Sr. Manager, Product Planning (7810-1005)

Job Title

Sr. Manager, Product Planning (7810-1005)

Product Planning
Santa Clara, CA

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation is a fabless semiconductor corporation based in Santa Clara, California, offering high-performance FPGA solutions. Achronix is the only supplier to have both high-performance and high-density standalone FPGAs and embedded FPGA (eFPGA) solutions in high-volume production. Achronix's FPGA and eFPGA IP offerings are further enhanced by ready-to-use PCIe accelerator cards targeting AI, ML, networking and data center applications. All of Achronix's products are supported by best-in-class EDA software tools.

Position Profile Name:Sr. Manager, Product Planning

Requisition No.:7810-1005

Type of Position:Regular, Exempt

Reports to:

VP & Chief Technologist

Location:Santa Clara, California

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Product Planning group at Achronix is looking for an all-around, broadly-oriented, hands-on team member who is highly motivated to make Achronix FPGA products the most compelling solution for customer requirements across a wide variety of disciplines, varying from AI/ML, Networking, 5G, Compute Acceleration and Storage. Achronix focuses on high-performance FPGA solutions in the form of standalone FPGAs and embedded FPGA IP (eFPGA) manufactured on a variety of technology nodes ranging from modern to cutting-edge.

Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Thorough understanding of the FPGA market and economics of the products in various end markets and use cases
  • Build business cases, ROI analysis and competitive positioning of new product initiatives
  • Explore and define new vertical technical solutions
  • Research existing market approaches and innovate on them
  • Conduct competitive and SWOT analysis and positioning of our products vs competition
  • Specify requirements for productization, including contributing to MRDs and approving PRDs
  • Work with engineering to help convert ideas into products
Secondary Job Responsibilities
  • Support sales with customer-oriented case studies
  • Perform analyses and generate proposals to solve customer challenges
  • Prepare and review analyses and presentations
  • Support marketing by developing white papers, online publications and conference submissions
Preferred Skills
  • Self-motivated/self-starting team player focused on collaboration
  • Thorough understanding of the FPGA market and competitors
  • Understanding of architectural and implementation aspects of FPGAs
  • FPGA hardware, software and device modeling methodology
  • Domain knowledge in areas such Networking, AI/ML, Compute Acceleration, 5G, Security, Test and Measurement, FinTech and/or Computational Storage
  • The ideal candidate has expertise in one or more areas, such as high speed SerDes, Gen5 PCIe, CXL, 400G Ethernet, high speed memory interfaces, CPU cores, NoC, and how to interact with the FPGA core
  • Superb communication skills
  • Proven track record on innovations
  • Strong ability to independently recognize problems and a strong drive toward robust problem resolution
Education and Experience
  • BSEE/CE/CS plus 10 years of experience, or MSEE/MSCE/CS plus 7 years of experience
  • Business degree is an additional benefit