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Hardware Design Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

Today, Electronic Warfare (EW) is a growing enterprise - protecting the warfighter and our national security against ever-adapting threats. The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) at Leidos currently has an opening for a mid-level hardware design engineer to support a portfolio of programs in San Diego developing state-of-the-art system-on-chip (SoC) technology. As an SoC Architect, you will join a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary team of signal processing and software engineers who are developing leading-edge, cyber-resilient SoC processor solutions.

The selected individual will support activities throughout the entire SoC design lifecycle to include post-fabrication integration and test. He/she is expected to perform a wide range of functions to include SoC conceptual design, system engineering, hardware/software integration, and SoC validation. The selected individual must possess a strong understanding of SoC components and radio frequency (RF) hardware for use in embedded systems. This includes application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC), field programmable gate arrays (FPGA), digital signal processors (DSP), and data converters. He/she must also possess a sound knowledge of radar concepts as well as a good understanding of algorithm implementation and hardware/software co-design. Along with program specific technical activities, he/she will also support business development within Leidos' broader SoC portfolio. The selected candidate will interact daily with Leidos subcontractors and potential partners within the semiconductor industry.

Primary responsibilities:

Design, integrate, and test SoCs suited for a diverse array of signal processing applications

Drive SoC architecture definition through documentation to include preliminary design specifications, system requirements, interface control documents, block diagrams, IP and DFT configurations

Provide technical guidance and subcontractor oversight throughout SoC design process to include, supervising design activities (RTL, DFT, physical design, verification), integration (packaging), and test (test application/demo)

Resolve complex issues related to architectural approaches, requirements, specifications and design

Work closely with a team of software, firmware, and systems engineers to ensure Leidos' SoCs meet product requirements

Attend regular customer meetings and lead technical discussions/program reviews to support federal government customers

Cultivate relationships within the semiconductor industry to support Leidos business strategy

Keep abreast of SoC technology to influence design decisions, specifically: processors, foundry, trust, intellectual property, standards, trends, tools & methodology

Interface with the program management team to advance portfolio performance

Basic Qualifications

B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field and 6+ years of prior relevant experience or M.S. degree with 4+ years of prior relevant experience

Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA

Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance

Experience with SoC technology and components to include ASICs, FPGAs, DSPs, data converters

Familiarity with SoC design flow to include RTL, DFT, PD, Verification

Experience developing SoC test plans, executing SoC validation and test, evaluating test results, performing analysis and writing technical reports

Experience with embedded signal processing algorithms, simulations, models, and/or software for deployment on complex SoCs

Working knowledge of C/C++ and Linux operating systems

Well-organized, reliable, attention to detail, demonstrated personal initiative. Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload. Good interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate work with others. Good oral and written communication skills

10% travel to customer/subcontractor sites as required

Preferred Qualifications

Masters' degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering with emphasis on digital/ASIC/FPGA design is a plus.

2+ years of ASIC and/or FPGA design experience

Breadth of experience with SoCs and associated hardware to include printed circuit boards (PCBs), FPGAs, and custom ASICs

Working knowledge of electronics test equipment like function generators, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and lab power supplies.

Hands-on development of low-level embedded system software and device drivers for ASIC or SoC

Strong understanding of radar theory and fundamentals with experience working in areas of radar modeling and simulation and/or algorithm development

Demonstrated leadership of a SoC development project

Experience leading technical proposals or participating in business development strategy

LInC

Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:
Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.%6696%

Keywords: Leidos, San Diego , Hardware Design Engineer, Other , San Diego, California

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