Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Hardware / Embedded Systems Engineer
Job CategorySoftware Engineering /Development
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-D5-035
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Hardware / Embedded Systems Engineer, experienced in FPGA, VHDL, C, and board design.

The successful candidate will play a key support role in creating and transitioning advanced HW/embedded systems technology for ensuring security of mission-critical systems, such as drones, ground robots, and satellites. Our R&D activities in this area focus on implementing foundational technologies, security subsystems, and test-beds for such mission-critical systems, including encryptors for secure communication and storage, and secure processors.
-US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance (Active Secret Preferred)  
-PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience

Knowledge and significant experience in:
-Digital system design
-Xilinx FPGA tool flow from RTL design through synthesis, place-and-route and FPGA bring-up, utilizing modern processes and tools for mixed RTL/embedded processor designs
-Embedded systems development in VHDL and C.
-Candidates must be enthusiastic, innovative and motivated self-starters able to work independently, or with a group, to achieve program requirements.
-Candidates must possess strong oral and written communications skills, and must be able to present findings/results to internal and external organizations.

Experience with any of the following is a strong plus:
-Requirements analysis, trade-space analysis, and system engineering
-Engineering, manufacturing, board building in production environments
-Hardware and software testing
-Knowledge of secure system development or interest and willingness to learn
-Government requirements, documentation, and accreditation of DoD systems.
-Industry experience developing COMSEC systems

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