FPGA Designer


Job ID: 75


SimTech, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time FPGA Designer in Huntsville, AL and/or Washington D.C to join our growing diverse and dynamic team.


Design, implement, integrate, and test digital systems specifically regarding FPGA technology. Develop Verilog, VHDL, and HDL designs for FPGAs.

Design and validate testbench routines for simulation of FPGA designs and sub-designs. Integrate firmware with target hardware with systems components and software.

Ability to work in Washington D.C. for customer support.

Other responsibilities as assigned.



Minimum 5 years demonstrated relevant experience required.

Thorough understanding and ability to reverse engineer primitive digital logic design.

Experience with communication protocols such as RS232, RS422, UART, SPI, I2C required.

Ability to generate architectural design block diagrams from existing firmware designs.

Experience developing and testing Altera and Xilinx FPGAs.

Experience designing and developing software to integrate with FPGA and target platform systems.

Knowledge of Altera and Xilinx development environment.

Knowledge of Altera and Xilinx simulation and validation environment (i.e. Synplify, ModelSim, Verdi).

General knowledge of DSP coding and communication protocols.

U.S. Citizenship with Active Top Secret Security clearance, with Tier 5 background investigation required.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of microprocessor architecture and high- speed interfaces as applied to FPGA Core functions.

Ability to recognize DSP data paths, digital filters, FFTs, and error-correction codes.

Ability to design/recognize RF and/or 6DOF computational paths in both digital and analog design.

Ability to travel to Washington D.C. for customer support.

Education Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field required. Degree must be from an accredited institution.

About SimTech, Inc.

SimTech’s mission is to be the most reliable and cost-effective source of Signature Models, Simulations, Hardware, Software, Cyber, Test and Evaluation. SimTech was incorporated in 1983 by an experienced group of scientists and engineers to pursue and perform on high-technology defense-oriented contracts.

SimTech provides Redstone area services primarily through the AMCOM Express contract. We are partnered with other businesses and universities to provide creative solutions to engineering challenges. To learn more about our incredible team, extensive employee benefit programs and more visit www.simtechinc.com for more information.

Apply Today!

To apply for this position, please email your resume to jobs@simtechinc.com include in the subject line: Job ID: 75 FPGA Designer.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

SimTech, Inc. 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, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability or any other characteristics protected by law. SimTech, Inc. is a committed EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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