Freelance FPGA Engineer

 Seattle, WA

Pensar is seeking an FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience to augment our team. We are looking for someone who can handle fast-paced project work and excels at translating Client and user inputs into functional FPGA designs. You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary project team on cutting-edge product design.

As an FPGA Engineer you will work directly with hardware, software, and test engineers in a fast-moving and close-knit team.

Responsibilities include complex and/or difficult assignments and projects. The successful applicant must possess a working knowledge of various aspects of hardware design, such as FPGA design, schematics design, PCB design, and associated test processes. This position may provide technical assistance to other engineers or a small work group.

Job Overview

  • Generate FPGA code
  • Architect, design, implement, modify, verify, and evaluate FPGA designs
  • Synthesize FPGA designs, perform static timing analysis, and resolve timing failures
  • Develop simulation test benches and perform functional verification
  • Perform system integration and PCB level testing
  • Translate product requirements into design
  • Create and follow design and test documentation
  • Provide reliable development time estimates
  • Develop and test designs at the module, device, and system level
  • Resolve design defects and issues

Required Experience

  • Freelance - Consulting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Strong programming and design skills using VHDL or Verilog
  • Strong verification skills using VHDL or Verilog
  • Experience using Xilinx and or Altera FPGAs
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds

Preferred Experience

  • Considerable knowledge of high-speed digital logic circuit design including use of large FPGAs and high-speed bus design
  • Considerable knowledge of VHDL or Verilog synthesis, simulation, test-benches and TCL scripts
  • Experience with System-Verilog and UVM
  • Knowledge of analog circuit design
  • Experience with medical regulations for product design
  • Skilled in use of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet software sufficient to perform and report on the duties required of this level

Diversity & Inclusion

The individual skills and personalities that make up our incredible Pensar Crew are truly what set us apart and allow us to continue delivering results that exceed Client expectations. Pensar fosters an environment of respect, learning, and growth.

Pensar is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

*Pensar is not accepting Candidates from 3rd Party Agencies*