JOB ID: MD-0320-SZ02

Job Title: Hardware Design Engineer (HDE) Skill Level 0

Security Requirements: Top Secret with Full Scope Polygraph

Job Description:

  • Designs and tests new integrated circuits and hardware components for a wide variety of signal processing applications and research.

  • Designs, documents, and develops code (to include firmware) for digital signal processors or other programmable hardware devices such as Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and Field
    Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware.

  • Analyzes the function of existing integrated circuits and hardware components for the purpose of reverse engineering the hardware and firmware.

  • Conducts the necessary hardware engineering and related functions to modify and adapt
    vendor-manufactured hardware to meet special Government needs and contingencies.

Job Requirements:

  • Assist with designing new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing

  • Communicate with the other engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design and
    assure project completion. 

  • Conduct design analysis on components and/or assemblies to assist in the development process
    by ensuring designs are cost efficient, able to be manufactured, and reliable. 

  • Apply ASIC or FPGA place and route (P&R) tools with various libraries to create physical implementations of designs.

  • Develop and maintain documentation for the P&R design flows.

  • Assist with de-processing electronic compone


  • No demonstrated experience is required. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Five (5) years of hardware design engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.


Compensation will consist of a package including a base salary and complete benefits.


Job: Hardware Design Engineer (HDE) Skill Level 0

​Location: Ft. Meade/Annapolis JCTN, Maryland - USA
Schedule: Full-time

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