Systems Firmware Engineer job Chantilly Virginia
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Systems Firmware Engineer Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8739966
Location: Chantilly, Virginia Date Posted: 6/14/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Aviation
Job Code: Sys Eng - Chantilly

Job Description:

Systems Firmware Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Our client is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. This company is well known and highly respected in the Defense and Space community. We are in search of a Systems Engineer to join our elite force in the DoD space in Chantilly, VA.

Our client is a leading supplier of GSP systems (RF, DSP, and digital domains) for space satellite operations, as well as non-space applications. Our operations include factory test, launch, business operations, and assured mission capabilities. We are currently looking for a Systems Firmware Engineer, for our Chantilly, VA location.

U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

General Job Summary:

The successful candidate will work with a team to design and develop the next generation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) communications products in our Real-time Tactical Communications business area. It provides an opportunity to grow while both learning from senior architects and mentoring entry-level developers. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in VHDL, FPGA design, and RF and digital communications protocols.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, integrate, and test real time firmware applications to support various products.

  • Design and develop firmware/software in support of new product development and custom deliveries.

  • Work directly with customers and engineers to perform requirements analysis/design trade-offs and develop solutions in accordance with system/product architectures.

  • Work with program management to scope and estimate new efforts as needed.

  • Use VHDL to implement real-time communications processing for tactical and network communications products.

  • Drive a culture of high-quality firmware by continuously honing the craft of firmware development while following industry best practices such as code review, and automated testing.

  • Collaborate with systems architects to design software solutions and guide the activity of entry-level developers.

  • Work with engineers to perform design tradeoffs and develop solutions in accordance with product architectures

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field

  • 5-10 years of related experience

  • Significant VHDL experience targeting Xilinx and/or Altera devices

  • Must be able to work closely in a small engineering team which will include other software engineers, FPGA firmware, RF hardware, system hardware, and test engineers

  • Working knowledge of RF communications, real-time waveform processing, and/or Software Defined Radios is a plus

  • Experience with common engineering test equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers are a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

  • Team player

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with networking concepts and protocols (IP, TCP, UDP)

  • Familiarity with military tactical waveforms (CDL, VNW, 466ER)

  • Understanding of configuration management best practices

  • Familiarity with best systems engineering practices

U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Dunhill Professional Search Company Type:
Company: Dunhill Professional Search

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