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Digital Prospectors Hardware Engineer - ASIC / FPGA in Lexington, Massachusetts

Hardware Engineer - ASIC / FPGA

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Steve Merriman at

Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: Hardware Engineer - ASIC / FPGA

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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.


Our client’s Tactical Networks Group specializes in advanced network and communications systems development, with a focus on rapid prototyping of ASICs to support radical next generation tactical mobile, military airborne communications systems. The group is seeking a strong ASIC and FPGA RTL design engineer with 10+ years of experience.

Position Scope/Job Functions

The Tactical Networks Group is seeking to hire a hardware engineer with >10 years of experience working on different aspects of ASIC design and FPGA emulation for a high-throughput low-power signal processing ASIC for communications applications. The candidate for this position must have experience working independently and part of a team on complex ASIC design and multi-FPGA emulations. The candidate must be able to develop new RTL modules with minimum supervision.

Skills: Required

  1. Hardware architecture design and verification 2. VHDL/Verilog design and verification expertise 3. ASIC design and verification expertise 4. Xilinx Virtex/Kintex 7 and/or UltraScale/Ultrascale+ experience 5. Vivado/Modelsim workflow development experience 6. Signal processing digital circuit design 7. Integration of 3rd party IP 8. Board-level interface debugging and verification 9. Ability to write unit-level and system-level verification test cases

Skills: Preferred

  1. Working with Ethernet IP

  2. C and/or other programming experience 3. Working knowledge of scripting language 4. SystemVerilog experience

Education/Professional Certifications PhD plus 5 years minimum relevant experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum relevant experience

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


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