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Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. FPGA Designer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Solidus is searching for an FPGA Designer with experience working on different aspects of FPGA design and implementation for a high-throughput signal processing system for communications.

The successful candidate will join a group that specializes in advanced network and communications systems development, with a focus on rapid prototyping of waveforms and algorithms to support radical next generation tactical mobile, military airborne communications systems. The group is seeking an experienced FPGA Designer to implement cutting edge algorithms.


  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance; Active Secret preferred

  • PhD plus 5 years relevant experience OR MS plus 8 years relevant experience OR BS with 12 years

  • Proficiency with digital hardware (FPGA) design and implementation using VHDL

  • Experience with the Xilinx Virtex/Kintex 7 or UltraScale/Ultrascale+ family of devices

  • Proficiency in the Vivado/Modelsim/QuestaSim workflow

  • Proficiency in implementing signal processing algorithms in an FPGA

  • Understanding of integrating 3rd party IP in an FPGA

  • Proficiency in board-level interface debugging and verification

  • Proficiency using a Linux OS

  • Experience working independently and part of a team on complex VHDL designs and multi-FPGA implementations

  • Ability to develop new RTL modules with minimal supervision


  • Experience with integrating and deploying multiple FPGAs using high speed interfaces such as Aurora, Serial RapidIO, PCIe and/or 10G/1G Ethernet

  • Experience with script development and task automation in an interpreted scripting language such as Python, TCL, Perl, BASH or TCSH

  • Hands-on experience with HW test equipment such as Oscilloscopes and Spectrum Analyzers

  • Experience with Xilinx Zinq, MPSOC, or RFSOC devices

  • Familiarity with software development in C/C++

  • Familiarity with UVM and SystemVerilog

Job ID: 3799

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.