FPGA Designer

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, AKKA [2019-12439]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

For one of our clients in the High Tech sector we are looking for an FPGA Designer, because of an expansion of the business.

Our client is responsible for designing and producing high-tech machines and machine modules.


Your role:

  • You will be responsible for defining and realizing new VHDL firmware designs and for modifying existing VHDL firmware, including the hardware/software interface of the machine.
  • Your activities include specifying and documenting requirements, implementing and simulating VHDL code and also testing the firmware in test setups and in the machine module.
  • As FPGA Designer you are the first point of contact for questions related to this topic. In the projects, you work together with the electronics architect and designers of all disciplines (software, mechatronics, mechanics).

This position is based in the Electronics group and you will report to the Group Leader Electronics.


  • Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of industrial experience in VHDL for FPGA design (VHDL RTL, synthesis, compilation and timing closure).
  • Experience with FPGA design flow (Altera Quartus/Xilinx ISE) and functional & gate level simulation using Mentor Modelsim and/or Questa Sim.
  • Experience with FPGA debugging tools (ILA ChipScope, Signaltap) and lab equipment.
  • Affinity to work and discuss with hardware and software engineers on a technical level.
  • Team player, analytical, pragmatic, creative and pro-active.
  • Good communication skills and proficient in English and preferably in Dutch.
  • Ambition for a broad personal development in the technology field.
  • Good in time management and setting priorities.
  • Affinity with mechatronics/control systems is a plus!

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