Lexington, Massachusetts

LinQuest is seeking an FPGA Development Engineer to join our team in Lexington, MA. You will join a team that specializes in advanced free-space Laser communications systems development, with a focus on spaceflight programs. The team uses a combination of technical analysis, modeling, simulation, emulation, prototype development, and flight tests to develop new Laser communications systems and evaluate and predict their performance


  • You will assist in the development, implementation, and testing of these systems.
  • Development of DSP FPGA firmware which involves Simulink modeling, VHDL code development, simulation, synthesis, timing closure and FPGA verification.

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in all aspects of FPGA design and verification. In-depth familiarity with Xilinx FPGAs, Vivado, ILA, Synplicity, Modelsim, Linux (bash, perl,tcl, python), test equipment, and source/revision control tools (svn, git).
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • MATLAB and Simulink modeling
  • Possess strong oral and written communications skills, and must be able to present findings/results to internal and external organizations.

Required Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • 10 or more years of directly-related FPGA development experience
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance are required for the position.

Preferred Experience:

  • MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with wireless communications systems and communications theory, including waveform signal processing
  • Software development for embedded processors using C/C++ for DSP applications
  • Active secret clearance

Lexington, Massachusetts

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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