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FPGA Systems Design Engineer

San Diego, CA 92101
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Job Description

Come build a future with us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our System Solutions Engineering (SSE) team, part of the Programmable Solutions Group (PSG).  PSG continues to deliver industry-leading FPGA solutions to customers and our team is responsible for the technical enablement of customer applications in embedded and defense segments. We aim to be domain experts while bringing together applicational needs and the future of FPGA technology.

Do you love a technical challenge? Are you a problem solver that loves team collaboration and helping customers? Are you a visionary that challenges the status quo? Intel Federal Labs and Intel's SSE team is searching for talented and innovative FPGA Systems Design Engineers collaboratively focused research, design, and development to advance novel and exciting solutions to government facing problems leveraging Intel's latest and high-performance tools.

As a FPGA Systems Design Engineer, you will work and collaborate in a rapid learning environment alongside industry experts to architect, design, and optimize FPGA-centric systems. The focus would be on Defense and Government applications. Technical development will be varied including RTL design, Software, Digital Signal Processing, and algorithm implementation with High-Level Synthesis. Full lifecycle development including design, verification, and HW debugging. The successful candidate will be proven to architect complex systems and map them efficiently to FPGA-based platforms.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both technical and nontechnical, with public speaking experience.
  • Major team player, collaborator, role model and mentor.
  • Passion to exceed expectations and constantly push the envelope.
  • Experience translating complex business and technical challenges into technical solutions.
  • - Demonstrated skills of technical rigor and data driven decision making.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience that will allow growth and expanded opportunities across Intel.


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Education Requirement:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field plus 4 or more years of industry work experience, or

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field plus 3 or more years of industry work experience.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

3 plus years of experience with FPGA design using RTL, Verilog, or VHDL.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Quartus Prime, ADC/DAC, RF Signal Processing, Matlab/Simulink, C/C++.

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, San Jose;US, California, Santa Clara

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: 2022-09-29 Expires: 2022-10-30

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