Spacecraft FPGA Engineer (Early Career)

El Segundo, CA, CA, United States


Full Time

22 days ago

Job description

Company Overview

Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us. 

Job Summary

As an Spacecraft Field Programmable Gate Array Engineer, you will be responsible for conceptualization, design, implementation, and verification of the embedded logic for our reprogrammable satellite computing hardware. You will work closely with electrical engineers, software engineers and customers across the company to deliver high quality products on a rapid development schedule.

This position’s internal job code is Software Engineer. Our team is currently hiring for levels 1 - 2.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, and maintain firmware designs in Verilog and VHDL, targeting custom FPGA-based avionics for space applications
  • Design interfaces for sensors, actuators, other avionics, and external payloads using a variety of protocols
  • Support system-level integration, test, and operation of space vehicles
  • Contribute expertise to future avionics designs
  • Document and manage configuration of firmware

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering; or 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience designing FPGA firmware in Verilog or VHDL

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience developing FPGA firmware for Xilinx and/or Actel devices
  • Experience with serial protocols (SPI, I2C, UART, SpaceWire, etc.)
  • Experience developing and testing high-reliability and fault-tolerant FPGA designs
  • Experience with simulation, verification, and test of FPGA firmware and embedded systems
  • Hardware debug experience, including familiarity with tools such as the oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and serial protocol analyzers
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Tcl, and Bash
  • Experience developing software in a Linux Environment with C/C++
  • Familiar with common electronic components and comfortable reading circuit design schematics and contributing to electronics hardware design discussions

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary Pay-Range

  • Level 1: $74,800 - $110,000
  • Level 2: $90,950 - $133,750 

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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