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FPGA Design Applications Engineer, Acceleration Systems

Guadalajara, Mexico; Austin, Texas Job ID JR0232647 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Intel Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) is leading the way to transform the Datacenter with a portfolio of FPGA accelerated platforms and devices for SmartNIC and Infrastructure Processing. In this position, you will be joining the Customer Experience Group as an FPGA design applications engineer specializing in systems featuring Intel processors, FPGA based accelerators and application software.

A successful candidate is an FPGA designer, who is willing to learn designing systems that feature software applications and workloads that interface with FPGA accelerators, memory, host PCIe and networking (e.g. Ethernet MAC etc.) and other custom IP.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Review product requirements and design a best-in-class customer journey by identifying assets, use cases, user personas and touchpoints (web, git repository, forums etc.).
  • Review architectural specifications and requirements, perform product evaluations, and provide feedback on ease of use.
  • Define and develop unit tests and perform checkout to ensure the readiness of feature releases.
  • Develop technical assets such as user guides, application notes, design examples, demos and training that will enable users to successfully design with our products.
  • Respond to customer technical questions, debug, reproduce customer issues, drive issue resolution with the engineering organization as well as drive Close-Loop Corrective Action (CLCA).

An ideal candidate would exhibit behavioral traits:

  • Create customer ready material (including strong technical writing and presentation skills).


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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related STEM field (documentation related to Bachelor's degree completion will be required).
  • 1+ years of experience with either of the following:
    • FPGA design using Verilog or VHDL, RTL simulation, or timing closure.
    • System level debug, replication and root cause identification of issues that feature both hardware and software.
  • Advanced English level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Embedded SW development using C/C++
  • Experience with Linux operating system and bootloaders (Uboot/ UEFI)
  • Experience with DMA technology
  • Experience with PCIe protocol
  • Experience with Ethernet protocol
  • Experience with industry standard IP interfaces (e.g. AMBA/AXI, Avalon , etc.)

A candidate who accepts an offer of employment is required to present their own personal identification information and numbers for the following:Mexican Security Number (NSS), Tax Identification Number (RFC) and CURP identification number.

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.

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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, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits 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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