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Electrical Engineer IV in Richardson, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $71.0 - $79.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Are you an experienced FPGA Design Engineer?

Do you have significant VHDL and Verilog experience and a BS degree?

This might be a great opportunity for you!!!


As an FPGA Design Engineer, you will support the design, development, and test of Infrared Sensors, and will interface with other team members representing a wide range of disciplines; including circuit card design, integrated circuit design, test engineering, and systems engineering.  The successful candidate will participate in requirements analysis, electronics architecture definition, RTL coding, test bench design, verification, synthesis, place and route, timing closure, Design Verification Testing, and the generation of FPGA design documentation.


  • Education: BSEE or BSCS
  • Experience: 10+ years of experience as an FPGA Design Engineer
  • Fluent in VHDL and Verilog
  • Strong programming and simulation experience using Xilinx and/or Microsemi FPGAs
  • Experienced with design and simulation tools (Xilinx Vivado, Microsemi Libero, Mentor QuestaSim)
  • Proven capability of executing complex designs in a timely manner
  • Strong system integration and troubleshooting skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiar with PC applications like Windows, Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • Experience with image processing and algorithm development
  • Experience with infrared electro-optical systems
  • Experience with low-power design techniques
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink, Visual Basic, and C/C++
  • Experience with embedded processors, microcontrollers, or DSPs
  • Familiarity with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and DMMs


  • FPGA firmware design including RTL development in VHDL and Verilog
  • FPGA simulation, hardware integration/test support, and documentation.
  • On-going support of products to ensure successful transition to full scale production.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (E.g. Lifting – Ability to lift 25 lbs less than 5% per week or up to 20% per year, Walking, Bending, Stooping, Kneeling etc.)

  • The employee requires normal manual dexterity, speech and hearing.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to thirty-five (35) pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job require frequent use of a computer monitor.

WORK CONDITIONS (E.g. Travel – Up to 25% per year)

  • Occasional travel not to exceeed 10% per year