Hardware / Embedded Systems Engineer
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Job Title: Hardware / Embedded Systems Engineer
Location: Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week
*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.
Our client’s Cyber Physical Systems group look to apply the sentiment, “Technology in support of National Security”, towards research, analysis, and development of operational prototypes that address mission critical-needs spanning the Cyber-Physical world. We support a broad range of organizations including our nation’s cyber forces, the intelligence community, and a variety of other federal agencies.
We are looking for one high-quality, energetic hardware / embedded systems engineer, experienced in FPGA, VHDL/Verilog, Python and C, to join our team to turn futuristic R&D ideas into practical solutions to important problems. Experience should also include the RISC-V open-source processor with Scala/Chisel-based generators.
Position Scope/Job Functions
Key support role in transitioning both cutting-edge research and reference platforms in Hardware Supply Chain security across a broad sponsor base to an ASIC deployment.
Knowledge and significant experience in
- Digital system design with emphasis on System on Chip (SoC) development
- Xilinx FPGA tool flow from RTL design through synthesis, place-and-route and FPGA bring-up, utilizing modern processes and tools for mixed RTL/embedded processor designs
- Embedded systems development in Python, C, and C++
- RISC-V, including Scala/Chisel-based generators
Experience with any of the following is a strong plus:
- Porting of existing HDL-based designs to a Scala / Chisel generator implementation
- Demonstrated rapid-prototyping of digital systems
- Requirements analysis, trade-space analysis, and system engineering
- Hardware and software testing
Ideal candidates would have an active clearance.
Education/Professional Certifications/Substituting Off-Set
PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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