FPGA Engineer (DSP) - (RAP00002G)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1
  • Jul 28, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

 Do you have a passion for architecting and developing SDR-based communications systems? What about leading Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) special projects—sound interesting? If so, then Jacobs has a great opportunity for you in our Engineering Development and Special Projects (EDSP) group.
EDSP is a rapidly growing business within the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Sector of Jacobs. This division has a small company atmosphere where you can solve challenging problems, expand your abilities and advance your career.
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/DSP algorithm development, hardware integration, test development and deployment. This position offers the opportunity for direct interaction with end users and customers.
-Currently hold a TS/SCI security clearance.
-Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other equivalent field of discipline.
-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.
-Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering or other equivalent field of discipline.
-3-5+ years of experience in practical system development and deployment.
-Working knowledge of C, C++, python or similar high-level language on Linux. 
-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.
-X-Midas experience.
Clearance Requirement:
This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:
-U.S. Citizenship (Required)
-Favorable Criminal History Check
-Education Verification
-Abuse/Illegal Drug Use
-Credit Check
-Subject Interview

Jacobs 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, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.


Primary Location

: United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1

Job Posting

: Jul 27, 2020, 10:37:49 PM


: Aerospace



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

7763 Old Telegraph Road Building A
 Severn 21144
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities