FPGA Design Engineer

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-- Mitchell, Senior Systems Engineer, Annapolis Junction MD


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?


Benefits, Retirement & more

Our career benefits include but are not limited to the following:

  • Professional development & educational assistance
  • Retirement savings with employer contribution
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fitness center
  • Relocation expenses
  • Paid vacation & holidays

BlueHalo Labs has an immediate opening for an FPGA Engineer to support our Albuquerque, NM location. The FPGA Engineer will be an integral member of the BlueHalo Spacetech team. We are seeking an experienced engineer to develop high performance electromechanical, electro-optic, control, and communication systems. These solutions include digital signal processing algorithms deployed using System on Chip (SoC) or Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) in combination with General Purpose Processors (GPPs) and microcontrollers.  We are seeking skilled and adaptable FPGA engineers to work as members of a multi-disciplinary team supporting these technology areas.

You’d like to do this

  • Develop and maintain general purpose and mission specific firmware
  • Develop and maintain firmware for peripheral interfaces
  • Experience with Analog to Digital Converters

You’re required to have this

Required Education and Experience:
• B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science\Minimum of 5 years of experience using Xilinx devices (Zynq, Virtex / Kintex) and toolchains (Vivado / ISE

• Minimum of 5 years of experience designing using hardware description languages (VHDL or Verilog)
• Knowledge of (serial) communication protocols and standards
• Experience with multiple clock-domain digital design techniques
• Experience with in-system debuggers and logic analyzers
• Experience designing and managing FPGA physical constraints
• Experience with Tool Command Language (TCL)
• Proven, demonstrated experience taking VHDL or Verilog designs to a hardware environment


*We can only accept applicants that are US Citizens

Preferred Education and Experience:
• Familiarity with the Xilinx SoC devices
• Familiarity with Microchip devices (RTAX, ProASIC, RTG4)
• Familiarity with FPGA floorplanning techniques
• Familiarity with Xilinx System generator
• Familiarity with other computing languages (C/C++, Python, Java)

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The BlueHalo Effect 
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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!
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