VHDL Design Engineer

Posted 14 September 2022
Location Chandler, United States of America
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing

Job Description

VHDL Design Engineer

Location: Chandler, AZ


  • Designs, develops, modifies and evaluates digital electronic parts, components or integrated circuitry for digital electronic equipment and other hardware systems.

  • Determines design approaches and parameters.

  • Analyzes equipment to establish operating data, conducts experimental tests, and evaluates results.

  • Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability.

  • May also review vendor capability to support product development.

  • Electrical engineer to design VHDL logic circuits for use in aerospace avionics applications.

  • Requires BSEE and 5 years of experience in VHDL logic design, or MSEE and 3 years of experience.

Familiarity with the following is required:

  • Serial communication protocols: UART, SPI, I2C, 1-Wire, Ethernet, (SpaceWire familiarity preferred),

  • Fixed point mathematical fundamentals, Static Timing Analysis and Timing Closure (setup and hold, slack, skew, etc.),

  • Asynchronous Clock Domain crossing and general metastability mitigation techniques,

  • Test-bench development, including timing accurate bus functional models, complete functional coverage, etc.

  • Experience with generating design documents including specifications, user's manuals and test plans.

  • Physical testing experience including lab measurements (oscilloscope, digital logic analyzer), defining test setups, in-circuit debugging, etc.

  • Must be capable of understanding and adhering to department design standards.

  • Prefer candidates with ability to work in an Agile project format, team based environment, including Jira and Git environments.

  • ModelSim or QuestaSim experience is preferred.