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Design Analysis

FPGA Firmware Developer  Canonsburg, PA  Posted: 5/8/2024
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Design Analysis


24 months max


Job Title: FPGA Firmware Developer
Pay Rate: Up to $52.22/hr DoE
Location: Canonsburg, PA
Zip Code: 15317
Start Date: Right Away
Job Type: Contract
Keywords: #FPGAFirmwareDeveloperJobs #EngineeringJobs

***Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire***

* Architect, design, and document FPGA firmware hierarchies, components, interfaces, and data flows
* Develop firmware in accordance with detailed designs descriptions
* Simulate and test firmware components in preparation for integration
* Define FPGA timing, pinout, and placement constraints
* Review synthesis and timing reports, address issues
* Integrate and test firmware on target hardware
* Identify necessary schematic updates and hardware reworks to support design
* Utilize FPGA tools and laboratory equipment for integration and debug
* Document failures, identify root causes, implement fixes, and verify changes
* Maintain configuration management documentation for the FPGA design

* Must be a US Citizen
* Bachelor"s degree in Software Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field.
* 5+ years of job-related experience, OR
* Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience.
* Experience implementing FPGA firmware including custom VHDL components containing state machines, synchronous/asynchronous logic, processes, and external interfaces
* Understanding of the underlying FPGA fabric the firmware utilizes
* Experience working across cross-clock boundaries
* Familiarity with Xilinx (AMD) and/or Altera (Intel) compiler, programming, and debug tools
* Experience reviewing schematics, parts lists, and re-work documentation
* Methodical problem-solving skills
* Motivation to independently research and resolve issues
* Strong written and oral communication skills

* Agile experience preferred.
* Familiarity with floor planning and timing optimizations
* Working knowledge of standard network protocols (e.g., IPv4, UDP, TCP/IP)
* Implementing custom digital signal processing filters

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