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Raytheon Technologies Electrical Engineer I/II - FPGA/ASIC Design in Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

Within the Digital Products Department (DPD), you will be a part of a key role within the Engineering organization by developing the electronics for the weapon system products. We engage at the outset of the weapon system development and follow our designs through deployment. Our team helps develop the requirements and bring concepts to life. Our products are deployed all over the world, on the ground, and they reach the exoatmospheric environments and into space. We are responsible for the architecture, design, and documentation of deliverable firmware and FPGA embedded processing at RMD.

In this role you will develop FPGA designs for all major vendors and device families including: Xilinx, Altera, Lattice, and Microsemi. Designs are implemented using VHDL for the following applications: gigabit serial interfaces, Radio Frequency (RF) and Electro-Optical (EO) DSP, controls, data links, embedded processing and processor interfaces. Designers work with circuit card designers and systems engineers to develop requirements, architect new parts, collaborative modeling of algorithms, partition and perform code development, simulation, and place and route. Designs are verified against requirements using both directed test and constrained random methodologies. Design support is expected from requirements definition through integration and test. Design documentation and configuration management are required.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Demonstrate self-motivation, with little supervision required

  • Design and deliver production quality FPGA releases from initial proof of concept up to production

  • Work cooperatively with systems, hardware, software engineers, and program management to ensure product success

  • Demonstrate the ability to architect FPGA-based systems to determine parts, interfaces, and Concept of Operations (CONOPS)

  • Translate system level requirements into FPGA requirements

  • Design and code in VHDL for reliability and maintainability

  • Verify designs utilizing self-checking techniques with directed and constrained random tests, while tracking functional and code coverage

  • Create complete documentation including requirements, verification plan, and user’s guides

  • Support internal and external technical reviews

    This position can be either salary grade Engineer I (P1) or Engineer II (P2) based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position .

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer or Electrical Engineering

  • Less than 2 years of directly related experience for a P1 or a minimum of 2 years of directly related experience for a P2.

  • Experience with digital design and VHDL coding

  • Experience in Xilinx or Microsemi devices and flow tools

  • Experience in delivering FPGA solutions to system level applications

  • Hands on experience with integration and debug

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Qualifications We Value:

  • FPGA design experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience in radar processing techniques

  • Experience in image processing techniques for visual and infrared sensors

  • Experience in embedded systems design using ARM, Microblaze, or Nios processors

  • Experience in gigabit serial interfaces and multi-gigabit transceivers (MGTs)

  • Experience in constrained random verification in UVM using System Verilog

  • Experience in verification utilizing emulation platforms, such as Veloce

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.