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Job ID: JR0118873
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
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Job Type: College Grad

FPGA Software Engineer

Job Description

Become a member of one of the largest engineering companies in the world!

You'll be part of the team developing the next generation of FPGA design tools for Intel's Programmable Solutions Group. We are looking for an energetic, top-notch electrical engineer who will be directly responsible for building key components for a platform that enables unparalleled productivity and capabilities for our customers.

The ideal candidate is inclined towards hardware development and experienced in HDL such as System Verilog or VHDL. Have demonstrated the ability to research and develop efficient automation systems or solutions. The candidate must also have demonstrated capability in diving into new and unfamiliar areas in the ASIC design to customer product cycle.


  • Develop and maintain software used for configuring digital sub-systems on an FPGA.
  • Develop and maintain tools and flows used to translate design collateral into models for customer interfaces.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth product delivery.

Behavioral traits:

  • Verbal and written communication skills.


You must possess minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

Minimum of 6 months experience in:

  • Software development with a high level language like C, C++ and/or Java.
  • Scripting languages (Python and/or Perl).
  • Hardware Description Languages (Verilog and/or VHDL).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with version control systems like Perforce, CVS, or Git in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • Familiarity with FPGA architecture and tools.
  • Digital simulators (VCS).
  • Circuit design or RTL design.

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.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....

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