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Staff FPGA Engineer

True Anomaly

True Anomaly

Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

A new space race has begun. True Anomaly seeks those with the talent and ambition to build innovative technology that solves the next generation of engineering, manufacturing, and operational challenges for space security and sustainability.


The peaceful use of space is essential for continued prosperity on Earth—from communications and finance to navigation and logistics. True Anomaly builds innovative technology at the intersection of spacecraft, software, and AI to enhance the capabilities of the U.S., its allies, and commercial partners. We safeguard global security by ensuring space access and sustainability for all.


  • Be the offset. We create asymmetric advantages with creativity and ingenuity
  • What would it take? We challenge assumptions to deliver ambitious results
  • It’s the people. Our team is our competitive advantage and we are better together


We are revolutionizing spacecraft power systems and are looking for a candidate with a passion for electronics and new technologies. In this role you will develop new spacecraft FPGAs from concept through flight production supporting multiple flight products. You will gain experience at every phase of the spacecraft program including design, analysis, manufacturing, test, and flight. The company culture is one of innovation and speed, so if you are looking for a place that allows you to reach your full potential, this is the job to consider.


  • Design FPGA core functions, digital and analog I/O, and high-performance processing capabilities
  • Estimate and maintain inputs to development and production schedule and status reports
  • Collaborate with other mechanical, thermal, electrical, firmware, and software engineers to ensure the best product is delivered.
  • Drive improvements to minimize cost and schedule while maximizing reliability and capability


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • 5+ years of professional experience designing and delivering electrical hardware
  • Demonstrated experience in FPGA bare metal development
  • Demonstrated experience with FPGA firmware development
  • Demonstrated experience with register transfer level (RTL) and gate level development
  • Familiarity with common bus protocols such as USB, MIPI CSI2, SPI, I2C, CAN, RS232, RS485, ethernet etc.
  • High FPGA programming skills, Verilog synthesizable programming- Verilog, System Verilog, VHDL
  • Demonstrated experience with FPGA development tools such as Vitis and Vivado
  • Experience with embedded Linux kernel driver development
  • Proficiency in Python and C/C++
  • Ability to read and understand hardware circuit schematics
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with little input on requirements or management oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • 8+ years experience developing and/or producing FPGA based electronics for space applications
  • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and verifying signal processing algorithms targeting FPGA-based development platforms
  • Familiarity with UVM and System Verilog; ability to architect and build verification environments
  • Demonstrated experience in precision circuit timing
  • Demonstrated experience with electrical engineering tools such as LT Spice and Altium
  • Passion for the space industry


  • Base Salary: $180,000-$240,000
  • Equity + Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, HRA/HSA options, PTO and paid holidays, 401K, Parental Leave


  • Work Location—Successful candidates will be located near Denver or Colorado Springs. While we observe a hybrid work environment, some work must be done on site.
  • Work environment—the work environment; temperature, noise level, inside or outside, or other factors that will affect the person's working conditions while performing the job.
  • Physical demands—the physical demands of the job, including bending, sitting, lifting and driving.

This position will be open until it is successfully filled. To submit your application, please follow the directions below. #LI-Hybrid

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

We value diversity of experience, knowledge, backgrounds and perspectives and harness these qualities to create extraordinary impact. True Anomaly is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, maternity or related condition (including breastfeeding) or any other basis as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.