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Company: Pyramid Consulting, Inc
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Immediate need for a talented SATCOM FPGA Engineer -with experience in the Industry. This is a -Full Time -opportunity and is located in Herndon,VA(Remote). Please review the job description below. -

Job ID: -23-06963

Pay Range: $90- $150k/annum. -Employee benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 401(k) plan, and paid sick leave (depending on work location).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing and testing complex, high speed, FPGA designs implementing DSP algorithms
  • Designing and supporting top-level simulations
  • Translating requirements into FPGA architectures
  • Implementing and documenting FPGA designs using HDL (System Verilog, VHDL, etc.)
  • Supporting system integration and Test Engineering to produce functional design
  • Implementing and contributing to the architecture of next generation satellite communication systems such as DVB-S2X, LPI/LPD, 5G-NR, etc.
  • Producing simulations of and designs for communication channels enabling the study of both channel improvement measures, such as pre-distortion/pre-coding as well as overall satellite communication system efficiency
  • Designing the implementations for further advances in adaptive TDMA, SCPC return channels, including modeling and design of algorithms for real time embedded system implementation and Anti-Jam technologies
  • Creating test plans to assure integrated performance meets specification

    -Key Requirements and Technology Experience: -

    • 8+ years of related experience
    • FPGA design experience using Verilog/System Verilog or VHDL languages targeting Xilinx/Altera FPGA's
    • FPGA design experience with physical synthesis, static timing analysis, formal verification, power analysis, and other DRC centric tools
    • Experience with ModelSim/QuestaSim simulation tools
    • Experience with Altera/Xilinx development tools
    • Demonstrated ability to verify digital logic designs with System Verilog
    • Experience with HW PCB tools, and HW test equipment to find and debug interfaces at a physical level
    • Ability to plan/perform analysis, studies/trade-offs in support of subsystem specification and hardware, FPGA and software design recommendations
    • Comfort working closely with HW/RF engineering specialties on design and configuration for RF communication systems
    • Experience in writing low-level test software such as C/C++, LabView, Python, etc.
    • Experience in Digital Signal Processing on FPGAs and SDR waveform implementation
    • Experience in SoC multi-processor designs specifically: Xilinx Zynq MPSoC, Xilinx Versal, Altera SoC FPGA
    • Experience with JTAG, DAC/Client functional and RF parametric test development
    • Experience with high-speed interfaces such as JESD-204C, 10/40G Ethernet, Aurora, etc.
    • Background in RF chain design and considerations
    • RF measurement experience and use of RF test and measurement Equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, signal generators, etc.
    • Experience with both Altera and Xilinx design and verification tools
    • Additional experience in the following areas is a plus:
    • Experience with modulators/demodulators, forward error correction, adaptive channels, anti-jam algorithms, etc.
    • Familiarity with Networking, TCP/IP, UDP, SIP/RTP, DNS, DHCP, etc.
    • Experience with Xilinx and/or Altera high level synthesis tools
    • Experience Matlab/Simulink or equivalent for development of DSP algorithms implemented in FPGA's
    • Satellite Communication experience
    • Education: Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or closely related field (must be from accredited college or university); MSEE/MSCE preferred
    • Clearance: Active DoD security clearance or ability to obtain a secret level DoD clearance.

      Our client is a leading Information and Technology Organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar Full Time positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. -

      Pyramid Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, -color, -religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Keywords: Pyramid Consulting, Inc, Germantown , SATCOM FPGA Engineer, Engineering , Herndon, Maryland

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