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Raytheon Technologies FPGA/ASIC Design Engineer in Tucson, Arizona

Do you have a vision to provide electronic design solutions that consistently exceed technical, schedule, and budgetary expectations?

Are you an expert in digital signal processing for FPGA devices?

Would you thrive in a world class engineering organization that emphasizes providing exciting work opportunities and career development for our employees?

If you’ve answered, “yes,” our team at Raytheon Missiles and Defense wants to learn more about you!

We are looking for Electrical Engineers with expertise in VHDL coding and FPGA-based systems.

Organization Description:

RMD is a technology and innovation leader. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We value a diverse company with different perspectives and styles of tackling the world’s most complex challenges and toughest threats. Raytheon Technologies offers employee benefits such as a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, 401(k) – Savings & Investment Plans, Paid Time Off, Student Loan Contribution Plans, Educational Assistance, and Parental Leave.

Within the Digital Products Department, 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.

Job Description:

The Electrical Engineer 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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

NOTE: This position can be either an Electrical Engineer II (G07) or Sr. Electrical Engineer I (G08) based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • U. S. Citizenship required

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer or Electrical Engineering

  • A minimum of 2 years of engineering experience

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position.

Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.

Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at: https://www.state.gov/security-clearances 173091

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.

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