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L3Harris Lead Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Job Title: Lead FPGA Design Engineer

Job Location: USA-UT-Salt Lake City

Job Code: CS20202212-54532

L3Harris is currently searching for a Lead Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design Engineer for their Salt Lake City, Utah location.

Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) design engineer with industry experience in digital communications, modems, networking, and/or digital signal processing (DSP). Areas of desired experience or education include:

  • Forward Error Correction (FEC)

  • Modulation

  • Demodulation

  • Digital filters

  • Industry standard interfaces (e.g. 10/100/1000 Ethernet, SPI, UART, SDRAM, DDR3, JESD, PCIe, Ethernet).

  • Networking

  • FPGA verification through simulation and unit testing.


  • Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred) degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

  • 9+ years FPGA design experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in either VHDL (preferred) or Verilog development languages.

  • Experience implementing complex modem and/or DSP circuits in programmable logic using FPGA devices. Equivalent experience in ASIC design is also applicable.

  • Experience in simulation, synthesis, and placement software tools such as ModelSim, Synplicity, Xilinx Vivado / ISE and/or Altera Quartus development tool sets.

  • Experience in laboratory debug techniques using digital scopes, logic analyzers, BERTS, and other complex measurement devices.

  • FPGA Design using High-speed serial interfaces (3+ Gbps)

  • Familiarity with code revision management tools such as Git/Clearcase.

  • Familiarity with C/C++/C# and Matlab/Simulink.

Security Clearance:

Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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.