Hardware Design Engineer (BW-2/3)
- Job Title
- Hardware Design Engineer (BW-2/3)
- Job ID
- Annapolis Junction, MD
- Other Location
Legato, LLC recruiters (Staffing@legatocorp.com) would love to speak with you regarding the following position: Hardware Design Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD.
Security Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
About the Role:
The Hardware Design Engineer designs and tests new integrated circuits and hardware components for a wide variety of signal processing applications and research. They design, document, and develop code (including firmware) for digital signal processors or other programmable Harare devices such as Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware. They will analyze the function of existing integrated circuits and hardware components for the purpose of reverse engineering the hardware and firmware. They will conduct the necessary hardware engineering and related function to modify and adapt vendor-manufactured hardware to meet special Government needs and contingencies.
What You Will Do:
The candidate will assist with designing new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing products. Communicate with the other engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design and ensure project completion. Conduct design analysis on components and/or assemblies to assist in the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, able to be manufactured, and reliable. Apply ASIC or FPGA place and route (P&R) tools with various libraries to create physical implementations of designs. Develop and maintain documentation for the P&R design flows. Assist with de-processing electronic components and retrieving stored firmware or software using approved reverse engineering procedures. Design new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing products. Work with tool and library vendors to develop solutions for designers’ P&R design challenges. Perform the de-processing of electronic components and retrieving stored firmware or software using approved reverse engineering procedures. Integrate new P&R tools, P&R tool updates, and ASIC or FPGA design libraries into Government’s computer aided design environment, documents the use of those tools and libraries, and assist other physical designers to successfully complete their specific P&R design tasks. Lead the designs of new products and processes and improve and maintain existing products. Provide technical leadership to less experienced engineers. Perform the de-processing of electronic components and retrieving stored firmware or software using approved reverse engineering procedures and develops improved procedures. Our minimum requirements for this role:
- Experience working with guidance evaluating FPGA or ASIC technologies to make recommendations to the customer
- A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in integrated circuit or microelectronic component design or reverse engineering of the same.
- A bachelor’s degree in a related field. Five (5) years of experience may be substituted for the degree, for a total of twelve (12) years of experience minimum.
Legato, LLC is a dynamic small business headquartered in Columbia, near Ft. Meade, MD. Our positions include Cyber, Software, Systems, Networking, Data Science and other complex engineering capabilities. We set ourselves apart by having employees in the top of their field and who enjoy working at Legato for its attention to its employees, aggressive compensation, and benefits package and upward mobility possibilities.
Legato LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.