Hardware Engineer

 

The candidate will be responsible for firmware development and PCB design as part of a multidisciplinary team working on signal processing acceleration equipment. The firmware tasks will typically consist of initial architecture design, development, test, integration, and releasing updates. The ability to generate and read schematics for mixed signal designs, oversee PCB layout, and verify initial PCB designs will be required as needed.

FPGA/Hardware Engineer

Apogee Applied Research, a small, high-technology company, is seeking a qualified FPGA/Hardware Engineer to assist new product development efforts in our Dayton, Ohio location. Apogee develops and produces advanced signal processing systems utilizing the latest in available technologies.

Description:

The candidate will be responsible for firmware development and PCB design as part of a multidisciplinary team working on signal processing acceleration equipment. The firmware tasks will typically consist of initial architecture design, development, test, integration, and releasing updates. The ability to generate and read schematics for mixed signal designs, oversee PCB layout, and verify initial PCB designs will be required as needed.

Developments will consist of implementation of large signal processing designs, firmware interfaces to various IO technologies such as 10Gb Ethernet, high-speed A/D converters and USB, instantiating various RAM technologies, and test simulations. The candidate will work closely with and support our systems, software, QA and Customer Support teams in quickly resolving issues as well as planned new development releases.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum 5+ years in a professional engineering position
  • Must have VHDL development experience using FPGA's
  • Generation of Schematics for mixed-signal circuit board designs
  • Full life-cycle firmware development experience, from high-level design through detailed design, coding, integration and test.
  • Must possess strong hardware-software system debugging skills
  • Must be a self-motivated, detail oriented team player
  • Must be U.S. Citizen

Pluses:

  • Any DSP background
  • ASIC development experience
  • Masters Degree