CommScope, Inc. Engineer, Senior, FPGA in Forest, Virginia

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General Summary

The Senior FPGA Engineer is responsible for architecture, design, implementation, and integration of RTL for radio products. Design functions will include Multi-Gig Serdes, LTE Physical Layer, fronthaul compression, and baseband quadrature signal processing. Architecture activities will involve concept development, design partitioning, device sizing/selection, and workload estimation for FPGA tasks. The engineer will participate with Hardware and Software engineers for bring up, design verification testing (DVT) and end-to-end integration.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering with 8+ or Master in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of experience.

  • Architects digital systems for use in wireless communication networks.

  • Designs, simulates, and implements LTE Layer 1 in an FPGA.

  • Designs, simulates, and implements data compression functionality.

  • Works closely with RF and SW teams for design and integration, as well as debug and test/validation.

  • Provides mentorship to junior engineers as a subject-area expert.

  • Maintains revision control of FPGA release code base. Xilinx Vivado synthesizer Matlab and Simulink.

  • Model based design tools such as Xilinx System Generator, DSP Builder

  • Digital Signal Processing for RF such as Digital NCO, Quadrature modulator and demodulator, Channel filtering, FFT/iFFT, AGC and PLL filters

  • Clock domain partitioning, timing constraints rules, static timing closure.

  • Hierarchical test bench design.

  • Automated vector stimulus input and output pass/fail checking

  • Strong communication skills, and demonstrated ability to work in multi-site and multi-discipline engineering environments.

  • Working knowledge of SoC-based FPGAs involving MC-DMA and AXI interconnect for high-speed data processing. ChipScope/SignalTap debugger or equivalent method experience

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