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Philips (FPGA) Embedded Engineer in Gainesville, Florida



Your role will be as an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) Embedded Engineer - Embedded FPGA SoC lead responsible for mixed-signal devices for use in the medical industry for a Research Development team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following :

  • Provide critical technical expertise during all stages of product development.

  • Design, develop, test and debug FPGA code supporting battery powered digital and RF systems, sensors and digital interfaces.

  • Develop performance, power and thermal models to perform in-depth analysis of the proposed architecture and algorithms for efficiency, stability, and scalability of system resources

  • Support FPGA software standards for the wireless communication.

  • Generate FPGA requirements and translate them into product specifications.

  • Assess & integrate third-party developed IP and hardware

Requirements include :

  • BSEE/BSCE and at least 5 years of experience or MSEE/MSCE/ Ph.D. and 3+ years of experience required.

  • At least 3 years FPGA experience shipping a product, in Vivado + Revision Control, SysGen or C experience generating bit files, synthesis.

  • Able to get FPGA design pushed into FPGA.

  • At least 3 years of embedded FPGA development experience with commercial deployed products, preferably on mobile devices.

  • Deep understanding of FPGA software engineering principles, and core computer science fundamentals.

  • Knowledge of different computing architectures, i.e., ARM, x86 and the different flavors of SoC.

  • Fundamental facility with C and C++ coding, setup compilers, build and source code control tools for different operating systems.

  • Significant experience with Xilinx SOCs,Vivado tool chain including IP Integrator, Sysgen, PYNQ and model_composer.

  • Experience with prototyping, emulation systems, and virtual platforms.

  • Experience with hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets using an oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and JTAG.

  • Working knowledge of computer architecture with particular emphasis on the HW/SW interfaces.

  • Sound knowledge of any hardware description language (HDL).

  • Significant experience developing IP blocks using C++ Strong engineering documentation and writing skills

  • Expected to provide accurate forecasts of work effort and to communicate implementation risks and design trade-offs to peers and team members.

  • Work with a team on engineers for delivering multi-part product capabilities

  • Position requires a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work with little direct supervision.

  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and a team-oriented approach.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in developing Xilinx IP blocks using C++ and System Generator for DSP (SysGen).

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of scripting languages ( Python).

  • System-on-chip (SoC) experience is a plus

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Matlab and Simulink

  • Experience with embedded processor cores

  • Working knowledge of hardware technology, including RF/Microwave, High-speed digital, communication systems, memory, or mixed-signal.

  • Experience with wireless communication principles and protocols: 3GPP, 802.11 or Bluetooth a plus.

  • Experience with security and safety protocols would be regarded as an advantage

  • Familiarity with Scrum and Agile Software Development methodologies is a plus.

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