernet, DSP, 1553, VPX, Spacewire or Firewire is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Mentor Graphics DxD, OrCAD CIS, Hyperlynx for schematic design and SI analysis is a plus
  • Ability to work requirements and flow down for system/subsystem/box/board needs.
  • Knowledge of space radiation effects is a plus.
  • Familiarity with ASIC tools, libraries, design flow and fabrication is a plus.
  • Space or military experience highly desired, but not required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor.
  • Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required.