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FPGA/ASIC Designer

  • Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52498
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!
 
Position: FPGA/ASIC Designer
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498
Term: 24 Months Contract
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the development of graphics and video processing FPGAs and ASICs for display applications.
  • Define hardware requirements and perform validation.
  • Develop FPGA architecture and documentation.
  • Design RTL source code using VHDL.
  • Perform synthesis, place and route, and timing closure and analysis.
  • Implement and integrate FPGA designs at the board and system level.
  • Perform verification activities (both simulation and hardware test) to satisfy the objectives of DO-254.
  • Participate in customer and certification authority audits to ensure adherence to customer requirements and regulatory guidelines.
  • Estimate, track, and report project costs and schedules.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
 
P5/P4 (Principal/Staff level)
 
Required Skills:
  • Experience with RTL coding in VHDL.
  • Experience using FPGA simulation tools.
  • Experience with MicroChip (Actel), Intel (Altera), and Xilinx FPGAs and associated development tools.
  • Experience with digital circuit architecture, design, resource tradeoffs, timing analysis, and timing closure.
  • Experience using FPGA simulation, synthesis and place/route tools.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively document and present one’s work and status.
 
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with DO-254 development and verification process.
  • Experience with Hardware Testbench development for in-circuit verification.
  • Experience with hardware configuration management and problem reporting tools.
  • Excellent FPGA lab integration and troubleshooting knowledge.
  • Familiarity with NSEU effects on volatile memory elements.
  • Familiarity with image generation and processing.
  • Familiarity with interface protocols (ARINC 661, ARINC 818, H.264/265, PCIe, SMPTE, DisplayPort, Analog Video, LVDS, etc.).
  • Good computer skills with ability to learn new programs/software.
 
P3 (Senior Level)
 
Required Skills:
  • Experience with RTL coding in VHDL.
  • Experience using FPGA simulation tools.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively document and present one’s work and status.
  • Experience with MicroChip (Actel), Intel (Altera), and Xilinx FPGAs and associated development tools.
 
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with DO-254 development and verification process.
  • Experience with Hardware Testbench development for in-circuit verification.
  • Good computer skills with ability to learn new programs/software.
 
If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!