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Staff FPGA Designer - Image Processing

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Date Posted:

2021-02-25-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Role Overview:

The Displays Center is searching for a Staff FPGA/ASIC Designer to join our team. This position will be responsible for the development of graphics and video processing FPGAs and ASICs for display applications. Our Displays Center leads the industry with cost competitive, innovative technology that sets us apart from our competition and helps our customers make the most of their investment in our products. We are responsible for designing displays for both commercial and military avionics as well as ground vehicles.

We are looking for a strong, passionate problem-solver with an action-oriented, collaborative mindset who strives to exceed expectations. This person will be in a cross disciplinary team environment and will need to be able to thrive on tackling challenges, as the position requires the use of problem solving skills in a hands-on work environment to address problems and implement appropriate design or process changes.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead medium sized projects on their own and mentor with more senior engineers to expand their understanding of display technology, engineering methods, and enterprise processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Define hardware requirements and perform validation

* Develop FPGA architecture and documentation

* Design RTL source code using VHDL

* Perform synthesis, place and route, and timing closure and analysis

* Implement and integrate FPGA designs at the board and system level

* Perform verification activities (both simulation and hardware test) to satisfy the objectives of DO-254

* Participate in customer and certification authority audits to ensure adherence to customer requirements and regulatory guidelines

* Estimate, track, and report project costs and schedules

Required Qualifications:

* This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.

* Experience with RTL coding in VHDL

* Experience using FPGA simulation tools

* Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively document and present one's work and status

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with DO-254 development and verification process

* Experience with MicroChip (Actel), Intel (Altera), and Xilinx FPGAs and associated development tools

* Experience with Hardware Testbench development for in-circuit verification

* Experience with digital circuit architecture, design, resource tradeoffs, timing analysis, and timing closure.

* Experience using FPGA simulation, synthesis and place/route tools

* Experience with hardware configuration management and problem reporting tools

* Excellent FPGA lab integration and troubleshooting knowledge

* Familiarity with NSEU effects on volatile memory elements

* Familiarity with image generation and processing

* Familiarity with interface protocols (ARINC 661, ARINC 818, H.264/265, PCIe, SMPTE, DisplayPort, Analog Video, LVDS, etc.)

* Good computer skills with ability to learn new programs/software

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we're helping passengers reach their destination safely. We're connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we're providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

* Medical, dental, and vision insurance

* Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

* Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

* Tuition reimbursement

* Life insurance and disability coverage

* Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

* Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

* Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

* Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

* Autism Benefit

* Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

* Adoption Assistance

* Best Doctors, second opinion program

* And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

* Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

* Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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