Senior Advanced ASIC FPGA Verification Engineer (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience.


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking a Senior Adv Verification Engineer to join our ASIC/FPGA team. Qualified applicant will become part of the Trusted Space Solutions, which specializes in satellite payloads for a diverse set of mission needs.

Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced they're often classified. That's what you'll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here you'll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, it's time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

Utilizing your exceptional communication skills to lead small teams to successful project completion, you'll be responsible for the definition, design, verification and documentation for ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) and/or FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) developments. You'll determine the architecture, system simulation and detailed design approach, evaluate process flow, create test simulation plans and verify test results. It's a challenge that will put your talent in the spotlight.

Key Responsibilities:

The individual will be responsible for and participate in the ASIC/FPGA verification life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, and final test). Must be knowledgeable in Verilog RTL coding and be proficient with Universal Verification Methodology (UVM).

This candidate must have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the different teams as required to accomplish the verification goals. Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Qualifications for Senior Advanced ASIC/FPGA Verification Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience (8+ years with an MS)
  • Eight to ten years of experience leading/managing verification of FPGA/ASICSs
    • Development of verification matrix to ensure coverage of requirements
    • Defining regression test suits
    • Managing regression simulations
    • Tracking and resolving design bugs
  • Eight to ten years of experience using System Verilog for verification
    • Developing and applying System Verilog Assertions (SVA) within an assertion-based verification strategy
    • Developing functional coverage (covergroups, cover points) to measure test effectiveness
    • Developing random constraints to guide constrained random simulations
    • Experienced with Direct Programming Interface (DPI)
  • Five or more years of experience with Open Verification Methodology (OVM, Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) or Verification Methodology Manual (VMM). UVM is preferred.
    • Experienced with developing testbench infrastructure (agents, drivers, monitors, interfaces, scoreboards, environments, etc.)
    • Thoroughly familiar with communication between static (module-based) and dynamic (class-based) components within a test environment
    • Experienced with test/stimulus development using transactions, sequences and sequencers


Target salary range: USD $138,400.00/Yr. - USD $153,600.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
More Information on General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA, Hanover, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Anapolis Junction, MD, Florham Park, NJ, Pittsfield, MA, Taunton, MA, Dedham, MA, Greensboro, NC, McLeansville, NC, Marion, VA, Orlando, FL, Huntsville, AL, Bloomington, MN, San Antonio, TX, Scottsdale, AZ, El Segundo, CA, San Jose, CA and Quincy, MA. General Dynamics Mission Systems was founded in 1952. It has 8438 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 104 open jobs at General Dynamics Mission Systems, click here.
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