Sr. Electrical Engineer- Vhdl/Signal Processing

General Atomics San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID#: 20752BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Job Title: Sr. Electrical Engineer- VHDL/Signal Processing

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Job Summary

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Electrical Engineer- VHDL to join the GA-ASI: Mission Systems division, sitting in San Diego, CA (Rancho Bernardo/Poway).


  • The successful candidate with limited oversight, will be responsible for applying innovative approaches to resolving unusual or complex engineering problems, balancing aggressive schedules and state of the art technology developments.

  • The candidate must have a background in digital signal processing, FPGA design, digital and analog design methodologies, and must be able to do system level design and analysis.

  • The candidate will work with a team to develop and implement various data processing and signal processing algorithms.

  • The candidate will be responsible for determining annual and multiyear technical objectives for designated engineering systems or project(s)/program(s).

  • The candidate must represent the assigned systems or projects(s)/program(s) as a prime technical expert.

  • He/she will direct and allocate technical resources and professional staff to achieve these objectives.


The candidate must be proficient with the following tools and skillsets:

  • MATLAB, Simulink, Xilinx Tool flow, ModelSim

  • VHDL implementation of signal processing algorithms

  • C programming experience

  • Ability to work with complex algorithms model and implement in VHDL

  • Hardware printed circuit board design, fabrication and test

  • Logic design/simulation/synthesis, timing-analysis, device-debug/characterization

  • Setup simulation environment and assist in test bench development

  • Writing behavior models for memories & analog blocks such as ADC, DAC, PLL

  • Signal integrity analysis and design

  • High speed design including DDR2/DDR3, LVDS and multi-gigabit serial interfaces

  • Hardware integration and test

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; fifteen or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, thirteen or more years of experience with a masters degree, or ten or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

  • Demonstrates a detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice as well as project and/or program leadership including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established project deadlines or milestones.

  • Must posses the ability to contribute to the development of new concepts and principles; resolve unusually complex technical problems; serve as spokesperson on projects and/or programs; and be a technical expert in one or more areas of engineering.

  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective leadership interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DOD Security Clearance. Active Secret or Top Secret Clearance is preferred. Must be U.S. Citizen.

Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? Desired

Clearance Level Secret

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Sr. Electrical Engineer- Vhdl/Signal Processing

General Atomics