FPGA Engineer

  • location: Rolling Meadows, IL (remote)
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $130,000 - $140,000 per year

job description

FPGA Engineer

job summary:
Our client in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago is looking for a full-time FPGA Engineer. This person will be working on a project with 6 other individuals on PTP 450 and PTP 700, working on wireless PHY level change. Team of 4 people in Bangalore that they will also have to work cross functionally with. No off-hour offshore calls!

location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $130,000 - 140,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Contributions in all phases of product development lifecycle from conception through implementation of features, integration and test.
  • Document designs and interfaces
  • Design and Implement RF control algorithms.
  • Develop and Optimize RF PHY implementation
  • Refactor existing code to improve efficiencies with respect to Timing closure and Device Fit
  • Interact and coordinate with members of other engineering and production teams.
  • Assist with the diagnosis and resolution of customer problems.
Specific Knowledge/Skills

Required (Technical):

· Experience with design and analysis of static microwave wireless systems including:

· RF - MIMO and MU-MIMO OFDM Systems

· MAC - Familiarity with MAC layer design concepts

· PHY - FFT, Coding, Interleaving

  • Experience with FPGA development and debug tools

    • RTL design and simulation using Verilog and VHDL
    • SDC timing constraints
    • Design methods to obtain timing closure and fit
    • FPGA design tools such as Altera Quartus, TimeQuest, SignalTap, Xilinx Vivado
    • Simulator tools such as Aldec Riviera
  • Experience with SoC architectures such as Altera Cyclone V SoC and Xilinx Zynq
Required (Personal):

· strong analytical, problem solving and creative abilities

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· Interface with other Engineering teams (Hardware, System Test, Marketing, Documentation)


· Knowledge of networking protocols such as TCP/IP stack

· Knowledge of RF principles

· Experience with C programming

· Experience using Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyzer

· Experience of working under distributed version control (e.g. GIT or Mercurial)

· Experience of working in cross site, multinational teams

· Experience with scripting languages like TCL, Python, Linux Shells

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • FPGA
  • Wireless
  • PHY (3 years of experience is preferred)

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