Job Detail
Position: FPGA Digital Design Engineer II Category: Engineering
City: Lafayette State : CO
Branch Name: Cenergy-Midcom-Consulting Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (713) 965-6200 Job ID: 180130
Pay Information: $40.00 - $50.00 Order Type: TE

Roles and Responsibilities:

What are the main functions of this role?

This role will be a technical contributor with the focus on digital design of complex Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) designs used in space applications. This exciting position will be focused on FPGA design tasks, but may include FPGA verification tasks, depending on candidate’s interest and experience.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Required Skill Sets:

o BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering and 4+ years detailed electronics design experience with at least 4 years of FPGA design experience (verification experience is a plus)

o Experience with design trades, design concept discussions, system specifications, system analyses and failure reporting.

o Exceptional written communication skills, strong presentation skills and the ability to contribute to technical group discussions and conversations with customers and team members

o Engineers who are interested in working on a small team of enthusiastic technical experts are encouraged to apply. This opportunity includes close mentorship with a technical expert

o Familiarity with clock domain crossing (CDC) tools and FPGA design pitfalls is nice to have.

o Familiar with AXI based design, DMA, and scripting tools.

o Experience with interpreting schematics, using schematic capture tools, and digital board design is a plus.

o Experience with embedded processor-based electronics architecture.

o Strong interpersonal and self-leadership skills. We have a great team! Blue Canyon values people skills and technical competence working together.

o Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Desired Skill Sets:

o Works independently and with limited supervision to generate FPGA designs based on detailed design requirements using primarily VHDL

o Design and verify margin, compliance, and fault robustness of high-speed serial interfaces such as 10 Mb /100Mb/1Gb Ethernet, SpaceWire and LVDS interfaces using simulation methods such as UVM, OVM, or a functional test bench (module and system level)

o Capture requirements, create state diagrams, timing diagrams, and other design documentation as required by the design process

o Design robust Finite State Machines (FSMs) and interface logic

o Generate FPGA test vectors and simulation test benches, executing them in a verification environment such as ModelSim or QuestaSim

o Develop constraints for and synthesize FPGA designs using ISE, Libero, Libero SoC, and Vivado tool suites

o Capable of chip-level and board-level debug in the lab with a variety of test equipment with supervision as needed

o Communicates design detail, issues, and concerns effectively in verbal and written form.

o We value enthusiasm and dedication toward developing highly integrated CubeSat and Blue Canyon Technologies FPGA design solutions and products

o Other responsibilities as assigned.

Years of Experience Required (if any): 4 or more

Education Level Required: BS or higher

How will the contractor’s success be measured?: the contractor will be paired with a Lead EE who will provide feedback to both the contractor and the Dir. Of EE regarding said performance.

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Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $40.00-50.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver’s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)
  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning
  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement
  • 401K
  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only
  • Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Vision Insurance Coverage
  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Direct Deposit
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

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