Dallas, Texas

We are currently seeking a Principal Electrical Firmware Design Engineer to join the Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS) Radar department in the McKinney, TX or Dallas, TX locations.
The candidate will be involved in all areas of FPGA design including developing architecture, implementation, and testing of firmware based designs. Tasking could include VHDL/Verilog design, simulation, synthesis, timing analysis, timing closure, and/or lab testing.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of Engineering experience to include 5 years' experience working with FPGAs or similar configurable logic design
  • Experience with VHDL or Verilog
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with Xilinx, Altera/Intel, or Microsemi FPGAs or Systems on a Chip
  • Familiarity with Vivado, VITIS, Quartus, or Libero
  • Proficiency with VHDL, Verilog, or System Verilog
  • Team leadership experience
  • Familiarity with radars and airborne platforms
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas:
  • Coding reusable IP blocks
  • Closing timing issues
  • Clock domain crossings
  • Creating test benches
  • Generating FPGA device pin outs
  • Porting preexisting or legacy code into new FPGA devices
  • Python or tcl scripting
  • Setting up and using cocoTB
  • Implementation of model based digital signal processing algorithms
  • Implementation of control loops
  • Hardware design experience including schematic capture or circuit layout
  • Experience with communication interfaces such as:
  • PCIe, 1GBe/10GBe/100Gbe/400Gbe Ethernet, UART, JTAG, RS-232, RS-422, I2C, LVDS, SPI, JESD204B
  • Experience with volatile and nonvolatile memory interfaces such as:
  • DDR4, DDR3, FIFOs, Flash memory
  • Experience with peripheral device interfaces such as:
  • ADC/DACs, Temperature sensors, humidity sensors, accelerometer sensors, LEDs
  • Current Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Bachelors___ degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or a related discipline
Due to US government contract requirements sole US citizenship is required. Candidates with dual citizenship will not be considered.


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.

Dallas, Texas

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