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FPGA Developer Engineer

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Job ID: 2214636
Location: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 6, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking FPGA Developer Engineers to support a newly awarded contract with the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Support team. 


Work will be performed on-site in North Charleston, South Carolina.


This program’s support to NIWC LANT will include: Research and Development, Test and Evaluation, Prototype Fielding Kit Development, Engineering Documentation Development, Software Engineering, Integration, Training and Sustainment of the following systems Communication Emitter Sensing and Attacking System (CESAS), Tactical SIGINT Collection System (TSCS), and Marine Air Ground Task Force Electronic Warfare Ground Family of Systems (MEGFoS). 

This program will begin work in Sept/Oct 2022.

Apply today to stay up to date with our team, as we receive more information and host future events. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Specializing in FPGA design and development.  Program with VHDL-VHSIC hardware description language (Verilog), simulate code in a virtual environment, test scenarios, scripting to validate functionality and integration, and document design

  • Responsible for the end to end modeling of the MEGFoS system, identifying and ensuring interoperability of software, and using Ansus for Radio Frequency analysis

  • Responsible for applying systems analysis, design techniques, and operational procedures to complex scientific or operational systems in a broad area such as requirements development, engineering, interface design, training, routine operations, and interoperability 

  • Conduct research, development, analysis, test and evaluation of exploratory, advanced and engineering development of signals intelligence systems 

  • Provide systems development support and software support agent functions for the development and acquisition of new signals intelligence systems  

  • Conduct testing and evaluation through all phases of acquisition, with a shift in emphasis to analysis and system expertise during formal Developmental and Operational Testing 

  • Provide worldwide quick reaction support to the war fighter by troubleshooting, evaluating performance, and modifying existing signals intelligence systems 

  • Leverage hands-on work to develop and sustain engineering expertise 




Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)
  • Minimum requirements will vary based on role, level, education and experience
  • FPGA Experience and Experience in C4ISR related programs to include: Technology Analysis and Assessments, Design Definition, Development of Systems Specifications, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture, Systems/Equipment Integration, and Test and Evaluation
  • Expert in network, system architecture, and the interoperability of USMC intelligence system collection and analysis platform


  • Minimum Active Secret required
  • Preferred Top Secret or TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • Must have ability to receive a Top Secret




SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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