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Linquest Corporation FPGA Development Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts


Title: FPGA Development Engineer

Location: Lexington, MA

Clearance: Secret eligibility

LinQuest is seeking an FPGA Development Engineer in Lexington, MA to support a dynamic team of industry-leading professionals specializing in advanced communications systems development. The team uses a combination of technical analysis, modeling, simulation, emulation, prototype development, and tests to develop new communications systems and evaluate and predict their performance.

Applicants are eligible for a generous sign on bonus!


  • Develop, implement and test communications systems

  • Develop Digital Signal Processors (DSP) and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) firmware, which involves Simulink modeling, Verilog/VHDL (Hardware Description Language) code development, simulation, synthesis, timing closure and FPGA verification


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Master’s degree preferred

  • 10+ years of directly related FPGA development experience

  • Proficiency in all aspects of FPGA design and verification

  • In-depth familiarity with Xilinx FPGAs, Vivado, Integrated Logic Analyzer (ILA), Synplify, ModelSim, Linux (Bash, Perl, Tcl, Python), test equipment, and source/revision control tools (SVN, Git).

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Desired Skillset/Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

  • Experience with wireless communications systems and communications theory, including waveform signal processing

  • Software development for embedded processors using C/C++ for DSP applications

  • MATLAB and Simulink modeling

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines:

As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.




  • Bachelors or better in Electrical Engineering

Licenses & Certifications


  • Ability to Obtain



  • 10 years: FPGA development

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)