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Job ID: JR0160251
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
Other Locations: US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro
Job Type: Experienced Hire

FPGA Simulation Hardware Engineer

Job Description

FPGA Engineers within the Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) research, design, develop, and optimize flows, models, tools, and runtimes that are closely coupled to FPGA silicon, IP, and boards while leveraging strong knowledge of hardware logic design, board design, semiconductor devices, and chip layout. We get to design, develop, and optimize hardware and software abstractions for acceleration with the FPGA.

In this role you will bring your computer architecture/logic design experience to develop and maintain simulation models with Quartus Software tool that programs the current, next generation of FPGA devices. Your scope of responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, developing cycle accurate simulation, support for highspeed transceivers, and other peripheral components. You will also be providing Customer debug support.


You must possess the 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. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field

Minimum Qualifications
5+ years of total experience (2+ years of experience with a Master’s Degree) of which experience must include:

  • 2+ years of experience developing VHDL, Verilog, or SystemVerilog (RTL) for silicon

  • 2+ years of experience with industry standard simulators (e.g. VCS, MODELSIM, or NCSIM)

  • 2+ years scripting languages (e.g. Python, TCL and/or some C)

  • 2+ years of experience with Version Control Systems (such as GIT, Perforce, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ASIC verification methodology such as OVM/UVM

  • Experience with FPGA architecture and tools

  • Experience with IO or transceiver subsystems

  • Experience with Ethernet, PCIE or memory protocols

  • Experience with sub system bring up

  • Experience with EDA Software Development

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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