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As a Firmware Design Engineer, you will drive the development of internal test platforms for evaluation and characterization of the various IC’s that are developed by us. You will have a critical role in automating efficient and accurate test systems that will be used both for product qualification and release as well as customer sampling and evaluation.


  • FPGA firmware development for internal and customer silicon evaluation boards
  • Write, debug and modify firmware for automating characterization and data collection on the bench and in our qualification boards
  • Debug and bring up evaluation boards and the firmware required to drive them
  • PCB level schematic circuit design of silicon evaluation boards

Required Skills:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering in combination with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience
  • Expert level skills in FPGA programming and development
  • Solid system and circuit level troubleshooting capability
  • Significant experience with common bench top measurement equipment including oscilloscopes, DAC’s, BERT’s, TDR, SMU’s, pattern generators. Hands on experience in the lab debugging, probing, and characterizing silicon using a mixture of custom-made and standard equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, source measurement units, etc.
  • Basic understanding of transistor level circuits
  • Experience with ANSI C programming language and/or Python
  • Must currently reside or be open to relocating to San Diego, CA. This role will require you to physically be in the test lab.


  • Experience with board level schematic design
  • Knowledge or experience in software automation for silicon characterization
  • Knowledge or experience in programming and automation using LabView or another suitable programming language


  • Flexible work schedule
  • 100% employer paid benefits
  • 3 weeks vacation time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free snacks & caffeine

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SOC Octal 500 MHz Integrated Pin Electronics/DAC/PPMU/Deskew

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