Hardware Engineer - 30190 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/30/2019

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Job Description



MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is seeking Sr. Hardware Engineer’s with experience in Xilinx, Altera, Lattice or other devices. This individual will be responsible for the development of standalone and integrated FPGA systems. These systems use FPGAs to collect data from and control hardware. Candidates must have solid experience with FPGAs and embedded processors. The FPGAs external communications will be via PCI or PCI Express, Ethernet or high speed serial.  It is desired that the candidate have experience working with FPGA's for data acquisition and digital signal processing. Experience with digital signal processing, software defined radios, DRFM technologies and RF receiver and transmitter designs are highly desired.  Other unique engineering skillsets may be desirable for this and other potential positions. 

Candidates must work well with mixed disciplined teams and must be able to lead projects when required.   

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Clearance: Secret 

We are interested in speaking with you if you have experience with the following: Digital Design, FPGA Technologies, Xilinx, Altera, Lattice, PCI, PCI Express, Processors, Instrumentation, Real-time systems, Hardware in the loop, HITL, HWIL, Lab View, Lab Windows

We are interested in candidates who possess the following listed qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience
  • Ability to work with a team or alone as the projects dictate
  • Good time management and leadership skills
  • Good analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal communication skills

We are looking for applicants with experience working in any of the following environment(s), such as:

  • Implementation of control systems using FPGAs
  • Digital signal processing (DSP)
  • Software defined radio
  • DRFM designs
  • RF receiver and transmitter design (Communication and Radar systems)
  • Electronic Warfare and Radar concepts
  • FPGA data collection
  • FPGA communication via Ethernet
  • FPGA interface with PCI and PCI Express
  • FPGA communication via high speed serial
  • Experience with both VHDL and Verilog, ISE and Vivado
  • PCB design and layouts
  • Lab view/Lab windows experience

We desire the candidates to be strong in any of the following languages:

  • C++,C,C#
  • Assembly language
  • Java, Visual Basic, QT, Python



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  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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