FPGA Design and Verification Engineer *

Los Angeles
Engineering – FPGA Engineering /
Full-Time /

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Silvus is seeking a full-time FPGA Design and Verification Engineer reporting to the Director of FPGA Engineering on the FPGA Engineering team. The successful individual in this role is responsible for maintaining Silvus' RTL verification suite including testbenches, test vectors, coverage data, and automation scripts. This person also works closely with RTL design engineers and MATLAB systems engineers to produce effective testbenches.
In addition to verification efforts, FPGA Design and Verification Engineers should be able to work on RTL design as well. The expected division of effort between verification and design would vary with project schedules.
This position is on a hybrid schedule, a minimum of 3 days onsite per week is expected. On-site days are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The location for this role is Silvus’ HQ in the heart of West Los Angeles, CA.
The following is a list of at least some of the current essential job functions of the position. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time at its discretion.  


    • Architect testbenches for full-system HDL simulations.
    • Maintain and improve existing HDL testing infrastructure.
    • Automate certain testing using scripts.
    • Collect, maintain, and use code coverage data from test suites.
    • Design and code HDL blocks.
    • Hardware verification and troubleshooting; familiarity with logic analyzers.


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant field plus 4 years of demonstrated experience in FPGA design and testing/verification OR 2 years of FPGA experience in design and testing/verification with an MS or advanced degree. 
    • Proven experience with multiple clock-domain, high-utilization FPGA designs.
    • Experience with Xilinx FPGAs, SoCs, and the Vivado IDE.
    • Experience with tcl or python.


    • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE).
    • Demonstrated experience with fixed point binary arithmetic, and digital signal processing designs.
    • Basic MATLAB skill.
    • Experience with communication systems on FPGA or ASIC designs.
$115,000 - $145,000 a year
The pay range is NOT a guarantee, is based on market research and peer data, and will vary depending on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
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