Posted: 08/14/2022


SAIC is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer experienced in FPGA-based design to support the development, integration, and testing of a wide range of underwater systems in Middletown, RI


  • You will work within a multidisciplinary team of SAIC and government electrical engineers and computer engineers to define, design, and verify embedded electronic and processing systems for undersea applications. 
  • You will define requirements, generate architectural and detailed designs, generate test plans, lead and execute the testing of analog & digital electronic systems including debugging of embedded electronic and software systems. 
  • You will be exposed to a wide variety of projects and interesting engineering challenges. 
  • You must be highly motivated and have excellent problem solving and organizational skills, and the ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently with changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in embedded design and electronic system testing
  • Software:
    • Proficiency with C/C++ & Python
    • Experience with different embedded software architectures
    • Experience writing device drivers for bare-metal systems and Linux
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a clearance up to the level of SECRET
  • Software:
    • Experience with different processor boot sequences
  • FPGAs:
    • Utilizes Test Driven Design (TDD) and creates self-testing test benches for every level of design
    • Experience with clock domain crossing & timing closure techniques
    • Experience with both pure FPGAs and MPSoCs
    • Proficiency with VHDL or Verilog
    • Experience with Xilinx Vivado/SDK or Vitis preferred. Altera Quartus acceptable.
  • Electrical:
    • Comfortable going through schematics to debug hardware issues
    • Comfortable with lab devices such as multimeters, logic analyzes, oscilloscopes, etc.