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FPGA Application Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

As the Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) Business Unit within Intel, we will continue to drive the future of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. PSG continues to deliver industry-leading custom logic solutions to customers and to take advantage of the many opportunities that we see in the future for FPGA's, the Customer Experience Group (CEG) within PSG is seeking a highly motivated, hands-on FPGA Application Engineer to join our team. As a FPGA Application Engineer you will provide technical support to Intel PSG customers and sales teams in the areas of PCIe, Ethernet, and/or External Memory Interfaces. You will be responsible for helping resolve challenging customer issues and developing proactive collateral to make our customers successful using Intel PSG products.

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

  • Work closely with field engineering and customer design teams, including on-site technical support, to assist in design and verification of high-performance FPGAs using Intel and third-party design software (e.g. Quartus, ModelSim)

  • Perform design evaluations and recommend strategies to optimize designs for important design opportunities

  • Create example designs and reference designs to demonstrate the usage of Intel products

  • Develop technical collateral and presentations for internal and external audiences

  • Evaluate new software/IP and provide feedback to developers to improve the quality of Intel tools, IP, and methodologies

  • Anticipate future customer requirements and contribute to product planning and definition of product enhancements

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Highly motivated individual willing to work under pressure and deliver high quality results on time

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Effective prioritization and time management skills

  • Stakeholder management, strong collaboration, tolerance for ambiguity and critical thinking

  • Excellent teamwork ethics

  • Willing to work in an agile work environment with a fast-paced task flow

  • Good interpersonal skills


Candidate must possess the below 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 schoolwork, classes, research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 3+ years of experience with FPGA and/or ASIC including Verilog and/or VHDL coding and simulation/verification tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with FPGA and/or ASIC including Verilog and/or VHDL coding and simulation/verification tools, or 3+ years of experience with FPGA design and/or 7+ years of board design experience

  • Design experience using FPGAs with high performance External Memory Interface controllers and protocols including DDR3/DDR4 SDRAM and/or QDR-IV SRAM

  • Design experience using FPGAs with high-speed serial transceivers, high-speed board design, and high-speed serial bus protocols PCIe and/or Ethernet

  • Experience in customer support or customer facing role

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, Massachusetts, Hudson

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

Posted: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-06

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