Hardware Design Engineer
Role: Reporting to the Electronics Design Manager, the selected applicant will be responsible for leading a team in spearheading the development of a new hardware platform that will be part of a high speed data acquisition system.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Architect and design system hardware that enables Gigascale integration (data delivery, bandwidth, and more) such as PCIe, XAUI, etc.
- Select hardware to assure compliance with specifications and product requirements.
- Test and verify hardware, and support peripherals to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements.
- Simulate, debug, and characterize high-speed FPGA-to-FPGA systems
- Communicate design requirements to other team members, including firmware and PCB designers.
- Bachelorís degree or higher in Computer Hardware or Electrical Engineering, with at least 7 years of experience in digital hardware design
- Experience in high-speed digital design, signal integrity, and PCB routing techniques
- Experience in VHDL coding and advanced FPGA implementation
- Knowledge of C and C++
- Experience with complex, high-speed processors, peripheral boards, and system architecture development
- Demonstration of successful prior hardware designs, including high-speed serial interfaces at speeds of 2 Gbps or higher, memory interfaces, and communication interfaces (including Gigabit Ethernet, USB, SPI, UART, etc.)
- Proven ability to lead a team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to relate to all levels of staff and work collaboratively within cross-functional teams towards achievement of technology objectives
- Sense of urgency
- Adaptable and flexible
- Assets include experience with:
- FPGA design implementing SerDes (either PCIe, Aurora, or both)
- XAUI and Gigabit Ethernet
- PCIe x4 with DMA support, such as Bridges and Xilinx IPs.
Interested applicants may send their resume to: email@example.com.
Committed to employment equity, Optech Incorporated encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.