Field Application Engineer

Job Description

Conceive, design, develop and test a wide range of applications leveraging our patented CoreFire FPGA Design Suite and targeting our industry-leading COTS FPGA computing products. Your responsibilities will often span from application conception through application deployment, including working with the sales team to win programs, working with customers to enumerate and understand requirements, architecting a robust system based on requirements, designing and implementing customer algorithms using our CoreFire FPGA Design Suite and C/Java/Matlab, testing implementations and systems using COTS FPGA computing products, and aiding with the integration of deployed systems.  You will have the opportunity to work on a wide-ranging set of exciting customer and internal applications, implementing cutting-edge algorithms using industry-leading FPGA products with analog and digital acquisition/transmission technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support customers during both the sales and post-sales processes
  • Deliver technical presentations and CoreFire Next product demonstrations
  • Assist customers with hardware and software installation
  • Respond to customer questions
  • Communicate market trends and competitive information to Annapolis
  • Participate in trade shows
  • Author technical articles or documents to support marketing
  • Manage and support customer applications and programs internal to Annapolis Micro Systems.
  • Travel to customer sites and corporate headquarters in Annapolis, MD


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or other relevant fields.  Master's preferred
  • Has received, or are willing to receive, the COVID-19 vaccine
  • In-depth knowledge of DSP, data acquisition, or computational intensive applications
  • 3-5 years’ applications engineering experience in relevant field
  • MatLab and/or other simulation tools experience
  • Strong programming skills with C/C++ required and Java optional
  • Knowledge of Xilinx and Intel FPGAs, EDA design tools, and architectures
  • System integration experience in VPX, VME, PCI
  • Hands-on system experience with Windows, Linux, VxWorks
  • Experience dealing with large government integrators, contractors, agencies, and labs
  • US Citizenship
  • Clearance (any level) a plus