Senior FPGA Digital Design Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Location: California, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: Hybrid
Salary: USD175000
Torrance, California
Our client is looking for a Senior FPGA / Digital Design Engineer to design and develop FPGA's that interface with electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical components for flight actuation systems. You will solve challenging problems and develop solutions that find application across military aerospace industries.  Reporting to the Electronics Engineering Manager, you will have a 9/80 work schedule and a hybrid work option (3 days per week in office) in Torrance, CA.

Our client's Military Aircraft provides flight control equipment and systems to the world’s leading military platforms. They employ 13,000 employees in 27 countries.  

As a Sr. Digital/FPGA Design Engineer, you will:
  • Contribute to the development of new electronic product requirements through consulting with our customers and system engineers.
  • Perform trade studies and analyses to validate conceptual designs.
  • Perform circuit analysis and board level design including schematic capture and specifying printed circuit board design requirements (placement constraints, trace parameters, and routing layer constraints).
  • Develop firmware for FPGAs that work with electronics, sensors, electro-hydraulic actuators, electromechanical components, and communication links for actuation systems or avionics equipment.
  • Conduct prototype testing, integration testing, and design verification and validation testing
  • Document design, analysis, and verification results with accurate and concise reports
  • Perform FPGA verification following project plans and standards.
  • Provide formal technical presentations to internal and external customers to support program review and business development.
  • Specify and support design of lab test setups.

To be considered for this role, here’s what you’ll need to bring with you: 

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • 10+ years of design and development engineering experience (Aerospace or Defense industry experience is desirable)
  • Digital design expertise including modern microprocessors / DSPs, high speed digital logic, FPGA, memory, analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog converters, and communication links.
  • Demonstrate detail knowledge of VHDL coding and how to optimize for performance.
  • 3+ years of experience designing test benches and simulations using digital simulation tools (example Modelsim, Active-HDL) for verification of FPGA designs.
  • Analysis expertise including power dissipation, power use, timing, signal integrity, component derating, and Acceptance Test / Built-In Test coverage.
  • Knowledge of board design and layout including design tools
This position requires access to United States export-controlled information.

Their Benefits:
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits on day one
  • Flexible planned vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) match, profit share, and employee stock purchase options
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Inclusive company culture
  • Our Torrance, CA site has a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off!
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