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Sr Principal Digital Design Engineer

Requisition ID 148765BR
Date updated September 18, 2019
CD68 Sr Principal Electrical Engr: Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer

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Job Description:
We are seeking a
Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer to join the Receiver Exciter Signal Processing team within the Electrical Design Directorate (EDD) at Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). The Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer
will be a member of the elite MultiFunction RF System (MFRFS) team in McKinney, TX.

Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer
provides digital design and architecture support to the MFRFS Product Line. The digital design support encompasses the design, development, evaluation, and test of digital circuit card assemblies, subsystems and associated system level support.

Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer is responsible for developing unit and module level requirements derived from system level requirements, developing associated architectures, implementing design, performing analysis and testing of the FPGA, module, and/or unit in a laboratory setting. The Senior Digital Design Engineer
will be familiar with latest technology trends in the area of microprocessor, memory, FPGA and interface protocols.

Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer works as a member of a cross-functional project team with system, mechanical, and software engineers. The Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer must be experienced in all aspects of circuit card design from concept through delivery to higher level assemblies as evidenced by multiple successful design completions (including hardware designs with processors, FPGAs, memory, and industry standard interfaces).

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance within 1 year of start date. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years applicable experience in digital circuit design and analysis

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance within 1 year of start date. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent STEM Bachelor’s degree

Desired Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in antenna or radar analysis and hardware design and test
  • Understanding of board level design and ability to debug board level hardware
  • Mentor xDX Designer to create schematics that contain microprocessor, FPGAs, high-speed transceivers, DDR and flash memories, block diagrams, parts lists and design review packages for complex electronics
  • Generate Printed Wiring Board (PWB) layout constraint guidelines, oversee the layout and fabrication of the design
  • Developing design requirements and specifications for circuit card assemblies with embedded processors
  • Interfaces and bus standards such as: VME, PCI, PCIe, VPX, and Gb Ethernet
  • Possess skills to handle fast pace and dynamic product development environment
  • Writing test procedures, conducting tests, and be proficient operating lab test equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers
  • Proven ability to take a design concept from the block diagram or requirements level and develop a complete hardware design, and verifying via test and integration
  • PWB Signal Integrity Analysis
  • Experience with Raytheon's design and development processes
  • 5+ years’ experience in Task Management or other Lead role on Large Development jobs.
  • Experience as an IPT or CPT Lead
  • Experience as a Hardware Architect
  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certified and professional exposure to EVMS or similar budget tracking system
  • Analog & FPGA circuit card design experience
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and writing as well as thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Active secret security clearance
  • Master’s degree

KEYWORDS: digital circuit design, analysis, mentor xdx designer, microprocessors, analog, fpga, printed wiring board, pwb, signal, transceivers, ddr, flash memories, block diagrams, writing test procedures, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers,

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