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Job #: R-00003908
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Hardware
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

This is where your legacy begins! The Leidos Technology Center (LTC) currently has an opening for a FPGA Hardware Engineer to work in our San Diego, California office. This is a highly dynamic and integrative environment in which talented and creative engineers can thrive working on a diverse array of multidisciplinary projects in its ISR/CBRN Division. We are seeking a broadly trained and highly motivated engineer for advanced technology programs focused on FPGA engineering from research and development to productization.

Fun stuff you will do with us:
- Support applied research and engineering development of solutions and products in the fields of chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear, and space detection instrumentation.
- Provide FPGA input during the PCB hardware design phase and is the FPGA/HDL owner of development activities.
- Work closely with the science and manufacturing departments to facilitate transition of technology from the research stage to full production.

Skills you need to be successful in this role:
- Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of experience developing FPGA solutions
- Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance
- Experience with VHDL, Verilog, System Verilog
- Experience with HDL testbench design, HDL design verification, regression testing
- Thorough knowledge of FPGA architecture, design optimization, timing closure
- Experience with Xilinx Vivado, Virtex 7/Ultrascale/Ultrascale+
- Experience with bring up and debugging activities of custom FPGA based PCBs
- Experience implementing digital interface standards in FPGA designs (SPI, UART, I2C, USB, Ethernet, 10GbE, PCIe)
- Experience working with cross functional R&D teams developing embedded hardware
- Motivated self-starter able to work under minimal supervision
- 5-15% travel to customer sites required

- Strong written and oral communication skills

You will wow us if you have these skills:
- B.S. degree or higher in Computer Engineering or similar
- Demonstrated leadership of small technical teams and projects
- Experience with ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers (STM32, SiLabs, TI) is a plus
- Experience with OrCAD and PADS circuit design and layout tools for high speed digital designs is a plus
- Security clearance at the SECRET level or above


External Referral Program

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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