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Firmware Engineer Staff / FPGA & Board Design / Syracuse, NY

Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

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.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent engineering/technical bachelors degree and 7+ years of relevant work experience

Prior technical leadership experience

FPGA architecture and design, with applied knowledge of AMD(Xilinx) and/or Intel(Altera) FPGA devices and their associated application environments.
Digital board design of complex mixed signal boards to support FPGAs.

Possess technical expertise to implement designs without appreciable direction.

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
Desired Skills:
-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 techniques.

-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 plus.

-The candidate should possess excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.

-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 leadership role.

-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 about.

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 territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Electrical Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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