Lockheed Martin FPGA Design/Developer in Louisville, Colorado

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Lockheed Martin invites you to step up to one of today’s most daunting arenas: leading the way forward in Cyber Security! As a Cyber Security innovator and leader at Lockheed Martin, you will drive the team to new heights and meet the challenges of the future.

Lockheed Martin in Colorado is seeking an Embedded Software developer to work on a cutting-edge team developing embedded systems solutions targeting problems related to (but not limited to) Cyber Security.

The Job:

As one of the largest defense contractors in the world, Lockheed Martin is responsible for developing embedded systems platforms in many exciting domains including satellites and avionics. This FPGA Design/Developer position provides the opportunity to get involved on the ground floor of an exciting new program designing and developing new software and hardware components to be integrated into the future F-35 embedded systems.

The ideal candidate for this position would have experience developing C/C++ software for embedded systems and FPGA cores using Verilog and/or VHDL. Candidates with only embedded software experience of FPGA development experience will also be considered. Involvement in all phases of software development is required, i.e. development of software requirements and design documents, project plans, software coding, testing, and training customers on the use of the project. The selected candidate will also likely be involved in various embedded and Cyber Security related research and development projects.

The Team:

The team appreciates and applies Agile development principles. The team splits its efforts between research and development projects and the customer-funded projects they spawn. Innovation and creative thinking is highly valued as is leadership and self-motivation. Keeping up with the latest methods, tools, and technologies is important to their success and as such most projects target the latest FPGA devices on the market. Training opportunities are often made available.

The Locale:

Littleton Colorado is a suburb of Denver Colorado. Located near the front range of the Rocky Mountains, the area is known for its 300 days of sunshine, thriving cultural scene, and natural beauty. The area offers nearly endless opportunities for nearby snow skiing, hiking, and nature viewing.

Basic Qualifications:

-FPGA development

-Scripting languages such as Bash and Python, etc

-Solid understanding of Linux

-Working with FPGAs

-A high level of self-motivation

Desired Skills:

-Active DoD Secret Clearance (or higher) highly preferred.

- A Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science is preferred for this position

-Experience with Xilinx tools

-VHDL or Verilog preferred

-HLS or packet processing FPGA development

-Excellent verbal and written communications skills

-Experience with embedded development environments and languages, debuggers, test equipment

-Schematic design experience preferred

-Candidate must be a self-starter

-Atlassian toolsuite experience a plus



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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