Triumph Group

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FPGA/PLD Digital Design Engineer

FPGA/PLD Digital Design Engineer

Requisition Number 
US-CT-West Hartford
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Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Engineering - All
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Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems, and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So, whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
Triumph Integrated Systems provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs. 
Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph Electrons and Controls employs approximately 500 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include specializing in the design, development, certification, manufacture and repair of fuel pumps, fuel metering units, fuel controls and electronic engine control systems for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft servicing military, commercial, regional and business jet market segments.
We are currently seeking an experienced FPGA/PLD Digital Design Engineer. Our Design Engineers develop custom solutions for a variety of Electronic Engine Control applications used to perform actuator controls, motor controls, mechanical sensor interfacing, fuel regulation, digital communication, programmable logic design, and input power conditioning, to name a few.

The FPGA/PLD Digital Design Engineer will interact with various engineers across multiple disciplines within Triumph, including Electrical, Systems, Software, Mechanical & Packaging, Project and Program Management, as well as external compliance officers including Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) or Organizational Delegation Authorities (ODAs).


  • execute various technical aspects of a given program while ensuring that cost and schedule objectives are being met. 
  • Collaborate with other cross-functional team leads and engineers to plan and execute projects
  • Ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical requirements, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively;
  • Able to establish realistic estimates for completing tasks or projects, to meet customer and internal deliverables.
  • Perform requirements development, allocation and compliance assessment
  • Generate block diagrams for various design concepts and circuit topologies
  • Perform preliminary and detailed analyses/simulations on either Analog or Digital Interfaces
  • Ensure overall compliance to TECS internal processes (e.g. NPI, Standard Work, Design Reviews)
  • Meet or exceed DFx, Design-To-Cost and Design-To-Weight targets
  • Support internal and external customer meetings
  • Perform Design Assurance and/or Qualification Testing
  • Support the transition of a program from development to production



  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering required; MSEE preferred.
  • 3+ years of related, relevant FPGA/PLD design experience; within an aerospace company a plus.      
  • Concentration - FPGA/PLD Digital Circuit design focus, with knowledge of Analog interfacing
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Excellent Troubleshooting and Problem Solving Skills.
  • Experience with designing Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC), Programmable Logic Devices (PLD), Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and other Complex Electronic Hardware (CEH) is required.
  • Knowledge of RTCA DO-254 Standard for Airborne Electronic Systems is recommended.
  • Able to use various CAD tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics-DxDesigner, PADs 9.X thru VX, Hyperlinx, etc.).
  • Must be able to generate various documents related to requirements, design, validation, plans and procedures as well as be able to author technical reports.
  • Prior experience with lab equipment including meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, programmers, and data acquisition systems.
  • Must have authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.
  • Modelling & Simulation Tools (LTSpice, Intusoft, MathWorks/Simulink, Hyperlinx)
  • Actel, Xilinx, Altera based PLDs Design & Simulation Tools
  • Analysis Tools (Mathcad, MS Excel, Minitab, Matlab)
  • Documentation Tools (MS Word/PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe, Nuance)
  • Requirements & Configuration Management (Synnergy, Omnify, DOORs)
  • Programming (Labview, Visual Basic, eTPU micro-code)
  • Schedule Tracking (MS Project)