FPGA Engineer

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

FPGA Engineer

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIoT) is looking for an FPGA Engineer to enable cutting-edge research on next-generation wireless networks, software-defined radios, and networking testbeds. The successful candidate will work with the Colosseum team, which is operating, maintaining, and developing the world's most powerful wireless network emulator. For more information: https://www.northeastern.edu/wiot/

The WIoT is looking for an FPGA Engineer with deep expertise in FPGA programming and signal processing. The candidate should also be comfortable with operating within a Linux environment and be proficient in higher-level programming languages (e.g., C, C++). The candidate should be capable of interfacing with a multidisciplinary team, spanning different engineering domains such as RF, computer engineering, and networking systems. The successful candidate will also participate in external activities, i.e. conducting tutorials and demonstrations related to Colosseum, publication of research and attendance/participation in professional conferences, etc.

Applicant must have a BS in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or equivalent. Development experience with FPGAs, hardware description languages (e.g., VHDL, Verilog), and one among C/C++/Python. Experience with tools such as MATLAB and Xilinx VIVADO. Experience with signal processing on FPGA. Experience with code repository and versioning tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

MS in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or equivalent.

Salary Grade:
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/879/cw/en-us/job/505788


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