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PDS Tech Inc Staff FPGA Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Staff FPGA Engineer, in Westford, MA.


Design Experience:

  • FPGA System on a Chip (SoC) architecture definition and partitioning, algorithm implementation, HW/SW interfaces, PCB interfaces, and design for in-system test.

  • Model-based design and PCB design (Mentor Tool Suite) a plus.

Tools and Languages:

  • Xilinx Design Tools (Vivado/SDK), PC and Linux environments, Questa/Modelsim tools (GUI and scripting), and configuration management tools (Git, SVN). VHDL and C/C++ preferred.

  • SystemVerilog and Matlab a plus.

  • MicroSemi, Altera, and Lattice experience a plus.

Verification Experience:

  • Creation of HDL-based test benches coupled with code-coverage tools to support directed and pseudo-random testing.

  • SystemVerilog, high-level language simulation environments, and model based verification experience a plus.

Device Experience:

  • Xilinx: Zynq/Ultrascale+ SOC (ARM) preferred.

  • Microcontroller experience (PIC, ARM, and Microblaze) preferred.

Specific Technology Experience:

  • Zynq AXI peripherals, DDR and memory arbitration, Ethernet and high-speed transceivers, PCIe, image/signal processing, control systems, implementing processing functions (fixed point, pipeline, parallelism), timing closure, and chip-to-chip interfaces.

Hardware Test Experience:

  • Vendor debugging tools (Xilinx Chip Scope) and design of synthesizable test code and traps.

Leadership Experience:

  • Prior experience leading an FPGA design team preferred, including project planning, budgeting/scheduling, bids/proposals, and task assignment/tracking.

  • MS Project experience preferred.

Basic Requirements:

  • US Citizenship Required.

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience implementing FPGA firmware in VHDL/Verilog.

  • Successful track record delivering FPGA designs into production.

  • Experience leading an FPGA design team.

  • Verification experience developing test bench methodologies and infrastructure.

  • Active secret clearance or ability to obtain a clearance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.