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Senior Hardware FPGA Engineer ( R-00075597 )


Senior Network Engineer



Laurel, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Design and test new integrated circuits and hardware components for a wide variety of signal processing applications and research. Design, document, and develop code (to include firmware) for digital signal processors or other programmable hardware devices such as Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware. Analyze the function of existing integrated circuits and hardware components to reverse engineer the hardware and firmware. Conduct the necessary hardware engineering and related functions to modify and adapt vendor-manufactured hardware to meet special Government needs and contingencies.

The Hardware Design Engineer (HDE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Design new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing products
  • Processing of electronic components and retrieving stored firmware or software using approved reverse engineering procedures and develops improved procedures
  • Apply ASIC or FPGA place and route (P&R) tools with various libraries to create physical implementations of designs
  • Integrate new P&R tools, P&R tool updates, and ASIC or FPGA design libraries into Government’s computer aided design environment, documents the use of those tools and libraries, and Assist other physical designers to successfully complete their specific P&R design tasks
  • Work with tool and library vendors to develop solutions for designers’ P&R design challenges
  • Provide technical leadership to less experienced engineers
  • Must be US Citizen

Clearance Required: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph.


  • Twelve (12)+ years’ experience as a HDE in integrated circuit or microelectronic component design or reverse engineering of the same is required. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Five (5) years of additional hardware design engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

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