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*NEW* FPGA Verification Engineer at Ball Aerospace



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Skills: FPGA

Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven FPGA Verification Engineer at Ball Aerospace in Broomfield, CO.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover lette(in the body of the email)

What You'll Do:
· Verify designs (including SOC architectures utilizing soft-core processors, digital filters, image processing algorithms, and communication interfaces/protocols), design and implement test benches and test plans for both chip-level and system level environments, and create reusable verification environments that can be used across multiple projects.
· Work in System Verilog/UVM environment platform and be responsible for generating FPGA verification plan, verification matrix and coming up with verification environments for test and verification of flight FPGA code/modules.
· Work collaboratively and in tandem with FPGA design engineers and embedded software engineers.
· Span the gap between FPGA system verification and embedded software development.
· Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
· Perform other duties as necessary.

What You'll Need:
· BS in Engineering or related technical field and 12 or more years of related experience.
· Strong Verification development methodology and test-benching for FPGAs.
· Strong software engineering skills, experience with System Verilog and OVM/UVM, C/C++, object-oriented design, and familiarity with electronic circuit design and electronic systems.
· A solid understanding of object-oriented concepts and experience designing class-based constrained random testbenches.
· Expertise in VHDL/Verilog, Perl, and Modelsim/Questa simulator is a plus.
· Experience with Xilinx Vivado is a plus.
· Knowledge and experience with Windows, Unix and scripting languages (e.g. Ruby, Python, TCL) is a plus.
· Experience in documentation and verification of high-speed digital electronics, FPGAs, and embedded processor systems is desired.
· Ability to develop specifications, cost, schedule, and resource requirements for FPGA or ASIC verification plans.
· Military experience and/or ability to get a security clearance highly desired, but not required.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
· In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

Working Conditions:
· Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
· May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
· May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
· Primary location is at Ball’s Broomfield campus.
· Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Due to contractual requirements, only U.S Citizens will be considered.
Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Red Canyon’s home office is located in scenic Denver, Colorado, and our regional office is in historic downtown Titusville, Florida. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.

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