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L3Harris FPGA Digital Design Engineer III in Wilmington, Massachusetts


Job Title: FPGA Digital Design Engineer III

Job Code: SAS20211602-56678

Job Location: Burlington, MA / Wilmington MA

Job Description:

This position will participate on a team to develop FPGA Firmware in the Space & Airborne Systems (SAS) Segment of L3Harris. The SAS Segment provides mission solutions for space and airborne domains with defense, intelligence, and commercial applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand, develop, and document requirements for space-based FPGA designs

  • Perform FPGA Design: Architecture development, algorithm implementation, synthesizable VHDL code generation

  • Perform FPGA Design Verification: Testbench development, scripting, VHDL simulation

  • Perform FPGA Design Implementation: Constraint driven FPGA Synthesis, place and route, static timing analysis

  • Generate design review and deliverable documentation including: review packages, block diagrams, interface control documents, test procedures, requirements verification matrices, and test plans/procedures.

  • Conduct design peer reviews at various phases in the development process


  • BS Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering with 4 years professional experience or a Graduate with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with developing FPGA requirements and specifications

  • Experience with VHDL, the FPGA design process, and the tools used to generate FPGA designs

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Secret or Top Secret security clearance

  • Build FPGAs with difficult timing and/or difficult routing constraints

  • High speed memory interfaces and/or high speed SERDES interfaces

  • Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.

  • Experience with vendor tool suites such as Xilinx, Microsemi, Intel, or Altera

  • Familiarity with Questasim simulator and Synopsys Synplify/Synplify Pro synthesis

  • Work in a team environment with Hardware, Software, and Systems Engineering

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.