at Blue Origin LLC in PhoenixPhoenix, Arizona, United States
At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!
This role is part of the Lunar Transportation business unit. To further Blue Origin's mission of having millions of people living and working in space, we are building the sustainable infrastructure for our transport of crew and cargo from Earth to the Lunar Surface.
As part of a hardworking team of diverse specialists, technicians, and engineers (use as appropriate), you will be responsible for developing, implementing, verifying, and testing firmware for FPGA-based systems that must operate in harsh environments and under demanding conditions. As an FPGA Firmware Engineer working on avionics systems, you will need to possess a range of skills and experience to ensure the safe and reliable operation of critical systems
To be successful in this role, you will need to have experience in developing firmware for FPGA-based avionics systems, as well as a deep understanding of FPGA development languages such as VHDL or Verilog. You will also need experience with FPGA development tools and methodologies, including simulation, synthesis, and verification. In addition, you will need to be able to work effectively in a team environment, collaborating with hardware and software engineers to integrate firmware with other system components. You will need to be able to communicate technical information clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop firmware requirements in coordination with systems engineering, hardware engineering, software engineering and subsystem owners
Develop FPGA/ASIC RTL for motor control applications
Perform verification using techniques such as simulation, SystemVerilog, OVM and UVM.
Perform board bring up with hardware team
Author tests, documentation, and participate in design reviews
10-15% travel to other Blue Origin locations for various meetings, or large-scale company events.
B.S. degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent experience.
5+ years of experience in avionics development roles
3+ years of direct FPGA/ASIC design and verification work experience
Demonstrated firmware development skills in real-time embedded systems
Experience in complete development cycles from concept to qualification
Working knowledge of DO-254, or similar standards
Experience with signal processing and/or fixed point mathematics in... For full info follow application link.
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