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FLIR Systems Senior Principal Hardware & FPGA Engineer - Relocation Offered in Billerica, Massachusetts

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At Teledyne FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives Teledyne FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Executive Order 13991 (COVID Vaccinations for Federal Government Contractors) requires all employees working at a site at which work is being performed on a covered government contract to be vaccinated for COVID unless an exemption applies. The site at which this position is based is covered by the Executive Order. Proof of COVID vaccination is required at time of hire.

This role is onsite at the Teledyne FLIR facility in Billerica, MA. Local and regional candidates to the Billerica and surrounding cities will be given preference. This is not a remote position.

Job Description:

The Sensor Systems team at the Teledyne FLIR facility in Billerica, MA is seeking for a Lead Electrical Engineer with strong backgrounds in both digital hardware (PCB) and FPGA designs. The candidate must be experienced at designing PCBs with embedded processors and high-speed interfaces as well as FPGA designs used in Gimbal and Handheld systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

  • 10 to 15+ years of work experience in both digital hardware and FPGA designs.

  • Experience with leading major projects, system architecture decisions, and presentations.

  • Implementation of both hardware and FPGA architectures.

  • System integration and release to manufacturing.

  • Experience debugging both hardware and FPGA designs

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and respect of novel approaches to complex problems when working with others.

  • Great teamwork abilities on group projects.

  • Experience mentoring junior engineers and providing design direction to designers.

    Desired Skills:

    Hardware Experience

  • CAD tools such as Mentor Graphics and PADs Logic.

  • Communication protocols: USB, UART, SPI, I2C, Ethernet, RS232/RS422/RS485, CAN, ARINC, MIL-STD-1553.

  • High-speed interfaces: LVDS, MIPI, SERDES, PCIE Gen3/4, Aurora 8b/10b, CameraLink, Multi-gigabit transceivers

  • Video interfaces: HDMI, SMPTE, DisplayPort.

  • High speed memory interfaces DDRx and QDRx

    FPGA Experience

  • Experience with Xilinx 7-series FPGAs, MicroBlaze, and Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC.

  • Proficiency in VHDL

  • Proficiency in FPGA implementation, verification, simulation, timing, power analysis

  • Use of IP cores on FPGAs

    Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.

    Teledyne FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

Teledyne FLIR designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

Teledyne FLIR offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.