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

Liverpool, New York
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
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About our Mission

We are seeking a Firmware Engineer Associate who will perform 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/AMD, Intel, or Microsemi. In this role you will be interfacing with teammates across disciplines on a regular basis. The Firmware Engineer Associate focuses on design and development, but may also have a role estimating tasks. An example may include working with their lead to identify a piece of an DSP algorithm to work on.
The Firmware Engineer Associate will then work through the design and development of this algorithm.
Basic Qualifications:
FPGA architecture and design, with applied knowledge of either the Xilinx/AMD, Intel or Microsemi FPGA devices and their associated application environments.
Digital board design of mixed signal boards to support FPGAs.

Possess technical expertise to apply discretion and judgment to complete assignments of limited scope, using current technology such as FPGAs, Microprocessors, DSPs, and Interface Controllers. Successful candidate may develop solutions to assigned technical problems of limited scope applied to FPGA design and/or board design. The candidate should possess excellent oral, written, and presentation skills. Successful candidate should possess the ability to contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
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/AMD, 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.

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.
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  • Job Reference: 700989870-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Location: Liverpool, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent