Senior FPGA Engineer


Alameda CA


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Job ID: EB-1157928934
Category: Technology
Location: Alameda, CA

The Senior FPGA Engineer will fulfill a key role in our team which develops sophisticated, industry leading video and network processing products by developing embedded FPGA IP and subsystems for our next generation of products. Use your FPGA design experience to specify, design and integrate functionality, performance and security against specifications for subsystem, board and box-level products that are rich in video, signal processing and control functionality.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Develop high performance video and graphics products using off-the-shelf video interface and processing ICs; digital, analog and fiber interfaces; embedded FPGA IP (processors, video processing, host interfaces); and high speed interface design including DDR3/4.
  • Participate in system architectural design; generate board level micro-architecture; write specifications; determine system & unit test requirements; hold specification & design reviews.
  • Prioritize, schedule, track, and coordinate the development, verification and release of your design work with other project team members and project managers.
  • Verify hardware functionality both in your own test environment as well as in conjunction with the rest of the project team and system test engineers.
  • Effectively communicate ideas, objectives and plans both internally and outside the Hardware team, including presentations to company management.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by manager.

What You Need:

  • Strong FPGA design skills including experience with Xilinx tool flows with Verilog & VHDL.
  • Strong Petalinux skills, including hardware interface, device trees and firmware driver configuration.
  • Familiarity with analog and digital video standards and protocols.
  • Proficient with high speed design techniques with clocks ranging from 165 MHz to over 3 GHz, including parasitic and timing extraction using Hyperlinx.
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills, including hands-on familiarity with analog & digital oscilloscopes and logic analyzers.
  • Strong working knowledge of high performance video design techniques including designs with converters, scalers, drivers, high-speed memory (DDR3/4), microprocessor subsystems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to lead and work closely with others in a small team environment.


  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in design of FPGA for Audio/Video products.
  • 5+ years of experience with Xilinx and specifically Ultrascale+ devices and tools.
  • 3+ years of experience with Petalinux.
  • Demonstrated successful project integration with firmware engineering.
  • Experience integrating FPGA/firmware implementations.
  • Experience with high speed I/O (PCIe, Ethernet, HDMI, DisplayPort etc).

Education and training:

  • BSEE degree or equivalent experience

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