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Electrical / Computer Engineer – FPGA Design - Palm Bay, FL #5068765

Company: Harris Corporation

Date: 06/14/2018

Category: Aerospace / Defense

City: Palm Bay, FL

Electrical / Computer Engineer – FPGA Design 6/12/18--ElectricalUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20181206-25221


Electrical / Computer Engineer – FPGA Design

Job Code: SIS20181206-25221

Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for providing FPGA Engineering support to customer-funded programs and internal research efforts within our Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) business unit of Harris Corporation.

Our intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions serve a broad array of government, civil and commercial customers by enhancing information superiority, contributing to our national security and providing actionable data for the protection of property and human life. We specialize in high-reliability airborne and space-based remote sensing payloads that offer active and motion imaging and data processing, exploitation and dissemination. We also provide solutions that map and monitor the earth for a variety of commercial and governmental users.

The FPGA Engineer will perform the following:

  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs.

  • Understand the requirements, architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.

  • Lead a small team of designers in generating the FPGA design solutions.

  • Simulate the FPGA to verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly

  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 6 years prior relevant experience or a Graduate Degree with a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces.

  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet).

  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.

  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422, and SpaceWire.

  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Xilinx, Microsemi, and Altera Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis).

Security Clearances

Please be aware that many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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