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FPGA/DSP Lead Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00120
Location: Monterey, California
Albin Engineering Services, Inc. ( is looking for FPGA/DSP "Lead" Design Engineer for one of our premier clients in the Monterey, CA. This is for a full-time direct hire with our client.
This is a hands-on FPGA Designer role, you will have your own section of the FPGA Design project too, as well as being looked at to help the other Engineers.

· Work will include "hands-on" FPGA code design, and verification (of your design) and being a Technical Lead for a team of 2-5 Engineers

· Work with other FPGA Engineers, review their designs, help solve problems, coordinate technical aspects of the project too
· Work in a lab environment on a variety of platforms including Altera and Xilinx, and high performance computing platforms
· Implementation of real-time DSP algorithms on FPGA devices
· Realization of customer requirements in hardware designs
· Hardware integration in a lab environment

Job Requirements
· Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics
· 10-15 years of experience with FPGAs, VHDL coding, microprocessors, analog to digital converters, analog multiplexers and digital subsystems
· 10-15 years VHDL design and logic verification tools including Libero, Riviera, TimingDesigner, and ModelSim
· Proven experience being the Technical goto person, and helping others, reviewing designs, teaching tips and tricks

· Experience implementing of complex IP cores and modules in FPGA
· Due to US Government contracts, US Citizenship is required. Active DoD/Agency clearances is a major plus, or the ability to obtain a clearance is a must

Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience with wireless communications, including Cellular, is a plus!
· Experience implementing complex IP cores and modules, as well as design or complex digital signal processing algorithms for wireless communications
· Experience with FECs, interleaving, rate-matching, CDMA, OFDM, frame synchronization and tracking, LFSRs, real-time processing
· 8+ years programming experience and familiarity with computer programming languages such as C/C++, JAVA, Python VHDL preferred
· Previous exposure to various digital system hardware components and respective testing methods using logic analyzers, digital oscilloscopes, vector signal analyzers, and spectrum analyzers is desirable