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RTX Corporation Senior Principal Electrical Engineer – FPGA DSP (Hybrid) in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA131: Tewksbury, MA Bldg 1 Assabet 50 Apple Hill Drive Assabet - Building 1, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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The Sensor Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber (SC5) Department is seeking an experienced Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with strong Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) design skills to join our team.

This engineer will primarily develop and implement digital signal processing algorithms as well as implementing FPGA based designs for interface communications, controls and/or data processing applications. The individual is expected to work in a team environment and on diverse projects. The individual will be required to provide development support throughout the product lifecycle, from initial concept to acceptance delivery to maintenance.

You will work as part of a highly motivated team environment, and will collaborate with cross-functional project teams making up a larger program or internal research and development efforts. Our engineers are assigned to a manager of approximately 20 employees with similar skills. Each section manager is responsible for their members’ performance, career development, and assigning tasks that balance the employees’ interests with current needs of the project teams.

This position can be for the Tewksbury, MA location or the Marlborough, MA location.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

*Responsible for owning or contributing to the successful (on schedule / on budget) completion of FPGA based designs

*Responsible for working with a team to determine the technical approach or solution to meet system level requirements

Qualifications You Must Have:

*Typically requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent discipline

*Minimum of 10 years of professional experience implementing DSP functions in FPGAs using VHDL/Verilog

*Experience designing filters in Matlab

*Experience implementing FIR filters and FFTs in FPGAs

*Experience developing DSP algorithms and FPGA designs using High Level Synthesis (HLS)

*Working knowledge/course work of signal & image processing, digital communications and/or control theories

*Experience in AMD/Xilinx Programmable Devices or Intel programmable devices

*Experience using VHDL simulation tools

*U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. DOD Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Qualifications We Value:

*15+ years of professional experience designing FPGAs using VHDL/Verilog

*Experience with RADAR system hardware

*Experience using synthesis tools including Synplify and back-end tools including Xilinx Vivado, Intel Quartus and others

*Experience with high speed interfaces such as GbE, SRIO, Aurora

*Experience with Timing Closure and utilizing Chipscope / Signal Tap

*Experience and knowledge developing and selling off requirements for FPGAs

*Working knowledge of Configuration Management principles, environments and tools

*Working knowledge in common computer hardware interface and data protocols such as RS-422, USB, PCIe, etc.

*Working knowledge and experience with configuration management tools such as Synergy, Clearcase, or git

*Proficiency in Linux

*Willingness to support occasional domestic travel and potential international travel

RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies 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, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.