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Digital Prospectors Senior FPGA Design Engineer:GBC2 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior FPGA Design Engineer:GBC2

Cambridge, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Denise Reha (

Phone: 6173374251

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Job Title: Senior FPGA Design Engineer

Location : Cambridge, MA

Duration: 6+ Months

Candidates need to be a US Citizen as the Laboratory is a cleared facility.

*A Secret Clearance without Incident or the ability to acquire a security clearance is required for this role.

T his position requires that applicants be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. 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 is seeking a talented engineer to join the digital design team. The successful candidate will contribute to FPGA development including design, synthesis, verification, validation, test & support. Candidate must have experience using high level design, simulation and verification tools and be familiar with process flows supporting design and verification for digital FPGA efforts. Applicant should also be familiar with embedded software development for FPGA SoCs. Preference will be given to candidates with an understanding of hardware security, signal or image processing, machine learning hardware accelerators, filter design and algorithm implementation in hardware. Direct experience with embedded FPGA design is required. Experience with Xilinx and Petalinux is preferred.

Required Qualifications:

BSEE with 6 years relevant experience

Experience with Xilinx, Intel and/or Microchip FPGAs and SoCs and embedded design

Fluent in Verilog/VHDL/SystemVerilog

Experience with design closure including timing, power and area for SWaP constrained designs

Familiarity with high speed interfaces (PCIe, DDR4, LVDS, etc)

Experience with Linux and scripting languages

Strong analysis and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

MSEE with 6 years relevant experience

Experience with Xilinx Vivado design tools and Petalinux

Machine learning hardware accelerators

Experience with Matlab/Simulink

Experience working with PCB designers

Active US secret clearance strongly preferred

Security Requirement:

Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance which requires proof of US citizenship.

We have placed many talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

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.

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.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700