Applications Engineer

San Francisco Peninsula , (none selected)

Posted: 02/25/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT Job Number: JOS000008474

This company is a privately held fabless corporation based in Santa Clara, California and offers high-performance FPGA solutions. The company’s history is one of pushing the boundaries in the high-performance FPGA market. The company’s offerings include programmable FPGA fabrics, discrete high-performance and high-density FPGAs with hardwired system-level blocks, data center and HPC hardware accelerator boards, and best-in-class EDA software supporting all company products. 

Position Profile Name: 

Sr. Applications Engineer 

Requisition No.: 

7800-1002 

Type of Position: 

Regular, Exempt 

Reports to: 

Sr. Director of Product Applications 

Location: 

Santa Clara, California 

  

  

Job Description/Responsibilities 

  • Provide support to customers worldwide, to resolve challenging technical issues and ensure successful integration of the company programmable logic solutions.  
  • Work with internal engineering teams to communicate feedback and issues and to drive improvement in customer support.  
  • Provide technical expertise in both a pre- and post-sales role to field teams and customers.  
  • Put together reference/demo designs, other technical collateral like user guides and application notes to showcase and document FPGA features to customers.  
  • Provide on-site support to customers as needed, for issues ranging from software set-up to benchmarking and silicon characterization.  
  • Help with bring-up efforts and debug by working closely with Engineering, building test cases for lab measurements and production test systems. 

Required Skills 

  • Solid understanding of FPGA/programmable logic architecture and design flows.  
  • Expertise in RTL definition using Verilog HDL; System Verilog and VHDL knowledge is also helpful.  
  • Strong logic design skills, synthesis, timing, place and route and simulation for FPGA flows. Experience with FPGA tools is a must-have.  
  • FPGA configuration, high-speed I/O interfaces, signal integrity, board and chip-level debug  
  • Knowledge of back-end (ASIC) implementation methodology, concepts and tools is a plus.  
  • Good communication and writing skills with ability to multi-task. 

Preferred Skills 

  • Fluency in Mandarin, and ability to translate from English to Mandarin is a plus. 

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE, CE or equivalent work experience  
  • 4 years experience working with FPGAs in an applications or system-level role  
  • Ability to work in the lab with test equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, logic analyzers etc.) 

 

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