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FPGA Design Engineer

About DesignLinx:

DesignLinx Hardware Solutions is a VOSB (Veteran-Owned Small Business), specializing in FPGA Design and Support, and services clients from a wide range of industries. We are well known and trusted experts in our field with extensive backgrounds in FPGA development. We offer expertise in Systems Design, Schematic Capture and Electronic Packaging / Mechanical Engineering Design, Signal Integrity and High Speed Serial IO (SERDES). We are also outstanding communicators and offer Project Management of design and support deliverables, ensuring our customers the highest quality of service. Our Mission is to assist our customers to reach production faster, with less risk – all at the industry’s most competitive rates. We become a trusted extension of your engineering team and the result is increased designer productivity, faster time-to-market and a lower overall production cost.

This position will be on site in Tucson, AZ 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a deep understanding of the end customer requirements, use models, system architecture for Xilinx FPGA and Xilinx FPGA SoC devices.   
  • Create and execute test plans on multiple platforms, measure progress and metrics, and work with designers to achieve desired results.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BS degree or higher in EE, CE, or CS 
  • Working knowledge of ModelSim and Questa 
  • 5 years or more of practical semiconductor design verification experience including System Verilog, UVM, assertions and coverage driven verification. 
  • Experience with test plan development, building the necessary test bench infrastructure, developing tests and verifying the design 
  • Experience identifying bugs in architecture, algorithms, functionality and performance with strong overall debug skills 
  • Experience verifying at multiple levels of logic from IP blocks to SoCs to full system testing 
  • Proficient with scripting languages (Python or Perl) for automation 
  • Good understanding and knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts 
  • Strong teamwork skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Experience simulating SoC devices with on-chip processors 
  • Experience with UVM Register Abstraction Layer methods is a plus to have
  • C/C++, and embedded is plus to have
  • Candidates must be able to work in a dynamic group environment and able to communicate their thoughts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Position will require work in a collaborative Agile development environment and will be expected to communicate status in daily standups. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience simulating with Vendor IP and BFMs 
  • Experience with Questa VIP and UVMF tools 
  • Experience with formal verification 
  • Experience with embedded software 
  • Experience with transaction level modeling 
  • Experience with industry standard bus and I/O interfaces and protocols (examples: AXI, UART, Aurora, Ethernet, I2C, etc...  
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