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Director, Product Applications (7800-1010)

Director, Product Applications (7800-1010)
by Daniel Nenni on 09-16-2020 at 9:22 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
Lead the factory applications organization to ensure excellent post-sales technical support to customers worldwide using Achronix products.
Support sales teams in enabling design wins by representing Achronix as a technical leader in pre-sales customer meetings.

Coordinate generation of technical collateral, including user guides and application notes, reference designs and training material for all Achronix products.

Collaborate with the systems engineering team on device and board bring-up efforts and manage lab activities.

Act as liaison and central point of contact for all field applications engineering (FAE) teams to enable successful account management and a good communications channel between the field and the factory.

Engage with multiple engineering teams across organizations, including hardware, software, and systems engineering, on cross-functional efforts.
Work with the product planning team on roadmap generation and help define technical specs based on learnings from customer experiences.

Participate in trade shows and assist with outbound marketing efforts.
Up to 25% travel may be required.
Required Skills
Excellent communication and writing skills with ability to multi-task.

Expert in FPGA/programmable logic architecture and design methodologies.
Strong grasp of logic design, synthesis, timing, place and route and simulation for FPGA flows.
Understanding of verification, test and quality concepts.

Experience writing RTL in VHDL, Verilog or System Verilog, and scripting abilities in PERL/Tcl.

Basic knowledge of SerDes, protocol IP, memory interfaces, processors and machine learning concepts, in particular for hardware acceleration applications.

Education and Experience
10 years of hands-on working experience with FPGAs and/or ASICs in a technical leadership role.

5 years’ experience managing teams of highly skilled engineers.

5 years’ experience being in a customer-facing role.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE, CE or equivalent work experience.

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