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Digital Prospectors FPGA Design Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

FPGA Design Engineer

Woburn, MA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Recruiter: Peter Roos at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: FPGA Design Engineer

Location : Woburn, MA

Duration: Direct Hire

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.


  • Digital implementations of complex signal processing algorithms in field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs)

  • Applications in advanced RF sensor systems to include radar and electronic warfare, as well as infrared and electro-optical systems

  • Develop high speed, large bandwidth digital systems including advanced digital RF memory and digital receiver/exciter systems using advanced COTS and custom components

  • Architect complex digital processing systems including hybrid architectures of FPGA and general purpose processors

  • Field testing for data collections and demonstrations of advanced sensor systems


  • BS, MS or PhD in electrical engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or related technical discipline

  • Experience with FPGA design tools such as Verilog, VHDL and programming on Xilinx and Altera FPGAs

  • Familiarity with rapid prototyping tools for translation from Matlab or Python to FPGA code generation (e.g., Xilinx System Builder and HDL Coder)

  • Familiarity with scientific programming in MATLAB, Simulink and/or C/C++ Ability to obtain a security clearance (U.S. Citizen)

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

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. at

Phone: 603-772-2700