Harris Corporation FPGA - Electrical Engineer in McLean, Virginia

FPGA - Electrical Engineer 10/31/18--ElectricalUSA - VA - ALL, USA - VA - Chantilly, USA - VA - Dulles, USA - VA - Herndon, USA - VA - McLean




Job ID: SIS20180510-27887


Job Title: FPGA - Electrical Engineer

Job Code: SIS20180510-27887

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference? Join our team! Harris is looking for high performing individuals who will design, develop, deploy, and sustain systems that provide the intelligence community with actionable intelligence to protect our nation. Our team is a collection of highly technical problem solvers, invigorated by creating first-of-a-kind systems. You will help solve the most demanding technical challenges while enjoying the satisfaction of knowing that your efforts are making the nation a safer place.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Understand the requirements, architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.

  • Lead a small team of designers in generating the FPGA design solutions.

  • Simulate the FPGA to verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly.

  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.


  • 4+ years' experience in electrical engineering with Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs.

  • Experience with high speed memory and network interfaces and protocols is desired.

  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group is desired.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Xlinx, Altera Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis), is desired.

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that this position requires the candidate to have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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