Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is looking for an Embedded FPGA Engineer to develop solutions across a wide range of ruggedized hardware products and applications. As part of the Programmable Logic team, you will contribute to all stages of software development, from requirements and design, through implementation and verification, to continuing engineering and customer support. X-ES provides the opportunity to work in a high-tech environment where creative, critical thinking, and collaboration is encouraged and rewarded.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop programmable logic solutions for embedded systems using Hardware Description Language (VHDL/Verilog/SystemVerilog) to solve a variety of technical challenges
  • Test programmable logic designs in lab to analyze performance, verify functionality, and validate that designs meet requirements
  • Collaborate with peers inside and outside the team to quickly resolve technical issues and ensure a high level of product quality
  • Translate system specifications into programmable logic requirements, design, and test specifications

Desired Qualifications

  • Significant experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog) for PLDs, FPGAs, and SoCs
  • Experience with Xilinx FPGA and SoC devices (UltraScale, UltraScale+, Versal)
  • Experience with Microchip FPGA and SoC devices (SmartFusion2, PolarFire/PolarFire SoC)
  • Experience with vendor tools (Mentor Graphics ModelSim/QuestaSim, Xilinx, Microsemi)
  • Experience achieving timing closure on FPGA designs
  • Experience in microprocessor (PowerPC, Intel, SoC) designs
  • Experience with high-level programming languages (C/C++)
  • Highly self-motivated in order to drive projects forward, with strong organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum of three years of experience developing/designing for FPGAs utilizing VHDL and/or Verilog

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Participation in the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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