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L3Harris Lead, Electrical Engineer - FPGA Design in Clifton, New Jersey


Job Title: Lead, Electrical Engineer - FPGA Design Job Code: SAS20212411-73327 Job Location: Clifton, NJ

Job Description:

  • Decompose and allocate system and box-level requirements to FPGA specifications.

  • Architect Med/High Complexity solutions targeting FPGAs against requirements and implement those solutions in FPGA platforms.

  • Map FPGA simulation work products to system-level requirements and capabilities

  • Refine and enforce consistent firmware development processes across FPGA designs.

  • Lead team of engineers generating the FPGA design solutions, assuring adherence to a formal FPGA Development Process.

  • Ensure the FPGA simulations verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly.


  • Bachelors Degree with at least 9 years or prior related experience OR a Graduate Degree with at least 7 years of prior related experience.

  • 9+ years experience with High Complexity FPGA Digital Design Techniques and Devices.

  • 9+ years experience debugging down to the hardware level & experience using Signal Generators, Logic Analyzers, Digital Oscilloscopes and Embedded FPGA Debugging tools.

    Preferred Additional Skills

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • MSEE or PhD, Computer Engineering or related field.

  • FPGA: Mentor Graphics HDL Designer, Mentor Graphics ModelSim/Questa, Synopsis Synplicity, Xilinx ISE, Xilinx Vivado, Altera Quartus.

  • FPGA: UVM, OVM, SystemVerilog, SystemC.

  • FPGA: Bring-up of advanced FPGA products like SoC, MPSoC, RFSoC, ACAP, etc.

  • General: Microsoft Office, DOORs (Requirement Specification and Tractability), Revision Control (PTC Integrity, CVS, SVN, GIT, etc), JIRA, Confluence, Linux.

  • Programming in C, C++, Python, TCL.

  • Circuit Cards: Schematic Entry, PCB/PWB Layout/Route.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.