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Hardware Engineer (Mid-Level)

Huntsville, AL, USA

Job Type

Full Time

job description:

Invariant Corporation is seeking a full-time, talented, and motivated mid-to-senior-level hardware engineer who is experienced in RTL design for ASICs and FPGAs. The ideal candidate will also be knowledgeable in ASIC fabrication, packaging, and testing processes. This position will work in a hands-on laboratory environment on a variety of technical projects related to microelectronics system design and analysis.


  • Contribute to FPGA/ASIC design projects, many of which will involve hardware security

  • Assess and convey standards for FPGA/ASIC design, fabrication, and testing

  • Evaluate processes to determine if requirements have been met

  • Provide support at customer facilities and collaborate with system security engineering team members

  • Review standards and convey requirements

  • Analyze and assess processes to determine if requirements have been met

  • Interface with broad range of audiences and conduct technical meetings


Our philosophy that a company could be both dedicated to fostering a pro-employee work atmosphere and maintain an unwavering commitment to excellence by providing the highest quality of achievement in service to their customer.


Candidate must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field and five (5) years of relevant experience. Additional education may substitute for the experience requirement on a case-by-case basis.

  • Three (3) or more years of educational and/or work experience in ASIC design

  • Five (5) or more years of work experience as a Hardware Engineer

  • Experience with register-transfer level (RTL) design and verification

  • Experience with hardware circuits, specifically Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA)

  • Knowledgeable in microelectronics system design and analysis processes

  • Strong documentation skills


  • Knowledgeable in ASIC fabrication, packaging, and testing processes

  • Experience with implementing ASIC and/or FPGA security requirements

  • Knowledgeable in FPGA design

  • Project management experience


  • Obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance or Secret Clearance with PR within 6 years

  • Travel, up to 10%, may be required depending on project requirements

  • Work well in a small, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment with co-workers, management, and clients

  • Demonstrate innovation, quick learning, excellent communication skills, and adaptive thinking

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Make rational decisions and exercise good judgment


  • Office, Lab, and field environment

  • Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing

  • Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and clients


  • Sitting for extended periods of time at desk, in telecoms/meetings with peers, management (90%)

  • Ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at customer worksites and Invariant facilities (10%)


If you are interested in employment opportunities with Invariant, please use the APPLY NOW button and attach your resume or send by fax to 256.881.1812. Be sure to include the title of the position in your email. We’d love to hear from you!

About the Company

Invariant Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - minorities/males/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. Invariant is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer Workplace Posters

This position is expected to be performed only in the state of Alabama. Subject to the provisions of Code of Alabama 40-18-370, the Company shall give good faith consideration to Alabama residents for employment at the Project.

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