FPGA Hardware Engineer

Hudson, MA 01749
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Job Description

Intel Programmable Solutions Group, PSG, is seeking committed, customer-focused and motivated candidates to work with public sector customers on new processes and products to drive innovation and leading-edge FPGA projects. As a Hardware Engineer/Applications Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting customers and enabling the successful completion of customer projects by providing technical expertise, guidance, design optimizations, and issue resolution.

Our Hardware/Applications Engineers are engaged during all phases of the product development cycle including feature definition, project setup, project execution, and primarily technical support. You will provide technical training, consultation, and hands-on assistance to developers in specialty areas of the FPGA during the product design cycle. In addition, they create example designs and work with Intel engineering resources to validate and debug current IP products.

Your responsibilities will include but not limit to the following:

  • Provide technical support, fully resolve customer issues and queries from Intel office or when appropriate on-site at the customer facility

  • Analyze customer designs, and provide solutions for Intel's intellectual property, IP cores, I/O technologies targeting leading-edge Field Programmable Gate Array FPGA technologies, efficiently implement these optimizations on FPGAs

  • Create designs for customers, analyze customer designs, identify bottlenecks, and provide optimization techniques and guidance Timing optimizations.

  • Work with customers to efficiently implement these optimizations on FPGAs utilizing the Quartus Tool Suite

  • Provide demonstrations and proofs of concepts to highlight Intel FPGA capabilities

  • Participate in collateral development


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of ASIC and/or FPGA design experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of ASIC and/or FPGA design experience

  • Experience in one of the following area's PCI Express, Ethernet, Interlaken, EMIF, JESD, Video IP protocols, high-speed system design

  • FPGA design and optimization

  • Debug experience (e.g. system level, product level issues)

  • Experience in Verilog and/or VHDL coding and debug skills including RTL code optimizations for timing closure

  • Experience in Verilog and/or VHDL coding and timing closure, familiar with FPGA design and optimization flow

  • Experience with high-speed test equipment such as scopes, BERTs, spectrum analyzers, and protocol analyzers

  • Experience with design tools (e.g. Design Compiler, Vivado, Quartus, etc.)

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, San Jose;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual US and Canada

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

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