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Raytheon Technologies Principal Electrical Engineer - FPGA Design in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Job Description: Principal Electrical Engineer - FPGA Design

The Radar Controls and Electronics Department in the Electrical Products Team at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is seeking an experienced Principal level engineer in the development and implementation of FPGA based designs for control and/or data processing applications. The individual will be required to provide development support throughout product lifecycle, from initial concept to acceptance delivery to maintenance.

Applicant will work as part of a highly motivated team environment and will be collaborating with cross-functional project teams making up a larger program or internal research and development efforts. Our engineers are assigned to a manager of approximately 20 employees with similar skills. Each section manager is responsible for their members’ performance, career development and assigning tasks that balance the employees’ interests with current needs of the project teams.

U.S. Citizenship is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience designing FPGAs using VHDL/Verilog which could include:

  • Experience in Xilinx Programmable Devices (MPSOC, RFSOC, Ultrascale+) or Intel programmable devices (Stratix X)

  • Experience using VHDL simulation tools Questasim

  • Experience using synthesis tools including Synplify and back-end tools including but not limited to Xilinx Vivado and Intel Quartus

  • Working knowledge in common computer hardware interface and data protocols such as RS-422, USB, PCIe, etc.

  • Experience with high speed interfaces

  • Experience with Timing Closure and utilizing Chipscope / Signal Tap

  • Experience and knowledge developing requirements for Firmware products

  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management principles, environments and tools

  • Working knowledge and experience with configuration management tools such as git

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in teams and have the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work with a diverse team of engineers

  • Understanding of computer architecture and computer hardware optimization techniques

  • Proficiency in Linux

  • Working knowledge in the integration of software drivers for the operation of computer hardware interfaces a plus

  • Working knowledge of C/C++ and/or in computer scripting language such as Shell/Perl/Python a plus

  • Working knowledge/course work of signal & image processing, digital communications and/or control theories

  • Candidates must be able to develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity

    Required Education (including Major):

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or STEM Major (advanced degree a plus)


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.