DSP/FPGA Waveform Engineer

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Company: Space Micro
Location: San Diego, CA

About Space Micro:

Space Micro is a growing satellite subsystems company whose employees thrive in exciting and dynamic work environments. We focus on engineering to drive the design and manufacture of cutting-edge space technologies for the biggest names in the new Race to Space.

Have you dreamed of your work project orbiting Earth or landing on the moon?

Space Micro cameras and radios have been selected for multiple upcoming lunar and Artemis missions. Since 2002, we’ve amassed millions of hours of flawless space flight heritage for commercial, civil, scientific and defense missions in space. And, we rely on smart, talented, ambitious people to help us make that happen.

Space Micro offers a flexible and congenial work atmosphere. We collaborate and innovate on a fast-paced, project-oriented schedule that allows us to exceed customer expectations. We also understand the demands of both professional and personal/family responsibilities and strive to provide a work-life balance that rewards success.

If you are a self-starter with a mix of technical expertise, experience, and a strong motivation to achieve success on complex engineering projects, then take the next step and contact us. We offer competitive salaries, employee ownership, and a rewarding career.

About the Position:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Designing and testing complex, high speed, FPGA (mostly Xilinx) designs implementing DSP/communication algorithms.
  • Designing and supporting top-level system simulations.
  • Translating system requirements into FPGA architectures.
  • Implementing and documenting FPGA designs using HDL (VHDL, System Verilog, etc.).
  • Supporting systems integration and Test Engineering to produce functional design.
  • Implementing and contributing to the architecture of current and next generation satellite communication systems such as DVB-S2x.
  • Creating test plans to assure integrated performance meets specification.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum BSEE.
  • Strong technical background; capable of coming up-to-speed quickly on new technologies.
  • Good communication, with the ability to work both individually and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Great problem-solving skills a must.
  • All candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent U.S. Residents. Space Micro is an equal opportunity employer.

Competitive with industry standard.