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Textron FPGA Design Engineer III in Wilmington, Massachusetts

FPGA Design Engineer III


About This Role

Textron Systems is seeking an experienced FPGA Engineer to join our team. This individual will work as part of a multidisciplined design engineering team during the development phase of an emerging program. The individual should be fluent in the VHDL code techniques. The individual will be responsible for developing new FPGA designs with an emphasis on simulation and verification, and the transition of those designs into ASICs.. Our Design Engineering team is focused on developing and improving new product designs to support advanced emerging programs for military customers.


  • Design, prototype, and develop FPGA systems, including RTL design and coding, simulation, modeling, test bench verification, and IP block integration.

  • Develop HDL code from evolving System Requirements with minimum oversight.

  • Collaborate with PCB designers to support FPGA connectivity and functionality.

  • Investigate new technologies that could be used in the future products.

  • Conduct prototype testing, integration testing, and design verification and validation testing

  • Document design, analysis, and verification results with accurate and concise reports

  • Perform trade studies and analyses to validate conceptual designs

  • Provide engineering support as needed in the development of test protocols and fixtures.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.

  • Foster strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, to understand their needs, address concerns, and ensure customer satisfaction.



  • Greater than 5 years of experience in Mixed Signal electronics design

  • Experience with HDL (VHDL/Verilog)

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment that includes working with evolving requirements

  • Experience with Siemens/Mentor Graphics tools

  • Working knowledge of Xilinx Tools preferred

  • Strong simulation and verification skills with Test Bench experience

  • Experience with OVM/UVM design verification methodology

  • Demonstrated software documentation discipline

  • Experience in working within a formal software development environment

  • Education Requirements: BS degree in electrical engineering or computer programming, MS a plus.

  • Active security clearance is preferred, eligibility for clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience converting VHDL code from FPGA to ASIC

  • Work with customers on generating requirements.

  • Familiarity with Xilinx FPGA & Questa Advanced Functional Verification tools is a plus

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful.We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country.We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recruiting Company: Textron Systems
Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Wilmington
Job Function: Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: First Shift
Relocation: Available
Job Posting: 02/08/2024, 5:55:20 AM
Job Number: 321282