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Cobham Aerospace Connectivity

Firmware Engineer

Cobham is seeking a Firmware Engineer that will be responsible for design, simulation, coding, and implementation of DSP and control algorithms in FPGAs for generating and decoding waveforms. This position will be part of a team developing a suite of commercial avionics communication and navigation equipment based on software defined radio methodologies.This position is located in Prescott, AZ. Key Responsibilities: High level knowledge of communications systems, modulation, demodulation, digital signal processing, discrete-time math, various waveforms; AM, FM, D8PSK, C4FM, PI/4DQPSK, etc. Design and simulate waveform generators and decoders with high level tools (e.g. MATLAB). Implement complex algorithms using FPGAs, adeptly handling placement, routing, and timing constraints. Work with a project team to resolve integration issues at board and system levels. Experienced with bench equipment; network/spectrum/vector analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc. Works to and supports schedules and metrics. Experience mentoring junior engineers. All other related duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements: BS EE or equivalent. Proficient in VHDL or Verilog. General knowledge of current FPGA technologies, have worked with a major suppliers products; Xilinx, Altera, Actel, Lattice, Atmel, etc. 5+ years of experience in radio development. This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a team developing product and board level requirements. Design experience of software defined tactical radios (preferred), and/or Com/Nav designs Experience with Requirement Management tools. Experience developing under FAA certification environment, e.g. DO-254. Knowledge of the following technologies/skills is a plus: P-25 system and C4FM/CQPSK modulation techniques. Tetra system and PI/4DQPSK modulation techniques. Radio navigation and communications standards; DME, ILS, VOR, GPS, etc. Mesh radio’s, WiFi, Codec, 3G/4G LTE.

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