• 2348333
  • FPGA Designer


  • As soon as possible
  • To be discussed
  • Job Summary:
    Core Technologies is newly created group with the mission to research and develop re-usable and portable technology targeted at existing or new products. The group is responsible for delivering audio/video/network solutions to the product development units within Grass-Valley. Innovation lies at the heart of its activities with the goal of improving overall R&D effectiveness and product competitiveness.

    In a small cross-functional team, the candidate will design, simulate and test high speed FPGA re-usable & portable modules. The modules are core IPs that other designers will integrate into their products. The candidate will work with best of breed development tools (Modelsim, Jira, Git, Confluence..) in an agile environment (Scrum) on bleeding edge technology (Ultrascale, Arria 10).


    -Design and implement audio/video/network algorithms into portable HDL code for any FPGA
    -Offer internal support to other designers using the modules
    -Maintain and evolve the modules through multiple versions including solutions developed by others
    -Work with other designers in R&D centers around the world to integrate the solutions into their products
    -Comply with internal guidelines and coding rules
    -Follows the development process in place
    -Write and perform unit testing (testbench, self-test)
    -Test the code and assist testing the solution with the test expert
    -Document work and writes guides/tutorials (wiki)
    -Participate in technology/solution research with the architect
    -Participate in design reviews
    -Participate in improving the development process
    -Build a schedule with time estimates for tasks
    -Collaborate closely with the embedded software designers
    -Potentially lead other FPGA designers on bigger projects
    -Potentially occasionally travel to other R&D sites or for “interoperability events”


    The ideal candidate will meet the following competencies/qualifications:
    -Bachelor degree in Electrical engineering
    -5 years + experience in FPGA design
    -Strong at complex problem solving
    -Ability to work with very few directives
    -Master VHDL and/or Verilog
    -Knowledge of how Xilinx and/or Altera FPGA works, in particular high speed transceivers
    -Experience in very high speed FPGA design
    -Experience with Ethernet PHY/MAC
    -Knowledge of IP networks and streaming media technologies
    -Knowledge on how to meet timings efficiently
    -TCL scripting is a plus
    -Knowledge of DPLL theory is an asset
    -Can travel occasionally if necessary
    -Ability to learn quickly
    -Ability to work in a team, motivated, committed, responsible and self-managed
    -Ability to accept constructive criticism
    -Ability to manage interruptions and priorities of competing projects
    -Ability to self-teach new technology
    -Knowledge of Agile methodology is an asset
    -General knowledge of hardware
    -Experience with Linux is an asset
    -Strong communication skills
    -Bilingual (French, English)


  • Essential - 5 years + experience in FPGA design

Company description

For over 50 years, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has helped shape the world of broadcasting capturing spectacular events and delivering them to viewers around the world on televisions, computers and mobile devices. As a member of the Belden family, Grass Valley is well positioned to lead the industry into the future – powering better storytelling with the broadest range of unique solutions in the industry.

Broadcasters look to Grass Valley to keep them Future-Ready and we need to keep our team loaded with talent to meet that goal.

Grass Valley plays a major role in bringing high-impact entertainment, news and information to viewers everywhere – and you can too. Read on, explore our available opportunities and discover your future with Grass Valley.

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