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Digital Prospectors VHDL Engineer - Active Clearance Required in Lexington, Massachusetts

VHDL Engineer - Active Clearance Required

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Steve Merriman (

Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: VHDL Engineer

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

*Applicants must possess an active Security Clearance without incident for access to classified information.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Our client’s Advanced RF Techniques and Systems Group leads efforts in spectrum operations to develop multifunction RF systems and technologies. Work is focused on robust and special communications, array-based communications signal processing, and communications-related sensing. The group is looking for an individual with skills in Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) firmware development who can support VHDL work across a variety of communications related programs and efforts.

The engineer will perform two primary functions in support of internal technical staff:

1) Write VHDL code to specifications provided by Staff developing and maintaining satellite terminals and data collection systems and

2) Provide support to the staff to resolve issues identified during the integration and testing process. These activities are critical to the success of the Group’s development efforts on multiple ongoing programs.


The candidate will develop customized VHDL code which must execute advanced signal processing algorithms at rates beyond those of standard commercial practices. This means the VHDL developer must be intimately familiar with the architectures and tools used for code development. The tools used by Group 62 include the ModelSim (a VHDL Verilog simulator), ISE (a synthesis tool for Xilinx FPGAs), Quartus (an FPGA synthesis tool for Altera FPGAs), and Synopsis Simplify (a synthesis tool for other FPGAs).

Demonstration of strong communication skills, both oral and written, is required. The candidate must be willing to work in a team environment.

This candidate must be able to work side by side with hardware developers, RF engineers, mechanical designers, and others.


MS plus 8 years minimum experience is required.


Experience with communication theory and communication system design will be considered favorably.

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700