Careers

We believe that the key to building innovative technology is to carefully hire an exclusive workforce of naturally curious, life-long learners who are intrinsically motivated to have an impact on national-scale problems. Successful candidates must have a thorough understanding of how the technology works under the hood in order to be part of an innovative team that pushes the state of the art.

FPGA Developer

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and test FPGA SoC designs
  • Participate and/or lead architecture design and review process
  • Document FW/SW designs in formal requirements and specification documents
  • Develop custom RTL modules in VHDL for use in FPGA SoC designs
  • Develop embedded software in C for Microblaze, ARM, and Risc-V processors
  • Develop test plans and test software
  • Work with a team and individually to complete tasks
  • Distill complex technical concepts into clear and concise writing to support proposals for new opportunities
  • Contribute to new product ideas and proposals

Qualifications:

  • US citizenship required
  • Must be able to obtain a US security clearance; preference given to candidates with an active security clearance
  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 3-5 year of proven work experience in embedded software/firmware/rtl programming
  • Fluent in VHDL or Verilog hardware description languages
  • Fluent in C programming language
  • Demonstrated experience in hardware / software co-design
  • Fluent with Xilinx Vivado tool chain
  • Experience with bare metal and real-time operating systems (RTOS) software development
  • Strong understanding of computer architecture
  • Capable technical writer

Additional Desired Skills sets:

  • Working knowledge of applied cryptography
  • Experience in developing cyber security tools and technologies
  • Experience with hardware and software reverse engineering / anti-reverse engineering
  • Experience with CPU design preferably Risc-V or PowerPC
  • Experience with Linux software development
  • Experience with Linux kernel and driver development

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: Flexible. Preference given to applicants willing to work in Boise, Idaho or Dallas, Texas.

You’ll Get a Fair Shot: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send resumes to info@idahoscientific.com

Systems Security Architect

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advise customers on system security engineering processes, best practices and approvals process
  • Lead security architecture design and review process
  • Stay current with threat scenarios, vulnerabilities and countermeasure solutions
  • Develop demonstrations, test plans and test software, as needed
  • Be an individual contributor, as well as organize other subject matter experts to provide holistic systems security expertise
  • Provide security recommendations to relevant government and commercial standards, policies and procedures
  • Distill complex technical concepts into clear and concise writing to support proposals for new opportunities
  • Contribute to new product ideas and proposals

Qualifications:

  • US citizenship required
  • Must be able to obtain a US security clearance; preference given to candidates with an active security clearance
  • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline; Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred
  • Past performance in anti-tamper systems security design
  • Experience developing program protection plans for US weapons systems
  • Intimate knowledge of anti-tamper approval process from concept to approval for Direct Commercial Sale and Foreign Military Sale
  • Strong understanding of computer architecture
  • Advanced technical writing and editing skills
  • Must be highly creative and have experience interfacing directly with DOD customers
  • Familiarity with real-time/embedded operating systems (VXWorks) and FPGA/ASIC architecture fundamentals

Additional Desired Skills sets:

  • Working knowledge of applied cryptography
  • Experience in developing cyber security tools and technologies
  • Experience with software assurance, system integrity, trust strategies, supply chain exploitation methods and countermeasures and/or general vulnerability analysis
  • Experience with hardware and software reverse engineering / anti-reverse engineering
  • Experience with CPU design preferably Risc-V or PowerPC, Intel x86
  • Knowledge of Operating System architecture and design, Linux preferred

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: Flexible. Preference given to applicants willing to work in Boise, Idaho or Dallas, Texas.

You’ll Get a Fair Shot: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send resumes to info@idahoscientific.com

Director of Research & Development

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with business development to align company’s research and development strategy with market needs
  • The primary responsibility is to identify, propose, capture, and shepherd the right government sponsored R & D programs to achieve the company’s strategic vision
  • This role requires individual technical contribution, as well as technical leadership
    • Provide hands-on technical individual contributions to R & D programs
    • Facilitate the role of Principal Investigator on Government R & D programs
    • Lead technical proposals and be the primary author and editor for technical content in proposals for new opportunities
    • Oversee the maintenance of high quality, on-time, on-budget execution of world-class R&D programs
    • Lead a team to create and mature new and innovative product ideas
    • Set a culture that will attract and retain top tier talent
    • Convene and lead architecture design reviews
  • Maintain a stable pipeline of R&D opportunities

Qualifications:

  • US citizenship required
  • Strong preference given to candidates with an active US security clearance
  • 10+ years of research experience in roles with increasing responsibility
  • Mature knowledge regarding the state of the art in cyber security threats and defenses
  • Working knowledge of applied cryptography
  • Demonstrated technical leadership ability in R&D organizations
  • Evidence of primary authorship on technical publications and proposals
  • Experience assembling multi-disciplinary research teams to creatively address hard problems
  • Fluent in VHDL/Verilog, C/C++ and other languages
  • Experience in embedded software programming
  • Strong understanding of computer architecture
  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with embedded work experience; MS degree preferred
  • Ability to listen and thoughtfully consider others’ perspectives
  • Ability to be a kind, compassionate, accepting and empathic human being

Additional Desired Skills sets:

  • Knowledge of CPU architecture and design; Risc-V, PowerPC, Intel x86 preferred
  • Knowledge of Compiler architecture and design
  • Knowledge of Operating System architecture and design; Linux preferred
  • Experience in developing cyber security tools and technologies
  • Experience with hardware and software reverse engineering / anti-reverse engineering

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: Flexible. Preference given to applicants willing to work in Boise, Idaho or Dallas, Texas.

You’ll Get a Fair Shot: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send resumes to info@idahoscientific.com