Draper FPGA Design Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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We are seeking a talented engineer to join the digital design team at Draper. The successful candidate will contribute to FPGA development including design, synthesis, verification, validation, test & support. Candidate must have experience using high level design, simulation and verification tools and be familiar with process flows supporting design and verification for digital FPGA efforts. Applicant should also be familiar with embedded software development for FPGA SoCs. Preference will be given to candidates with an understanding of hardware security, signal or image processing, machine learning hardware accelerators, filter design and algorithm implementation in hardware. Direct experience with embedded FPGA design is required. Experience with Xilinx and Petalinux is preferred.
BSEE with 2 years relevant experience
Experience with Xilinx or Intel FPGAs and SoCs and embedded design
Fluent in Verilog/VHDL
Experience with design closure including timing, power and area for SWaP constrained designs
Familiarity with high speed interfaces (1/10G Ethernet PCIe, DDR4, LVDS, etc)
Experience with Linux and scripting languages
Strong analysis and problem solving skills
Ability to acquire and maintain a security clearance
MSEE with 2 years relevant experience
Experience with Xilinx Vivado design tools and Petalinux
Experience with Matlab/Simulink
Experience working with PCB designers
Active clearance strongly preferred
- Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance
** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.
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