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

Job Description:

Senior Electrical / Principal Engineer - DSP FPGA Design

The Radar Controls and Electronics Department in the Electrical Products Directorate at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is seeking an Electrical Engineer with strong Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) design skills to join our team. This engineer will primarily develop and implement digital signal processing algorithms as well as firmware (FW) for interface communications, controls and/or data processing applications.

The individual is expected to work in a team environment and on diverse projects. The individual will be required to provide development support throughout the product lifecycle, from initial concept to acceptance delivery to maintenance.

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

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.

Required Skills:

Minimum of 6 years of professional experience designing large, complex FPGAs using VHDL/Verilog

Experience designing filters in Matlab

Experience implementing FIR filters and FFTs in FPGAsStrong written and verbal communication

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

Experience in Xilinx Programmable Devices or Altera programmable devices

Experience using VHDL simulation tools

Experience using synthesis tools including Synplify and back-end tools including Xilinx ISE/Vivado, Altera Quartus and others

Experience and knowledge developing and selling off requirements for FPGAs

Desired Skills:

As a Principal Eng - 8 years of professional experience designing large, complex FPGAs using VHDL/Verilog

Experience developing DSP algorithms and FPGA designs using High Level Synthesis (HLS)

Experience in high speed interfaces such as SRIO, Aurora Experience with Timing Closure and utilizing Chipscope

Understanding of computer architecture and computer hardware optimization techniques

Working knowledge of Configuration Management principles, environments and tools

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

Working knowledge and experience with configuration management tools such as Synergy, Clearcase, or git

Proficiency in Linux

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

Ability to work with a diverse team of engineers

Experience leading small to large FPGA design and verification teams

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

Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent STEM major

Required Education (including Major):


in Electrical Engineering or equivalent STEM major


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.