Intel FPGA Architecture Development Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Description

As a member of the Intel FPGA Architecture Team, you will play a leading role in the definition, evaluation and modeling of various aspects of Intel's FPGA families. Our team focuses on the architecture of programmable logic and interconnect, as well as digital signal processing blocks, memory hierarchy, specialized accelerators, configuration, and many other areas of FPGA programming and usage. You will be responsible for developing architectural technique to improve performance, decrease power, optimize cost, and improve ease of use of Intel's programmable fabrics. You will also develop software and algorithms to take advantage of new architectural features in Intel's Quartus FPGA software kit.


  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years industry or post-graduate experience in the following:

  • Knowledge of C/C++ and strong software engineering skills

  • Proficiency in scripting languages Python

  • Knowledge of HDL Verilog/VHDL/System Verilog

  • Circuit simulations in SPICE/VCS

Familiarity with some of the following topics is a plus:

  • Practical experience developing EDA algorithms: compilers, synthesis, clustering, partitioning, placement, routing, etc

  • Basic graph algorithms

  • Custom logic and physical design

  • Experience with solvers ILP, SAT

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

Canada, Toronto

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