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BAE Systems

Senior ASIC/FPGA Design & Verification Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Job Description BAE Systems is looking for a Senior ASIC/FPGA Design and/or Verification Engineer with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for industry-leading Global Positioning Systems (GPS) products. Our team needs engineers interested in architecting, designing, and verifying FPGA and ASIC designs. This position offers abundant opportunity to work closely with other FPGA/ASIC design and verification engineers in a team effort focusing primarily on military airborne and weapons GPS receivers.

As a part of this team, you will have responsibilities spanning all phases of the FPGA/ASIC engineering life cycle, including requirements analysis, design and code development, verification, integration, and

Must have very good communication skills, verbal and written. As a Senior level engineer you will be expected to work independently with minimal supervision while providing feedback on milestones and project execution.

Job Responsibilities May Include:


  • Formal Requirements Capture
  • Design Extraction (from Requirements)
  • Detailed Design (HDL)
  • Design Module Integration
  • Hardware Integration (Lab environment)
  • Design Documentation
  • Create Module Level Verification using HDL simulations
  • Execute Verification Simulations
  • Analyze Verification Results
  • Document Results
Required Education, Experience, & Skills A Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, and Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline or 6 years relevant experience required.
  • Experience with VHDL and/or Verilog.
  • Development Tools (QuestaSim, Intel Prime/Quartus, Xilinx Vivado, Synopsys Tools Suite, Cadence Tools Suite, etc.)
  • Familiar with Digital Signal Processing
  • Data Transfer Standards (USB, PCIe, Ethernet, etc)
  • Scripting using TCL, Perl, Unix
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • UVM/UVMF Experience
  • Hardware Emulation
  • Hardware Lab Testing/Integration
  • FPGA Development Board Usage
  • ASIC/FPGA Power Estimation
  • Clock-Domain-Crossing (CDC)
  • Linting
  • Design for Test (DFT)
  • Model Based Design (HDL Coder, DSPBuilder, etc.)
  • Experience with Configuration Management Tools (Subversion, Git, Clearcase, etc.)
  • Software Design
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.