FPGA Designer in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The FPGA Designer is responsible for all aspects of FPGA code development within an embedded systems environment. The individual will perform activities including requirements definition, design implementation, simulation, testing and debug, document creation and at the most senior level, may provide architecture input, mentoring and team leadership.



RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Responsible for the design and development of new "System-on-FPGA" products as well as support of existing products




  • Concept development work with marketing, writing product specifications, test plans and VHDL/Verilog coding




  • Responsible for FPGA functional allocation, design, simulation, synthesis, and place & route




  • Support the layout of the card and the building and debug of prototypes




  • Support the card during environmental testing and entry into production



    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE




  • Experience with the design of large FPGAs and/or ASICs using Verilog or VHDL




  • Prior experience in high-speed digital design using state of the art microprocessors, high-speed memory devices (such as DDR3/QDR SRAMs) and multi-gigabit serial interfaces at 10Gigabits per Second -




  • Independent, self-motivated worker who needs minimal guidance




  • Knowledge of industry standard bus architectures such as, PCI-Express Gen 3, SRIO is an asset.




  • Understanding of VPX form factors is an asset.




  • Design experience with Xilinx Vivado is highly desirable.




  • Design experience with MicroSemi Libaro is an asset




  • Experience with both Hard and Soft Core IP inclusion and debug is required.




  • Experience with development tools for design capture, simulation, synthesis and debug. In particular experience with Xilinx ISE, EDK, PlanAhead, Modelsim and XST, Synplicity or Leonardo Spectrum is preferred




  • Experience with Mentor IO Designer and basic Signal Integrity understanding is desirable.




  • Basic software development experience using C and knowledge of System-Verilog, PERL or Tcl/Tk is a plus.



    EDUCATION




  • Minimum 4-8 years relevant industry experience.




  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering (or equivalent).



    This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).





Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact HR and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.