Senior FPGA Verification Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Senior FPGA Verification Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware products. The individual selected for this position will be a design verification engineer with varied technical interests and demonstrated engineering skills. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. The engineer will work closely with embedded systems integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including space systems, launcher systems, defensive radars, and datalinks.

The selected candidate will be expected to execute in a fast-paced, small team environment. The engineer initially will be responsible for assisting in deriving verification requirements as well as developing verification environments and models for the HLS space project. Longer term, the engineer will assist in improvement of verification processes and perform verification activities for future projects.  Additional skills and interest in FPGA/SoC design, architecture, and troubleshooting is a plus. 

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Candidate must have 10+ years total combined experience in FPGA/SoC system design and verification
  • Candidate must have 5+ years experience performing FPGA verification
  • Candidate must have proven experience developing and/or verifying FPGA/SoC systems for mission critical / safety critical systems
  • Candidate must have proven experience using SystemVerilog and OVM/UVM methodologies
  • Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment
  • Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.5 or higher GPA

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • Software safety standards, such as: DO-178, DO-254, AMCOM-385, NASA-STD 8719
  • Deriving test requirements for verification
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Prime verification environment
  • Experience and willingness to mentor and lead junior engineers
  • Experience in development of FPGA/SoC systems for all phases: design architecture, implementation, test, and final delivery

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.01.02-2020-21
Closing Date:
02/26/2021

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