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BAE Systems

Sr. Principal Design Verification Engineer - FPGA




Full Time

On Site


Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description Picture yourself working to develop advanced electronic systems deployed to protect members of our armed services on some of the nation's most sophisticated aircraft. Pretty rewarding, right? And now imagine doing that job while working in a fast-paced environment using state-of-the-art tools and methodologies, all the while increasing your knowledge, growing your skills, and advancing your career.

BAE is looking for experienced SystemVerilog/UVM FPGA Design Verification Engineers who can plan, architect, and develop UVM-based verification environments. Candidates will also lead teams, mentor junior engineers, and contribute to the evolution of the company's verification processes and methodologies.

While in this job you will

  • Plan, architect, develop, and use configurable, self-checking testbenches implemented in SystemVerilog/UVM;
  • Develop constrained-random, metric-driven test plans and strategies to verify FPGAs performing signal processing and control functions in Electronic Warfare systems;
  • Collect and analyze coverage metrics, then use that information to improve the effectiveness of testcases being used;
  • Enhance your leadership skills while leading small to medium sized DV teams
  • Create reusable Verification IP to be shared across the organization;
  • Drive changes to our process and methodologies.
  • Enhance your DV skills and knowledge of Electronic Warfare while working with subject matter experts;
  • Mentor junior engineers across multiple U.S. locations

BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.

**Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status**
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience planning, architecting, developing, and using constrained random, self-checking testbenches in SystemVerilog/UVM or OVM
  • Experience with FPGA/ASIC design and verification tools (Mentor Questa or Cadence)
  • Proven track record of managing and executing to schedules, and driving tasks to closure. They should also be comfortable multitasking because they may be asked to work on multiple projects.
  • Strong documentation skills including test plans and review documentation.
  • Ablilty to work effectively in a multi-site or borderless environment

Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site.
This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills The following skills/experience are preferred, but not required:
  • Perl/Python
  • C++/Java
  • Git/Jira/BitBucket
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Matlab/Simulink
  • Working knowledge of VHDL
  • FPGA Design Experience
  • Experience creating reusable Verification IP.
  • Experience leading small to medium teams including accountability for cost, schedule, and quality
  • Experience driving process.
  • Demonstrated mentoring skills
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind 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.