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Staff Software Engineer - FPGA

Competitive salary with great benefits
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Qualified / Chartered
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Full Time
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Your new company
The future of computing. From mobile phones to the world's fastest supercomputer, our technology can be found everywhere. Here, we're driven by innovation. We are at the epicentre of the world's largest computing ecosystem, and now we're looking to the future. Defining the use of cloud computing and discovering the potential of the metaverse ensures our impact is sustainable and far-reaching. Most importantly, we aim to positively impact the lives of people around the world.

Your new role
The FPGA team is part of the global Productivity Engineering group which is responsible for delivering and supporting FPGA platforms - enabling designs debug and deployment of advanced pre-silicon verification methodologies. These system solutions target a wide range of market segments like mobile, server, IoT, automotive, etc.

As a Staff FPGA Software Engineer, you will deliver on the FPGA prototyping requirements of one or more sophisticated and highly configurable systems - while collaborating with several local and cross-site teams to achieve verification goals. Key responsibilities will include the bringing up of firmware & Open-Source projects, e.g. Linux Kernel, Android, Trusted Firmware and SCP firmware on FPGA platforms being used to prototyping the latest SoC designs. We seek individuals with exposure and knowledge of every level of the system software stack ranging from baremetal firmware, bootloaders & Kernel - with strong technical skills, a good eye for detail, and good interpersonal skills.Are you a creative, positive, and adaptable person with a strong technical background? Then we are keen to hear from you!


- Participating in all phases of software development - including implementation, testing, code review and documentation.
- Develop unit test module/scripts for validating the software and hardware functionalities.
- Prepare test specifications, test plans based on design documents of software and hardware modules.
- Automation of flows & methodology such that they can be deployed to the user community.
- Provide support for the FPGA service to the service users.

What you'll need to succeed
- Knowledge of C/C++ programming language.
- Experience in firmware and Linux kernel development, command over concepts such as bootloaders.
- Understanding of SoC architecture and embedded systems.
- Consistent track record of project debugging and execution individually.
- Proficiency in problem solving and debugging.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

What you'll get in return
We are committed to global talent acquisition, offering an attractive relocation package. With offices around the world, a diverse organisation of dedicated, creative, and hardworking engineers. By enabling a dynamic, inclusive, meritocratic, and open workplace, where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unrivalled contributions to our success in the global marketplace.We are an equal-opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organisation of dedicated and innovative individuals and don't discriminate based on any characteristic.
Flexible working options are available.
Flexible working options available.

What you need to do now
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