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Entry Level DSP FPGA Engineer: Custom Products

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 6/29/2017

Motorola Schaumburg, IL

Schaumburg, IL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


You will be a member of a small (1-6 person) multi-disciplinary team, and will be responsible for architecting/implementing/testing FPGA-based signal processing solutions for a variety of advanced wireless communications products. You will be involved in all phases of projects, from requirements analysis and system architecture, through coding, test bench design, verification, synthesis and FPGA place and route. You will also have regular interaction with customers.

You will work closely with software developers and you will have a hands-on role in product integration and debugging. You must be a flexible, results-oriented problem-solver who requires minimal supervision. Projects can vary greatly from one to the next, so you must thrive on variety and enjoy taking on new challenges.

Depending on your skills and interests, you may also be involved in additional hardware engineering tasks including design, component selection, schematic entry, FPGA/CPLD design, and validation of the entire product.

Specific Skills

* Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline

* Course work in digital signal processing

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Excellent verbal / written communications skills

Applicant should have experience or coursework with FPGA design using VHDL or Verilog, and should have experience with some of the following EDA tools: Modelsim, Xilinx ISE, Altera Quartus II, Matlab/Simulink, ClearCase.

Ideal applicants will have some experience with designing and implementing the physical layer of one or more of the following standards: TETRA, GSM, CDMA2K, W-CDMA, WiFi, WiMAX, and LTE.

Applicant should be capable of working at both the simulation level (in Matlab/Simulink, or equivalent) as well as the implementation/verification level.

For digital design tasks, candidate will design and debug digital hardware circuits using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc. Schematic capture experience using Mentor Graphics' Design Architect is a plus.

Basic literacy with real-time embedded software, especially debugging, is a plus.

You must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract.

Experience Required
0 - 1

Basic Qualifications
* Bachelors degree * Must have coursework or experience with FPGA design using VHDL * Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts. Some contracts may have higher-level clearance requirements.