Firmware Engineer Staff / FPGA & Board Design / Syracuse, NY
Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Job ID: 647450BR
Date posted: Aug. 03, 2023
Description:We are looking to bring on a lead FPGA Firmware
Architecture and Design Engineer to assist and guide our growing
team. Is that you?
At Lockheed Martin, we are passionate about innovation and
integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of
business ethics and forward-thinking, everything is within our
capacity - and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin
values your skills, training, education and background!
Do you want to be part of an environment that encourages and
supports employees to think big, perform with quality and build
incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and
focus - if you have the resourcefulness and courage to work hard,
then we want to build a better tomorrow with you. Come and
experience your future!
We are seeking a Staff (Senior) Level Firmware Engineer who will
perform complex FPGA firmware architecture and/or custom digital
board design. Designs will include digital signal processing,
messaging, control and high-speed communications. Devices will
include FPGAs from either Xilinx, Intel, or Microsemi. In this role
you may be interfacing with program leadership and teammates on a
regular basis. The Senior Level Firmware Engineer focuses on design
and development, but may also have a role estimating, breaking down
and planning work for their firmware team. An example could be
taking a high DSP algorithm for a radar system and breaking it into
small pieces that multiple less experienced engineers may further
refine. The Senior Level Firmware Engineer will then work through
the design and development of this algorithm.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering,
Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent
engineering/technical bachelors degree and 7+ years of relevant
Prior technical leadership experience
FPGA architecture and design, with applied knowledge of AMD(Xilinx)
and/or Intel(Altera) FPGA devices and their associated application
Digital board design of complex mixed signal boards to support
Possess technical expertise to implement designs without
Successful candidate may develop technical solutions to complex
problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
applied to FPGA design and/or board design.
Working knowledge of digital signal processing functions
Candidate must be able to obtain & maintain a Secret security
clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship
-Strong working knowledge of digital signal processing functions,
specific to radar and electronic warfare capabilities, including
digital receivers and exciters.
-Extensive VHDL firmware programming capability, and having applied
that knowledge on an FPGA device (Xilinx, Intel, Microsemi). Having
utilized Xilinx Vivado, Intel Quartus, or Microsemi Libero
development platforms to successfully build and test an executable
hardware implementation of code which they have written.
-Use of the Mentor Questa HDL simulator, including UVM verification
-Experience with MATLAB modeling is a plus.
-Higher level code development, including Nvidia CUDA, OpenCL,
Simulink HDL Coder, and Xilinx System Generator are also a
-The candidate should possess excellent oral, written, and
-Successful candidate should possess the ability to efficiently
perform on multiple tasks simultaneously and guide the successful
completion of major programs and may function in a project
-Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical
objectives, using current technology such as FPGAs,
Microprocessors, DSPs, and/or Interface Controllers.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government
security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing
interest in this position and could be considered for other career
opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been
identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be
contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee
selected for this position will work part of their work schedule
remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed
Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed
during the hiring process.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate
work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our
employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day
work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules
provide employees with additional time away from the office and are
in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our
customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand
extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're
dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to
change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast
team works with partners around the world to bring proven
performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin
has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and
Internationally, with business locations in many nations and
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Electrical Engineering
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