Hardware Design Engineer

ID
2021-2970
Job Locations
US-MD-Columbia

Overview

Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?

Responsibilities

Innovate, Break, Build and Teach!! BlueHalo is in search of a dynamic Hardware Design Engineer for one of our Prime contracts.  The Hardware engineer designs new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing products.  The successful candidate will also be assisting with designing new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing products.
 
·       Communicate with the other engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion
·       Conduct design analysis on components and/or assemblies to assist in the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, able to be manufactured, and reliable
·       Apply ASIC or FPGA Place and Route (P&R) tools with various libraries to create physical implementations of designs
·       Develop and maintain documentation for the P&R design flows
·       Work with tool and library vendors to develop solutions for designers’ P&R design challenges
 
Be the most trusted, mission-enabling provider of technology and engineering protecting our way of life.

Qualifications

    • TS/SCI w/Poly
    • VHDL RTL Coding (for design and/or analysis of digital circuits)
    • FPGA Design, synthesis, P&R tools (ex Vivado, Quartus)
    • Verilog/System Verilog test bench development
    • Design simulation tools (Mentor, Cadence, Synopsys - 1 or more)
    • Strong oral/written communication
    • Linux/Windows OS

Desired

    • Verilog RTL Coding
    • Strong C/C++, Python, Perl or scripting
    • ASIC/FPGA front-end design and architecture of cryptographic systems
    • Use of soft/hard IP cores in FPGAs/ASICs (ex Zynq or Microblaze or RISC processors, memories, flash/NVM)
    • ASIC implementation methods/tools (synthesis, physical layout - Cadence/Synopsys)
    • Formal verification tools
    • Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing processes
    • Reverse Engineering of digital designs from one or more levels of abstraction (ex from images of deprocessed hardware, GDS2 data, netlists, etc.)

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect
 
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
 
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
 
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
 
EEO Statement 
 
BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
 
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Recruiting@bluehalo.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.

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