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 Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets.
The West Hartford location is seeking an 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)


All Positions at Triumph Engine Control Systems require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.


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