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Wireless Communications FPGA Engineer
Job CategoryMA - Software Engineering and/or Development
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code17:BC-D6-018
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Wireless Communications FPGA Engineer.

The candidate will develop digital signal processing blocks in VHDL for use in wireless communications systems. The group is developing novel new architectures and waveforms and is looking to add to the team that will prototype and field-test the technologies.
- US Citizen and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance
- BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Computer Science plus 5 years minimum experience
- Strong understanding of fundamentals of wireless digital communications systems and all PHY processes from "data in" to "baseband I/Q out" - Be able to clearly articulate the function of all digital blocks in a typical communications chain (encoders, modulators, correlators, etc.) Preference will be given to candidates who have implemented and deployed real systems
- Strong VHDL (preferred)/Verilog firmware development experience to include VHDL development, simulation, synthesis, and timing closure - a skills test will be given to potential candidates
- Strong experience with Xilinx FPGAs, Zynq SoC architectures and Vivado
- Strong Matlab analysis skills tailored to wireless digital communications
- Experience with Rapid software prototyping VHDL code

Preferred Skills:
- Experience with Simulink and Simulink HDLcoder
- Experience implementing DoD waveforms
- Experience with developing for embedded SoC architectures (DSP + ARM)

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