AASKI Technology

  • Firmware Software Engineer

    Job Location US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/31/2018 10:26 AM)
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  • Overview

    AASKI Technology is a dynamic government services and solutions provider to multi-faceted Military and Commercial sectors. By creating a highly stable work environment centered on fulfilling our customers’ needs, AASKI fosters a challenging work environment for its employees. 


    US Citizenship and the ability to maintain a DoD security clearance required.


    The candidate will design and update existing VHDL code bases containing a high degree of FPGA resource utilization. Create and run simulation test environments for FPGA verification. Employee scripting techniques for batch executions of FPGA build and simulation runs. Use lab equipment such as Signal Generators and Spectrum Analyzers to test the functional behaviors of the Duke System (counter radio controlled IED system). Understand, design, and integrate novel digital signal processing and radio frequency signal generation logic to generate electronic warfare techniques. Interface with collocated teams to implement novel jamming techniques based on simulated data or research (e.g., academia, MATLAB/SIMULINK) into necessary VHDL architecture and design. Interface with collocated teams to implement system changes to improve system compatibility with Blue Force systems while maintaining jamming effectiveness. Develop firmware requirements to implement proposed algorithms for signal processing, signal generation, and improved system functionality. Develop and modify VHDL designs to applicable coding and configuration management processes and standards, to include traceability to specifications. Prepare, maintain, and update relevant system baseline documentation. Perform independent reviews of deliverables produced by others (e.g., specifications, source code, compiled firmware, test benches, verification plans, technical reports, etc.). Generate documentation detailing direct system operation. Design unit, integration, and system level tests to applicable processes to verify compliance of VHDL products and FPGA implementation to specifications.


    • Active Secret security clearance required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering required
    • 5+ years FPGA/VHDL design experience required
    • Specific experience in firmware development for Xilinx FPGA products required
    • Experience with synthesis tools required, Simplicity preferred
    • Experience with simulation tools such as Active-HDL (Aldec) and ModelSim/QuestaSim (Mentor) required
    • Some experience with scripts required
    • Some Digital Signal Processing (DSP) experience required
    • Some experience using lab equipment for testing Wireless/RF required
    • Strong Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Ability to follow security rules
    • Up to 25% travel required to CONUS locations to participate in technical reviews, training, and testing

    AASKI provides an excellent package of comprehensive benefits for full-time employees beginning the first day of employment.

    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
    • 10 Paid Holidays; 3 weeks Paid Time Off.
    • 401k Retirement Plan with employer match.
    • Life Insurance and AD&D; Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D.
    • Long and Short Term Disability.
    • Flexible Spending Account.
    • Discounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & Auto.
    • And more!

    Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 project/business environment a plus for all open positions. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Security clearance required. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Solicitations/Advertisements for Employees shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their veteran status or on the basis of disability. All employees of the Company are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

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