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.

Position Profile Name:
Sr. Applications Engineer
Requisition No.:
Type of Position:
Regular, Exempt
Reports to:
Sr. Director of Product Applications
Santa Clara, California

Job Description/Responsibilities
Provide support to customers worldwide, to resolve challenging technical issues and ensure successful integration of Achronix programmable logic solutions.
Work with internal engineering teams to communicate feedback and issues and to drive improvement in customer support.
Provide technical expertise in both a pre- and post-sales role to field teams and customers.
Put together reference/demo designs, other technical collateral like user guides and application notes to showcase and document FPGA features to customers.
Provide on-site support to customers as needed, for issues ranging from software set-up to benchmarking and silicon characterization.
Help with bring-up efforts and debug by working closely with Engineering, building test cases for lab measurements and production test systems.

Required Skills
Solid understanding of FPGA/programmable logic architecture and design flows.
Expertise in RTL definition using Verilog HDL; System Verilog and VHDL knowledge is also helpful.
Strong logic design skills, synthesis, timing, place and route and simulation for FPGA flows. Experience with FPGA tools is a must-have.
FPGA configuration, high-speed I/O interfaces, signal integrity, board and chip-level debug
Knowledge of back-end (ASIC) implementation methodology, concepts and tools is a plus.
Good communication and writing skills with ability to multi-task.

Preferred Skills
Fluency in Mandarin, and ability to translate from English to Mandarin is a plus.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE, CE or equivalent work experience
4 years experience working with FPGAs in an applications or system-level role
Ability to work in the lab with test equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, logic analyzers etc.)