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Electrical Engineer - FPGA


Position Details:

Job Description:

  • Thorough understanding of FPGA design process including requirements generation, preliminary design, peer reviews, detailed design, test plan generation, and integration and test.
  • Architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.
  • Perform architectural design-including block diagram, trade off studies and design reviews
  • Create self-checking and reusable test benches from scratch
  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.
  • Develop functional coverage models and close code coverage.
  • Creation of written test cases, procedures and results,
  • Integrate with HW/software supporting lab integration and complete testing/qualification of a deliverable system.
  • Support board level FPGA integration
  • Lead detailed design reviews

Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in electrical/computer engineering and 4+ years of professional relevant experience, OR, a Masters in electrical/computer engineering and 2+ years of professional relevant experience.
  • VHDL
  • Verilog
  • MATLAB fixed-point modeling
  • Experience with hand coded implementations, above and beyond incorporating vendor COTS IP
  • Testbench development for the verification of RTL blocks
  • Proficiency using FPGA simulation and synthesis tools (e.g. Questasim, Synplify, Modelsim, Xilinx ISE and Vivado)
  • Familiarity with chip-level verification techniques and languages (e.g. constrained random, functional coverage, SystemVerilog)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, as part of a team of engineers with a variety of skills and backgrounds, and a project with a firm schedule and frequent milestones
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to document and present work status

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience verifying ASICs / FPGAs.
  • 2+ years of experience in ASIC / FPGA verification using C/C++ and/or System Verilog.
  • 1+ years of experience with building and setting up scalable simulation/verification environments.
  • Experience with and understanding of Altera and/or Xilinx FPGA architectures.
  • Thorough understanding of the Vivado and/or Quartus tool suite.
  • Proficiency with hardware verification languages: System Verilog, System Verilog Assertions.
  • Revision Control Systems: svn, git.
  • Proficient in Linux Environments.
  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces (DDRx).
  • Familiarity with test scoping for complex designs, code coverage, functional coverage, assertions.
  • Ability to focus on finding design issues, corner cases and out of box ideas to make designs more robust.
  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet).
  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.
  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422.
  • FPGA lab validation with lab equipment (e.g Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers).
  • Experience with requirements management tool and change management tool (e.g. Jira).
  • Experience with Unix, scripting C, Python, bash/csh, etc.
  • Experience with embedded System-On-Chip technologies, radio systems development

 Security Clearance:

Please be aware that this position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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