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Jacobs Mid Level Digital Design Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland

Mid Level Digital Design Engineer


TheApplicant for this position will be responsible for producing high speeddigital design using TTL Logic, CMOS, PAL's, PLD's, DSP, Analog, Telecom, andSensor Interfaces. Performing circuits and systems simulation, prototyping,layout & fabrication. Working with analog detectors (IR, CCD), temperaturesensors, flow sensors, accelerometers, and other types of sensors. Designing digital,analog, clocking and power circuitry with high speed, high performance analogconverters (ADC). Designing filters andamplifier circuits. Understand andanalyze system level design requirements. Interpret design specifications and performschematics capture.

Generating and maintaining BOM. Interfacing with CPLDsand/or FPGAs. Preparing Interface Control Documents. Testing and qualifyingprototype boards. Characterizing analog performance (SNR, SFDR, Crosstalk,etc...). Integrating hardware in Aerospace instruments. Review existingpublications, literature, conference proceedings to investigate solutions torequirements. Work within team to design and simulate viable circuits. Supportcircuit layout and post-layout simulation. Prepare and participate in designreviews. Develop verification plans for design work. Validate circuitperformance in test laboratory facilities. Diagnose problems and formulaterework or redesign solution.


Bachelorsof Science degree in a related STEM discipline; Electrical Engineering, orComputer Engineering from an accredited college preferred. Excellentunderstanding of analog and digital electronics is required. Minimum of 10 years relevant Space flight / Astronauticalaerospace Industry engineering experience, focused on architecting, designing,implementing, and testing digital signal processing subsystems. Experience withhigh-speed mixed signal circuit card design and/or high-density, high-speeddigital circuit card design. Experience creating and reviewing engineeringdocumentation – design specifications, schematics, bills of materials, PCBs,and test plans/procedures. Experiencewith PCB assembly and test procedures. Experience with FPGAs and/or embedded processors. Demonstratedexperience managing and presenting technical data to stakeholders and customersin design reviews and technical interchange meetings. Experience designing withXilinx and/or Altera FPGAs. Knowledge of FPGA design implementation with VHDLdesign language. Strong understanding of digital circuits / systems performancecharacteristics. Knowledge of hardwarecommunication standards, e.g. UART, RS232, RS422, SPI, I2C, Ethernet, USB, PCI-Express,SATA, MIPI, LVDS, Display Port, HDMI, etc. Experience with CAD tools such asOrCAD, Allegro, Altium, PADS, etc.

Demonstrated experience in high speed digital productdesign, development and testing. Should have experience with high speeddifferential lines and serial interfaces technical starndards and electricalcharacteristics. Should have experiencedesigning with high speed, high performance ADC for communications applications.Demonstrated experience analyzing digital signal processing performancecharacteristics, collaborating with an engineering team in the correction ofproblems and Leading efforts to develop, integrate, characterize, and testdevices. Experience working in a fastpaced facility engineering environment.

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Primary Location United States-Maryland-Greenbelt-20313-ESES

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: PFO0001LG