SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER - FPGA - AUSTIN, TEXAS at Southwest Research Institute in Austin, Texas

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Join the SwRI Space Science and Engineering team and support FPGA project-work. Responsible for the design, analysis, documentation, and verification of high speed digital electronics, FPGAs, ASICs and embedded processor design. Develop specifications, cost, schedules, and resource requirements for board level circuit design. Collaborate and provide direction to PCB designers. Work in an IPT environment with other disciplines such as packaging, parts, reliability, production and quality assurance. Field support may require travel to customer facilities.


Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related with at least 7 years of Digital, FPGA, ASIC, Processor and High Speed Digital Design experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must possess solid design skills associated with ASIC and/or FPGA and embedded processors. Experience in verification and validation of designs is required. Must be proficient in Verilog Design tools, UML and worst-case analysis. VHDL design a plus. Must have strong test and circuit debugging skills and be proficient with standard analysis tools, design tools and laboratory electronics test equipment. Strong communication skills, including both verbal and written are a must. Requires strong experience in Verilog development methodology and test bench development for ASICs and FPGAs. Strong lab skills required for the verification testing of customer hardware. direct space flight design experience is a plus. cPCI, Actel and/or Xilinx design experience is a plus. Familiarity with Ethernet and/or Spacewire and/or Firewire a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

This position requires passing the test.