Electronics Hardware Engineer - FPGA
Company: Siemens Mobility
Posted on: October 18, 2020
Position Overview Siemens Rail Infrastructure is seeking to hire
an Electronics Hardware FPGA Engineer for the R&D team in the
domain of embedded systems for rail signaling and onboard
equipment. This role is responsible for crafting and developing new
products and troubleshooting and enhancing existing products. The
ideal candidate possesses a proven understanding of electrical
engineering, digital and analog design practices, background
knowledge in network communications, has experience implementing
signal processing and communications algorithms (e.g. RS-232,
Echelon, ethernet) in FPGA environments, and is capable of
translating functional requirements into efficient working designs.
This role requires a good communicator who can work independently
as well as collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
A successful candidate must be capable of applying technical
theories and concepts in developmental environments and have broad
knowledge of printed circuit board design and limitations, system
engineering, and digital/analog circuit design. Successful
candidates must be comfortable working in an environment with
strict milestone deadlines and balancing multiple priorities to
ensure projects are completed on time. We are looking for someone
who can utilize high level critical thinking to bring high-impact,
sophisticated, cross-functional problems to successful resolution.
The ideal candidate will develop innovative solutions to realize
cost savings, improve reliability, and increase customer value.
Responsibilities: Generate design documents, block diagrams, BOMs,
prototype test plans, training manuals, and other documentation
Develop VHDL code based on integrated circuit hardware designs.
Troubleshoot application problems and identify the root cause of
hardware/software/field issues. Identify and propose solutions to
mitigate anomalies through hardware and/or software changes.
Develop maintenance, enhancement, and testing plans. Guide the
quality process by detailed execution of module, sub-system, and
system test procedures. Drive the completion of all engineering
documentation to support design efforts. Develop accurate estimates
for task duration, supporting the process for developing and
maintaining schedules, cost, and quality. Guide reviews of
specifications and creation of hardware engineering requirements.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience: Bachelor of
Science in Electrical Engineering - advanced degree preferred. 6
years of successful experience developing VHDL for complex
mixed-signal hardware featuring FPGAs, Processors,
Microcontrollers, ADCs/DACs, DC/DC converters, etc. Familiarity
with high-level FPGA HDL code generation tool flows (Matlab,
Simulink, Modelsim, C/C++). Strong comprehension of FPGA
development environments (Xilinx Vivado, Quartus Prime, and Lattice
Diamond) and tool flows with proven ability to design, implement,
sustain and document FPGA designs from specifications. Ability to
perform hardware/FPGA check-out and debug in a hands-on lab
environment. Background in digital signal processing and/or network
processing FPGA applications. Demonstrate and apply comprehensive
knowledge of electronics design to successful completion of
assignments. Leadership and role model qualities, including
respect, initiative, execution, trust, honesty, and collaboration,
are demonstrated. Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and
Experience: Experience with safety critical/vital systems.
Knowledge of FCC guidelines for emissions and susceptibility.
Knowledge of RF. Understanding of design principles (FMEA Analysis,
Reliability Analysis). Review circuits/schematics, understand
functionality, identify critical components/circuitry and recommend
suitable replacements. Benefits: Competitive salary based on
qualifications Health, dental, and vision plans with options
Matching 401(k) Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and
floating holidays Paid parental leave Extensive product training
and professional career development Education and tuition
reimbursement programs available Great minds think differently. If
we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new.
That's why we recruit great minds from all walks of life - we
embrace diversity and build what's right for the world by employing
people who live in it. That's how you create change. Trusted by our
partners, we are pioneering transportation, moving people
sustainably and seamlessly from the first mile to the last.
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in
the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer
sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in
the United States. LI-AW1 Organization: Siemens Mobility Company:
Siemens Mobility, Inc Experience Level: Mid-level Professional Job
Type: Full-time Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Siemens is
an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging
diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to their race, color,
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