Senior Hardware Engineer
Abaco Systems
Austin, TX

About $76,000 - $100,000 a year

Abaco Systems is an acknowledged leader in rugged embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death.
We’re growing fast: we’ve added substantially to our organization in roles across the board – and that expansion will continue. We’re also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success.

Design, develop, and support next-generation FPGA and RF products in an exciting high growth market. The fast-paced Abaco RF&DSP team develops leading-edge ruggedized ADC, DAC, and digital signal processing products as part of a global company providing turnkey and off the shelf solutions for the defense and science industries. New challenges arise every day that require sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. Join us in a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation.

“We are looking for highly motivated Engineers with excellent learning, design, and problem-solving skills, to design, deploy, and support our market -eading products. You will engage in a collaborative, rapidly-changing environment to support groundbreaking new technologies. In this position, you will focus on designing cutting edge Printed Circuit Boards with latest Xilinx FPGA technology for our portfolio of FPGA based products. This position provides excellent learning opportunities in growth in design and development.”

The applicant for this position will be responsible for:
Leading and collaborating with a team of FPGA designers, Software engineers, and test development.
Identifying product requirements.
Scoping project effort and stay on schedule.
Risk assessment and mitigation.
Design power supply, digital circuitry with high speed, high-performance Xilinx FPGAs and latest DDR SDRAM and Flash memory technology.
Specifications and schematics capture.
Signal Integrity requirements and report evaluations.
Layout constraints, guidance, and review.
Generating and maintaining BOM.
Testing and qualifying prototype boards.
Other duties as assigned.

Master's or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
5 years of relevant Printed Circuit Board design experience.
Should have experience with high-speed differential lines and serial interfaces.
Should have experience designing boards with FPGAs (Xilinx UltraScale / HBM / RFSoC).
Strong in understanding high speed signaling and signal integrity.
Excellent understanding of digital electronics is required.
Fluency in Mentor Graphics Xpedition DxDesigner is required
Ability to design FPGA/CPLD logic in VHDL is a plus.
Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident

At Abaco, we know that our people are our strength. We’re a team with a common goal – and we’re passionate about what we do, innovative, and open-minded. We’re not just given responsibility – we’re actively encouraged to make things happen. Oh, and – we have fun. If that sounds like your kind of organization – why not join us?

Abaco Systems prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.