FPGA Engineer - with DSP Emphasis
ISBU | Chantilly, VA, United States
Why Join Rincon Research Corporation (RRC)?
At Rincon Research Corporation, our primary business is
innovating, developing, and fielding digital signal processing
(DSP) products and services for the United States Defense and
Intelligence Communities in support of national security.
Rincon Research Corporation seeks a FPGA Engineer with DSP
Emphasis who is a self-starter to work in a multi-disciplinary
R&D environment with similarly motivated electrical engineers,
mathematicians, and computer scientists who are collectively
responsible for creating custom digital signal processing solutions
and communications systems in support of national security
Come join the team that is creating cutting edge signal
processing, geolocation, and communication systems for the
What are the primary responsibilities in the FPGA Engineer with
DSP Emphasis position?
Under general supervision, this individual will work on small
project teams to conceive, analyze, design, implement, test,
deploy, and maintain real-time H/W-based solutions for modern
communications systems. Implementation includes DEMOD algorithm
development, hardware integration, test development and deployment.
The right candidate will be expected to demonstrate disciplined
work habits leading to solutions that are well-structured,
documented, and carefully tested. This position will allow for
direct interaction with end users and customers.
What required background will make you successful?
* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, or
other equivalent field of discipline * Demonstrated capability in
scientific programming with C, C++, or similar high-level language
on Unix/Linux * Demonstrated knowledge programming FPGA devices
with VHDL/Verilog * Strong background in DSP with an emphasis in
communications theory * Demonstrated knowledge of implementing
algorithms in Fixed Point H/W with an emphasis in FPGA based
solutions * Working knowledge of developing and implementing
real-time DEMOD algorithms for modern modulation schemes (e.g.
n-FSK, QPSK, SQPSK, QAM-x, etc.) * Working knowledge of Multirate
DSP techniques * Working knowledge of MATLAB * Ability to obtain
and maintain TS/SCI security clearance * US CITIZENSHIP
* Master's or PhD in Electrical Engineering or other equivalent
field of discipline * 3+ years of experience in practical system
development and deployment * Current security clearance * Working
knowledge of VHDL * X-Midas experience
Applicable Background (experience in any of the following):
* Signal conditioning * Sampling theory * Resampling *
Interference canceling * Equalization * Cyclostationary techniques
* Spectral methods * Satellite communications * Cellular
communications systems * Modern wireless protocols, including but
not limited to 802.11 * Coding theory and techniques
Where is the position located?
This position is located at our Chantilly, VA office.
What benefits does RRC offer?
* 100% employer-paid premiums for family medical and dental
insurance, employee life insurance, short-term and long-term
disability (STD & LTD) * Flexible reimbursement spending accounts
for medical expense and dependent care * Immediate participation
and vesting in the company's Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
and 401(k) Plan * Employer contributions to RRC's ESOP * Employer
matching contributions to the company's 401( k) Plan * Employer
discretionary contributions to the company's 401(k) Plan
Rincon Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and
considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability,
veteran status, or any other protected factor.