Description: PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the C14 Junior EE Firmware Engineer position located in McClellan, CA. The chosen candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, analyzing, and testing of certain aspects of electrical components and systems. He/she will be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the engineering field, rely on experience and guidance from senior staff to plan and accomplish goals, support existing products, and develop a range of new products. This position may require some business related travel. Responsibilities: • Provide engineering support for product development and current production. • Assist with circuit card assembly (CCA) schematics, block diagrams, parts lists, and testing of complex multilayer printed circuit boards (PCB). • Perform testing of products using high-speed oscilloscopes, signal generators, signal analyzers, Matlab, FPGA debugging tools, and “home grown” test sets. • Perform FPGA coding and documentation. FPGA product families utilized are Xilinx Kintex7, Virtex7, Zynq, and Altera Stratix. • Release engineering and manufacturing documentation in order to support projects. • Support production and manufacturing activities, including planning and materials procurement. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with 1-5 years of experience. • Knowledge of schematic capture tool(s). • Knowledge of FPGA development, simulation, and verification tool(s) including MATLab, Simulink. • Knowledge of Microprocessors, Programmable Logic, Real-Time Systems, and Analog and Digital Designs. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. • Demonstrated problem solving skills. • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Preferred Qualifications: • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering • Knowledge of Mentor Graphics circuit card development tools. Expedition Enterprise a plus. • Knowledge of Xilinx FPGA development tools. Vivado a plus. • Knowledge of digital signal processing and software defined radios a plus. • Low-level software experience to facilitate hardware/software integration of FPGA designs. • Experience in defense systems designs a plus. • Currently active security clearance a plus.