RTL Design Engineer, Ethernet (6400-1037)

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.

The India Technology Center leads all SoC development at Achronix Semiconductor, working on end-to-end design development, from architecture development all the way to chip tape-out for Achronix’s Speedster and Speedcore class of FPGAs. The team owns the design of various high-speed SerDes, memory and NoC architecture subsystems, maximizing the data bandwidth and latency in and out of Achronix FPGAs.

Job Description/Responsibilities          

The opening is for an RTL design engineer who is responsible for the design and integration of different SerDes subsystems that go into Achronix’s Speedster class of FPGAs, especially Ethernet MAC and PCS. This employee will be responsible for subsystem-level IP RTL design and integration that meets high-quality RTL design standards, plus performance, power and frequency targets. This employee is expected to take independent ownership of complex design challenges. The primary responsibilities include:

  • Micro-architecture development from a high-level PRD or specification
  • RTL code development
  • Timing constraints development with STA team
  • Support performance modeling
  • Post-Si bring-up support
  • FPGA-specific soft IP generation

The employee is also expected to participate regularly in interactions with global teams spanning system engineering, software and product engineering

Required Skills

  • Expertise with SerDes-related protocols and design, specifically Ethernet
  • Expertise in other SerDes protocols, such as PCIe, CXL, etc. is a plus
  • Experience in micro-architecture development is preferred
  • Strong RTL coding skills, with good working knowledge of Verilog and System Verilog
  • Hands-on experience of implementing multi-protocol PCS (PCIE/Ethernet/Interlaken) is a plus
  • Hands-on experience in integrating/validating System interconnect (AXI interconnect)
  • Experience with synthesis and STA constraints development and timing analysis is a plus
  • Experience with post-Si bring-up and debug is a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, with a proactive mindset

Education and Experience

  • Preferred BS/MS + 4-12 years of experience in RTL design and verification
  • Previous experience with at least two product developments, preferably including post-Si bring-up

Job Details

Job Title
RTL Design Engineer, Ethernet (6400-1037)
Requisition No
Type of Position
Full Time
Reports To
Sr. Manager, Hardware Engineering
Bangalore, India
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