Embedded Engineer (Xilinx/Vivado experience)

Job Title

Embedded Engineer (Xilinx/Vivado experience)

Job Description

Scope
Your role will be as an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) Embedded Engineer - Embedded FPGA SoC lead responsible for mixed-signal devices for use in the medical industry for a Research Development team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following :

  • Provide critical technical expertise during all stages of product development.
  • Design, develop, test and debug FPGA code supporting battery powered digital and RF systems, sensors and digital interfaces.
  • Develop performance, power and thermal models to perform in-depth analysis of the proposed architecture and algorithms for efficiency, stability, and scalability of system resources
  • Support FPGA software standards for the wireless communication.
  • Generate FPGA requirements and translate them into product specifications.
  • Assess & integrate third-party developed IP and hardware

Requirements include :
  • BSEE/BSCE and at least 5 years of experience or MSEE/MSCE/ Ph.D. and 3+ years of industry experience required.
  • At least 3 years FPGA experience shipping a product, in Vivado + Revision Control, SysGen or C experience generating bit files, synthesis.
  • Able to get FPGA design pushed into FPGA.
  • Familiar with Xilinx tooling and MPSoC. RFSoC highly preferred.
  • At least 3 years of embedded FPGA development experience with commercial deployed products, preferably on mobile devices.
  • Deep understanding of FPGA software engineering principles, and core computer science fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of different computing architectures, i.e., ARM, x86 and the different flavors of SoC.
  • Fundamental facility with C and C++ coding, setup compilers, build and source code control tools for different operating systems.
  • Significant experience with Xilinx SOCs,Vivado tool chain including IP Integrator, Sysgen, PYNQ and model_composer.
  • Experience with prototyping, emulation systems, and virtual platforms.
  • Experience with hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets using an oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and JTAG.
  • Working knowledge of computer architecture with particular emphasis on the HW/SW interfaces.
  • Sound knowledge of any hardware description language (HDL).
  • Significant experience developing IP blocks using C++
  • Strong engineering documentation and writing skills
  • Expected to provide accurate forecasts of work effort and to communicate implementation risks and design trade-offs to peers and team members.
  • Work with a team on engineers for delivering multi-part product capabilities
  • Position requires a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and a team-oriented approach.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Desired Skills
  • Experience in developing Xilinx IP blocks using C++ and System Generator for DSP (SysGen).
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of scripting languages ( Python).
  • System-on-chip (SoC) experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Matlab and Simulink
  • Experience with embedded processor cores
  • Working knowledge of hardware technology, including RF/Microwave, High-speed digital, communication systems, memory, or mixed-signal.
  • Experience with wireless communication principles and protocols: 3GPP, 802.11 or Bluetooth a plus.
  • Experience with security and safety protocols would be regarded as an advantage
  • Familiarity with Scrum and Agile Software Development methodologies is a plus.

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