Xeon + FPGA Design Engineer

Job Description

FPGAs connected to Xeon processors are driving the data center revolution, dramatically transforming the way we live, work, and play. As a Xeon FPGA Programmable Acceleration Design Engineer, you will have an integral role in designing and delivering innovative Xeon FPGA accelerator architectures with rich feature sets to deliver higher levels of performance, energy-efficiency and value that form the computing backbone of the connected world. In this position, you will be a member of the platform development team in Intel's Programmable Solutions Group PSG. You will be responsible for developing the FPGA platform logic connected to Xeon processors using Intel's latest FPGA technologies targeting server-oriented computing products. In this role all aspects of FPGA development including: developing platform FPGA features in RTL using Verilog / SystemVerilog, RTL simulation, logic optimization, synthesis, FPGA floorplanning, timing closure. A sound understanding of RTL and FPGA design practices is important. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following behaviors, Strong track record of taking initiative and drive projects to completion, strong communication skills and ability to influence and work across large teams.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or an equivalent field.
  • 5 years hands-on FPGA development experience including synthesis, placement, optimization and timing closure.
  • 5 years hands-on Verliog and/or SystemVerilog experience.
  • Experience with Intel/Altera Quartus II software or Xilinx ISE or Vivado.
  • Experience with interface and memory protocols such as PCIe, 10G/40G/100G Ethernet, and DDR4 helpful.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as TCL, Perl, or Python helpful.
  • Experience with device drivers helpful.

Inside this Business Group
The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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