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Job ID: R10009690
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
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Job Type: Conversion

High Level Synthesis Applications Engineer

Job Description

Intel PSG is seeking a highly motivated, hands-on High Level Design (HLD)/High Level Synthesis Application Engineer to develop, test, support and optimize computational algorithms on Altera platforms. As an High Level Synthesis Applications Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the Altera sales teams for major accounts by providing technical expertise and guidance in FPGA High Level Design (HLD) methodologies and optimization tools.

In this role, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide technical support for Intel’s High Level Synthesis customer issues and, if needed, orchestrate other resources in order to fully resolve customer issues and queries
  • Develop highly optimized HLS implementations of computational algorithms on FPGAs
  • Profile and optimize customer designs
  • Present Intel HLS development flow, software ecosystem and embedded processing capabilities showing Intel’s advantages in project discussions, public seminars and customer winning proposals
  • Anticipate future customer requirements in order to contribute to product planning and definition of product enhancements
  • Remain informed and knowledgeable on High Level Synthesis, FPGA, C/C++, CPU and Embedded Systems trends through research and participation in forums and industry events


The successful candidate's minimum qualifications will include the following:
• BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering (or equivalent) with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
• Excellent understanding of computational algorithms theory
• Excellent C/C++ software programming and code optimizations skills
• Experience in using Verilog hardware design language
• Knowledge of Interfaces such as DDR3, DDR4, HMC, PCIe and Ethernet
• Knowledge of FPGA (or ASIC) architecture, design flow and timing closure is a plus
• Knowledge of EDA design/simulation tools such as Quartus and ModelSim is a plus
• Good presentation- and interpersonal skills; ability to work well within teams, including virtual teams, and being self-motivated are all essential characteristics of the successful candidate
• Some travelling will be required

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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