Sr. FPGA Verification Engineer

Mountain View, CA or Remote /
Avionics Hardware Engineering /
Full Time
/ Remote
We believe aircraft should fly themselves. Automated aviation systems will enable a future where air transportation is safer, more convenient and fundamentally transformative to the way goods — and eventually people — move around the planet. We are a team of mission-driven engineers with experience across aerospace, robotics and self-driving cars working to make this future a reality.

As a Sr. FPGA Verification Engineer at Reliable Robotics, you will be a part of the Embedded Systems team. The Embedded Systems team owns the complete lifecycle of the firmware and software platform at the heart of the Reliable Robotics autonomy stack. We provide dependable computing, networking, signal acquisition, and motor control solutions that bring our aircraft to life. Your contributions will directly enable key equipment and aircraft product demonstrations, unlock the development of higher-level capabilities and set the stage for product certification & delivery to market.


In your role as Sr. FPGA Verification Engineer, you will own the FPGA integration and test environment for multiple airborne products including test benches & simulation, continuous integration, timing analysis, elemental analysis, and build. You will develop DO-254 compliant processes for peer review and testing, perform qualification of relevant design and verification tools, and develop strategies for efficient verification of the product. Your contributions will directly enable the efficient realization of safe and dependable airborne electronic hardware at Reliable Robotics.

Basic Success Criteria

    • Full-cycle electronics hardware integration and test experience in a professional environment
    • Expert knowledge of verifying FPGA digital logic using industry-standard design, simulation, and synthesis tools
    • Fluent in safety-critical FPGA development via DO-254
    • Comfortable with a fast-paced, agile/iterative development life cycle

Preferred Criteria

    • Proven track record of product ownership including development and field support
    • Strong technical leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills
    • Pragmatic, results-oriented work style
Embedded system engineers at Reliable Robotics have a unique opportunity to develop an end-to-end product from bare metal up to the aircraft level, with a direct impact on aircraft capabilities. We are a fast-paced team that gets results - with your experience, motivation, skills, and enthusiasm, you'll help the team accomplish amazing things.

Verification Engineers can work on site at our headquarters in Mountain View, CA or fully remote.

The estimated salary range for this position is $154,500 to $241,500.  At Reliable Robotics, we strive to provide competitive and rewarding compensation based on experience and expertise, as well as market conditions, location, and pay equity.  

Reliable Robotics offers stock options, employee medical, 401k contribution, great co-workers, and a casual work environment.

Reliable Robotics does not presently sponsor candidates for employment visas. In order to comply with export control regulations applicable to our technology and products, all candidates for this position must reside in the United States and be “U.S. persons” for purposes of the Export Administration Regulations (i.e., a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as refugees or granted asylum in the U.S.) or otherwise eligible to access our technologies without an export license.

At Reliable Robotics, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical conditions, national origin, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment and promotion is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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