Senior FPGA Designer

Cole Engineering Services, Inc.
 Orlando, FL

Job Summary: This role will design and develop digital HW modules (on FPGA/ASIC using Verilog) for 3GPP 5G NR wireless FPGA PHY Layer. Responsible for designing, modeling, verifying and integrating the digital sub-systems implemented on the state of art FPGAs/ASICs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop a differentiated 5G PHY Layer design, by understanding the hardware architecture of a system and optimize its design.
  • Develop FPGA based 5G PHY Layer, interfaces SPI, SPF, I2C interfaces are mandatory. Vivado design tools experience is preferable.
  • Design experience with Xilinx FPGA’s UltraScale architecture comprises high-performance FPGA, MPSoC, and RFSoC families design experience preferred.
  • C and C++ coding with Python scripting exposure required.
  • Develop an optimal system which integrates service and application by applying system software to systems.
  • RTL design for digital signal processing logic design (in Verilog/VHDL), like filter, fft, matrix operations, control, LTE/3G layer 1 channels like PUCCH, PUSCH, PDCCH, PDSCH etc. on FPGAs
  • FPGA based CPRi/eCPRi/Ethernet IP handling with XRAN design understanding (best to have)/RTL design for SERDES interfaces on FPGA systems.
  • Extremely good hands-on digital design.
  • Project deliverables include models/algorithms of digital modem sub-systems on FPGA/ASICs; these models are to be Bit-accurate matches to the corresponding MATLB/C/other implementation, meeting very strict timing requirements and are to be used for link-level performance characterization and field trials with RF.
  • Apply critical problem-solving skills of complex modem subsystems including PHY, RF, and lower stack implementation.

Required Skills:

  • Has a wide range of experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex FPGA Design issues in creative and effective ways. Exceptional skills in FPGA Development, Debugging and implementation skills for Uplink and Downlink for the 5G PHY.
  • Gen 3 Xilinx-AMD FPGA Integration with Analog Device AD 9361 Radio Integration experience preferred
  • Works on complex issues where analyzing situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables. Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results

Required Education/Experience:

  • Requires 10 years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree; or 8 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 5 years

Other Requirements: Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U. S. Citizenship status with a SECRET security clearance. Security Clearance requirements will be specified in the Government's Task Order.

COVID-19 vaccinations or booster requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. The above is intended to describe the general contents of and requirements for the performance of this job.

Cole Engineering Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, membership in an employee organization, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws