UIC Alaska

Electronics Engineer (FPGA / DSP)

Position Type
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Bowhead seeks new team members in their support to the Navy’s Hypersonics and Weapons Systems Munitions Integration division. Bowhead seeks engineers with Field Programmable Gate Array / Digital Signal Processing / C design and programming experience to support the development of embedded real-time critical application design.


  • Work with engineering team to develop DSP models.
  • Integrate models into a C code-base for use in embedded chipsets (FPGA/ARM).
  • Provide software development, integration, modification, production and maintenance of signal processing models.
  • Work closely across software engineers to develop and test rapid prototype systems using an in a rapid prototyping environment.
  • Support and develop test procedures to test system functionality and generate software troubleshoot reports.
  • Prepare documentation and support configuration management guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated experience in embedded system experience; a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline is preferred.
  • Experience with C/C++ programming performing software design, coding and compilation of code; and computer systems or software integration is a requirement.
  • Experience with embedded systems / processors is a requirement.
  • Experience with VHDL/Verilog and HTML is a plus.
  • Experience with MATLAB is a plus.
  • Experience in DSP with SATCOM and Cellular signals a plus.
  • Experience related to weapons systems and/or Navy programs preferred.
  • Experience with Git and Jira/Confluence, or equivalent applications preferred. Experience conducting unit testing preferred.
  • Continuous Integration experience including code coverage, static/dynamic analysis, and automated build processes preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and interface professionally with other government agencies, contractors, military personnel.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically



SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance at the Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042:  Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.




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