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Sr Principal FPGA Design Engineer
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Raytheon Company | Mckinney, TX
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Requisition ID 148686BR
Date updated September 18, 2019
CD68: Sr Principal Electrical Engineer: Sr Principal FPGA Design Engineer

One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…..
Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

We are currently seeking a Sr Principal FPGA Design Engineer with strong FPGA design and architecture experience to join the MFRFS Product Line in McKinney, TX. The MFRFS product line utilizes state-of-the-art technologies and real time computing architectures to provide next-generation radar capabilities to our customers.

Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing professional organization? Then you may want to join the Multi-function RF Systems (MFRFS) team. The MFRFS team is unique because this small, but agile team is simultaneously working in all phases of the program lifecycle (proposal, design/development, production, and sustainment). The MFRFS Product Line is a rapid-prototype development and build environment that allows Raytheon to send much needed radar products to the warfighter for battlefield protection and situational awareness.

As a Sr Principal FPGA Design Engineer, you will lead the FPGA architecture and development on a new product within the MFRFS Product Line. You will solve complex technical problems and provide highly innovative and ingenious solutions in the areas of radar digital control system design and integration, FPGA/CPLD design, while developing advanced technological solutions and guiding their development into a final product. Other responsibilities include task management and architectural development of digital subsystems. The Sr Principal FPGA Design Engineer must have demonstrated the ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts.

This position will require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • 10+ years’ experience in high-density FPGA design

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Education (including Major):
•B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related STEM field; Master’s degree preferred

Desired Skills/Experience:
•10+ years of experience in antenna or radar analysis and hardware design and test
•Translating system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design, and test to specifications
•VHDL or Verilog hardware description languages
Intel Arria 10, Intel Stratix 10, or Xilinx Ultrascale+ Virtex, Intel (Altera) Quartus, Microsemi Libero, and/or Xilinx Vivado Integrated Development Environments

•FPGA simulation, regression testing, verification, and system integration
•Leading a development team
•Simulation tools, integration, test and analysis of complex systems and sub-systems
•General knowledge of radar signal processing and previous experience working with radar systems
• MathWorks Matlab, MathWorks Simulink, Xilinx System Generator and/or Altera DSP Builder
•High speed data link design (PCIe, 1/10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet)
•Data converter interfaces and control
•Advanced technology development and transitioning from development to production
•Integration and test experience in a hardware/software laboratory environment using logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, and lab test equipment to test and verify the functions of digital and mixed signal circuits and systems
•Requirements test planning and sell off

KEYWORDS: intel, arria, stratix,xilinx, ultrascale, virtex, design, test, troubleshooting, digital signal processing, integration, FPGA, board design, embedded systems, simulation, analysis, matlab, dsp, simulink, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, architecture

At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America’s Best Employers by visiting us online at www.raytheon.com.


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.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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