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FPGA Engineer at NASA ARC

Company: Metis Technology Solutions Inc
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: Bring your expertise to a highly innovative small business providing high-end solutions to NASA, where you can join a dedicated team of scientists and engineers helping make a difference to the future of space and aeronautics applications and exploration. Let Metis put your skills to work for Ames Research Center (ARC), one of NASA---s leading centers engaged in foundational research and exploration for a wide variety of space and aeronautics projects and missions. Here is a sample of the types of projects Metis engineers work on at ARC: Smallsat and cubesat missions such as PACE, HelioSwarm, and BioSentinel VIPER, a robotic rover that will find and map water ice resources on the Moon---s South Pole Mission Design Center (MDC) mission design and orbital mechanics support for early concept definition of a broad range of satellite missions, including Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Geosynchronous (GEO) orbits up to lunar, Mars, and deep space missions. Develop plans, tools, and processes to define new and innovative orbital trajectories for a variety of small satellites. Multi Mission Operations Center (MMOC) support for a variety of spaceflight missions Project management support to the Flight Opportunities Program (FOP) to facilitate rapid demonstration of promising technologies for space exploration, discovery, and the expansion of space commerce through suborbital testing with industry providers. Hardware prototyping and development, engineering services for space system hardware/software development and in-flight operations on ISS and ground data system, mission Safety Data Packages and Flight Certification packages The position of FPGA Engineer will apply your skills to develop embedded systems solutions on future spacecraft that will make a difference. We are looking for someone to join our team who has the following: Ability to recognize potential embedded solutions to complex system-level problems Very familiar with processor peripheral communications (UART, SPI, I2C, DMA, etc.) Able to work hands-on with hardware in a lab environment and familiar with FPGA debug methodologies Exceptional communication skills The candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills and be able to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities to meet deadlines on projects. Be prompt and responsive to customer requests and produce quality results in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability to resolve issues in an efficient, clear, and concise manner. Interface effectively with internal and external customers. Work as part of a team and also independently supporting the Engineering organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor---s degree in a technical or engineering field with at least 5 years of experience. Required Skills and knowledge : Strong proficiency in VHDL and C/C++ programming languages Experience with Xilinx design tools & processor family and/or Microchip design tools & processor family Preferred experience with Xilinx Zynq 7000 Series and Microchip ProASIC3 / PolarFire devices LOCATION : NASA Ames, Mountain View, CA Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Requires a NASA background check Equal Opportunity Employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

Keywords: Metis Technology Solutions Inc, Mountain View , FPGA Engineer at NASA ARC, Engineering , Mountain View, California

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