Principal FPGA Designer

Portland, OR

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Engineering Job Number: 4996

Job Description

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Saige Partners is searching for a Principal FPGA/ASIC Design/Verification Engineer to join the team of one of our top clients.

Are you ready to join a team of passionate multi-skilled engineers in the development of complex electronics that make people’s lives safer? We are looking for a highly skilled self-motivated engineer to architect and design our next generation products.

Our client's Head's Up Guidance And Vision Systems Electrical Engineering is responsible for all electrical engineering tasks related to the design, analysis, test and certification of aerospace head-up display and guidance products, both in the commercial and military fields.

This Principal level position is primarily a digital design position with emphasis on programmable logic, microprocessors, camera, sensor and video display system design. This position requires a background in high-speed digital board design along with FPGA design and verification under a controlled and auditable process. This position requires responsibility for all aspects of the design and verification beginning with requirements definition up and through the introduction of the design into manufacturing. Support of projects includes schedule preparation and reporting of status on assigned tasks as well as interaction with team members from other disciplines. This position will work with little or no supervision.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design FPGAs for commercial and military Head Up
  • Displays, Helmet Mounted Displays, and Enhanced Vision Sensors
  • Define requirements for a new design and develop requirements specification
  • Perform preliminary design-including block diagram, trade off studies and design reviews
  • Perform detailed design-including implementation, design analysis, and design reviews
  • Support board level integration
  • Perform functional tests and design verification tests
  • Present FPGA for FAA SOI Audits per DO-254
  • Oversee efforts and train less experienced designers
  • Define Production Test Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required
  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) is required.
  • Advanced skills with FPGA Design and Verification
  • Digital Board Design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • VHDL
  • Verilog
  • System Verilog
  • Video and Image processing experience

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