Mid-Level Board Design/SI/Systems Engineer (6410-1006)

Achronix is a privately held fabless corporation based in Santa Clara, California and offers high-performance FPGA solutions. Achronix's history is one of pushing the boundaries in the high-performance FPGA market. Achronix offerings include programmable FPGA fabrics, discrete high-performance and high-density FPGAs with hardwired system-level blocks, data center and HPC hardware accelerator boards, and best-in-class EDA software supporting all Achronix products.

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Define and execute device characterization activities for high-speed serial interfaces up to 56 Gbaud data rates.
  • Characterize both transmit and receive interfaces using standards-defined methodologies.
  • Develop automation for test equipment using Python and/or TCL to support bring-up and characterization.
  • Design, synthesize, and compile FPGA logic to support characterization of various device interfaces.
  • Support applications teams and third-party vendors in providing guidance on Achronix device high-speed interface and memory configuration and use.
  • Support board-level configuration circuits and options for the FPGA.


  • Experience with the characterization of SerDes and high-speed serial interfaces.
  • Experience with electronic test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, BERTs, TDRs, etc.
  • Working knowledge of signal and power integrity principles as applied to high-speed serial interface design on PCBs.
  • Experience with de-embedding PCB traces using measured S-parameters and vendor application software is a plus.
  • Experience with software automation of test equipment using TCL and/or Python is a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of PAM4 electrical coding a plus.
  • Knowledge of SQL databases for characterization data storage/analysis is a plus.
  • Experience developing FPGA logic (Verilog / synthesis) a strong plus.
  • Good communication skills and ability to multi-task.


  • At least 5 years’ experience working on PCB design, board bring-up, and system-level debug
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE, CE or equivalent work experience.

Job Details

Job Title
Mid-Level Board Design/SI/Systems Engineer (6410-1006)
Requisition No
Type of Position
Full Time
Reports To
Manager, Systems Engineering Hardware
System Engineering
Santa Clara, California
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