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Applications Engineering Technical Lead (7800-1005)

Applications Engineering Technical Lead (7800-1005)
by Daniel Nenni on 09-16-2020 at 9:15 pm

Website Achronix

Achronix is a privately held fabless corporation based in Santa Clara, California and offers high-performance FPGA solutions. Achronix’s history is one of pushing the boundaries in the high-performance FPGA market. Achronix offerings include programmable FPGA fabrics, discrete high-performance and high-density FPGAs with hardwired system-level blocks, data center and HPC hardware accelerator boards, and best-in-class EDA software supporting all Achronix products.

Job Description/Responsibilities
Act as the technical lead in customer engagements, being the point-person for all technical issues, delegating and working with the engineering teams and other members of the Applications team as appropriate.

Work with the Technical Project Manager (TPM) to jointly drive the technical and the management aspects of primarily new and on-going Speedcore engagements.

Ensure seamless hand-offs between factory applications and field engineering teams for all technical issues and deliverables that are a part of technical engagements.

Provide support to customers worldwide, to resolve challenging technical issues and ensure successful integration of Achronix programmable logic solutions.

Work closely with engineering to drive product planning and implementation efforts. Provide guidance based on industry experiences and trends on product roadmaps and strategies.
Put together reference/demo designs, other technical collateral like user guides and application notes to showcase and document FPGA features to customers.

Provide on-site support to customers as needed, for issues ranging from software set-up to benchmarking and silicon characterization.
Up to 25% travel may be required

Required Skills
Background in back-end (ASIC) implementation methodology, concepts and tools.
Familiarity with IP deliverables including, but not limited to, GDSII, LEF, lib files and CPM.
Good communication and writing skills with ability to multi-task.

Verilog expertise; System Verilog and VHDL knowledge is a plus.

Fluency in Mandarin, and ability to translate from English to Mandarin is a must.

Solid understanding of FPGA / programmable logic architecture and design flows is a plus.
Strong logic design and verification background with experience in STA is a plus.

Knowledge of SerDes PMA/PCS architecture and protocol IP – in particular PCIe, Interlaken and 10G/40G/100G Ethernet – and how SerDes need to be set up to work in such cases is a plus.
Experience with DDR3/4 memory interfaces and understanding of HMC/HBM solutions is a plus.
Experience with processors, specifically with relation to FPGA implementation, is a plus.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE, CE or equivalent work experience
Ten years experience working with FPGAs and/or ASICs in an applications, system-level or architect role

Ability to work in the lab with test equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, logic analyzers etc.)

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