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FPGA Design Engineer

Dallas, Texas Contract Job ID: 1910101716
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an FPGA Design Engineer, in McKinney TX, Dallas, TX. 
The ISRS Radar and SMA Electronics department in the clients Space and Airborne Systems’ Hardware Engineering Center is seeking an experienced responsible engineering authority for FPGA development.
Responsibilities of this position include: 

• Applying advanced technical principles and concepts to develop FPGA designs based on defined system architectures. 
• Presenting, explaining, and refining architectural approaches in consultation with other product stakeholders. 
• Assessing the impact of system architecture decisions on implementation, and recommending alternatives where appropriate. 
• Developing Firmware Requirements Specifications for FPGA designs. 
• Determining and following the course of action necessary to implement finished products based on the selected design approach. 
• Leading a technical group developing FPGAs VHDL-based RTL and functional design, analysis and verification. 
• Integrating FPGA designs into hardware and supporting system integration, test, and qualification. 
• Creating and maintaining design documentation
Requirements of this position include: 
• Minimum of 10 years of proven digital hardware engineering experience. 
• At least four years of experience designing, implementing, testing, debugging, and delivering digital electronics including, but not limited to, digital units, modules, circuit cards, FPGAs, or ASICs. 
• At least four years of engineering leadership experience as Responsible Engineering Authority, team lead, or Integrated Product Team Lead of digital circuit card / module / unit. 
• Experience in requirements allocation and generation. 
• Experience designing high speed interfaces for memories and SERDES channels. 
• Experience designing circuit cards with large FPGAs and Processors. 
• Experience with FPGA and CPLD development tools from Xilinx, Altera, and/or MicroSemi. 
• Proficiency with Questa/Modelsim for functional verification. 
• Familiarity with circuit card assembly (CCA) and final assembly and test manufacturing processes. 
• Ability to handle a dynamic environment and to coordinate actions, fast learner. 
• Demonstrated initiative, ability to work independently towards program goals. 
• Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team, providing technical and schedule status to management, customers and fellow team members. 
• Proven customer-focused personality. Experience presenting to and interfacing with customers (internal and external).
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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