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FPGA Software Engineer

Toronto, Canada Job ID JR0241795 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

Intel is a company of bold and curious inventors and problem solvers who create some of the most astounding technology advancements and experiences in the world. With a legacy of relentless innovation and a commitment to bring smart, connected devices to every person globally, our diverse and brilliant teams are continually searching for tomorrow's technology and revel in the challenges that come with changing the world. You will join our Quartus and eTools development team in Toronto, Canada as a Software Engineer to research, design, develop, and optimize software tools that enable the use of our structured ASIC (eASIC) and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) devices.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Research, design, develop, and optimize software tools that enable the use of eASIC and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) devices.

  • Develop and optimize compilers, floor-planner, place and route, Design Rule Checking (DRC), tool runtimes, and/or firmware that are closely coupled to eASIC and FPGA silicon, while leveraging strong knowledge of hardware architecture, logic design, semiconductor devices, and chip layout.

  • Respond to customer/client requests or events as they occur.

  • Team player, collaborator, and role model.

  • Passion to exceed expectations and constantly push the envelope.

  • Demonstrated skills of technical rigor and data driven decision-making.


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or related field plus 4 years of EDA industry experience, OR

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience C++

  • Algorithms and data structure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in HDL languages in one of the following: (Verilog, VHDL, System Verilog.)

  • Experience with structured ASIC EDA compiler.

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.

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.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility. Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Find information and request accommodation here.

Working Model

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. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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