FPGA Engineer – Consultant

Freelance
Posted: April 19, 2016
Closes: July 12, 2016

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Colmek is an established Utah based engineering firm in business for over 30 years. We regularly interface with major defense contractors and industry leaders to provide unique and ruggedized solutions. Our company provides support to critical military and commercial programs. We are dedicated to comprehensive engineering projects, from concept and design, through production, and support.

Colmek currently has a position open for an FPGA Engineer Consultant. Candidates will be working on a variety of programs from custom communications links for telemetry to embedded sonar systems. Extensive experience implementing diverse SOC, data flow, and signal processing systems in FPGAs is desired. Desire to work on the initial system architecture, prototype on dev-boards, implement the final FPGA/hardware design, and take the design through lab testing and verification is required.

A high level of creativity is required to succeed in this position. The ideal candidate will be excited to take full advantage of the processor, programmable logic, and I/O subsystems in the Xilinx Zynq family FPGAs. The ideal candidate will be comfortable starting a project with incomplete requirements and helping to define appropriate requirements as the project proceeds.

Candidates must be able to read and understand customer requirements, interact with other members of the technical staff, design and implement firmware/software, perform engineering analyses, and participate in design reviews. Candidates should understand the overall product engineering process, from design kick-off to production, and must be capable of interacting with the various disciplines involved in production of a product.

Ability to obtain security clearance is NOT required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering is required

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Detailed FPGA architecture understanding
  • Xilinx FPGAs and Vivado tools
  • Verilog
  • FPGA SOC design
  • Hardware to FPGA interfacing
  • Software to FPGA interfacing

Desired Skills/Experience:Xilinx Vivado IP-Integrator

  • AXI4 and AXI4-Stream
  • Efficient data path design
  • FPGA DSP
  • Software DSP
  • Matlab
  • C++
  • Device drivers
  • Linux
  • High performance computing

If you’re ready to expand your skills while working in a dynamic environment, please submit your resume to shellyr@colmek.com.

About Colmek

Colmek designs and manufactures rugged electronics operating many of the world’s most important machines and systems. It is part of the Coda Octopus group of companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Colmek currently serves the world’s leading organizations in defense, aerospace, naval, and civilian industries.