Job Type



30+ days ago


Carlisle, MA


Mid level and senior opening for Firmware Engineers responsible for designing, implementing, testing and maintaining Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) firmware for innovative space and airborne applications. Candidates will work closely with electrical engineers, software engineers and customers to deliver high quality products. Responsibilities will be to develop, integrate, test and maintain FPGA firmware for airborne and spaceflight applications; design and develop interfaces to sensors, avionics, and embedded peripheral devices; support system/payload level integration, test and operations; and to document, configure, and manage firmware products. Candidates must be US Citizens eligible for a security clearance. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 2+ years of firmware development experience in VHDL or Verilog
  • Strong Communication Skills


  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or 1-2+ Years Professional Experience
  • Experience with simulation, verification, and test of FPGA firmware and embedded systems
  • Experience developing and testing high reliability and fault tolerant FPGA firmware
  • Experience with industry standard communication protocols (e.g. SPI, I2C, RS-422, CAN, Spacewire, etc.)
  • Ability to Use Lab Equipment Such as Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, Protocol Analyzers, Power Supplies and Digital Multi-Meters.

Interested candidates submit resumes to

Assurance Technology Corporation (ATC) is a leader in the design and development of high technology electronics systems for the space and communications industries.  ATC has a successful history in space and ground systems research and development programs yielding advanced technology high reliability hardware and software as well as providing engineering and management consulting and high reliability test services.  ATC offers excellent benefits including company paid medical and dental insurance, a deferred profit sharing plan, and a 401(k) savings plan.  Our Massachusetts facilities are located northwest of Boston convenient to routes 2, 3, 128, and 495. Visit our website at

Assurance Technology Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer to include Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

About the Company

Assurance Technology Corporation

Established in 1969, Providing Space Systems Research and Development, and Reliability and Quality Assurance Consulting, First Units in Space in 1973 Steady Growth and Achievement Over the Past Forty Years, Applying Reliability, Quality and Systems Development Heritage to Space, Avionics and Ground Applications. Annual Sales in Excess of $80 Million with Approximately 350 Employees and Over 100,000 Square Feet of Facilities at Four Major Locations. ATC Facilities and Equipment Have Evolved Over a 40 Year History in Space, Avionics and Ground Systems Development for Over 100 Government and Civilian Customers These ATC State-Of-The-Art Facilities and Equipment Have Supported Over $1 Billion Dollars in Space/Aerospace Electronics Systems Development and Production ATC Facilities and Equipment Have a Demonstrated Ability to Support the Design, Development, Test, and Documentation of High Reliability Electronic Systems for Space, Avionics and Ground Systems

Company Size

100 to 499 employees


Aerospace and Defense