United Technologies Corporation Sr. Principal FPGA Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts
Job ID: 01304756
Country: United States
Job Type: Full Time
United States of America
HMA03: ISR Systems - Westford HO 7 Technology Park Drive, Westford, MA, 01886 USA
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.
If you want to help make our world a safer place – in space, in the air, on the ground, in the sea – the ISR & Space Systems team may be the place for you. Every day we support critical missions of warfighters and astronauts with cutting-edge vision, reconnaissance and life-support systems. Our mission is their success.
BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline, MS or PhD preferred.
12+ years’ experience required
Design Experience: FPGA System on a Chip (SoC) architecture definition and partitioning, algorithm implementation, HW/SW interfaces, PCB interfaces, and design for in-system test. Model-based design and PCB design (Mentor Tool Suite) a plus.
Tools and Languages: Xilinx Design Tools (Vivado/SDK), PC and Linux environments, Questa/Modelsim tools (GUI and scripting), and configuration management tools (Git, SVN). VHDL and C/C++ preferred. SystemVerilog and Matlab a plus. MicroSemi, Altera, and Lattice experience a plus.
Verification Experience: Creation of HDL-based test benches coupled with code-coverage tools to support directed and pseudo-random testing. SystemVerilog, high-level language simulation environments, and model based verification experience a plus
Device Experience: Xilinx: Zynq/Ultrascale+ SOC (ARM) preferred. Microcontroller experience (PIC, ARM, and Microblaze) preferred.
Specific Technology Experience: Zynq AXI peripherals, DDR and memory arbitration, Ethernet and high-speed transceivers, PCIe, image/signal processing, control systems, implementing processing functions (fixed point, pipeline, parallelism), timing closure, and chip-to-chip interfaces.
Hardware Test Experience: Vendor debugging tools (Xilinx Chip Scope) and design of synthesizable test code and traps.
Leadership Experience: Prior experience leading an FPGA design team preferred, including project planning, budgeting/scheduling, bids/proposals, and task assignment/tracking. MS Project experience preferred.
Must be capable of planning, estimating and providing technical direction and leadership for multiple projects simultaneously
Background in developing products for airborne environment is preferred
Must be a self-starter
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Excellent understanding of the product development process and its documentation
U.S. Citizenship required
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.
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