Digital Design Engineer

Introspect Technology - Montréal, QC (6 months ago)

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Job Description

Introspect seeks a full-time, experienced and dynamic FPGA designer to join our outstanding R&D team. As a member of our world-class team of ASIC and transceiver-based FPGA specialists, you will be actively involved in architecture definition, system design specification, development, verification and support of ASIC, FPGA and system-on-a-chip (SoC) semiconductor products that are integrated into Introspect’s equipment.

This position offers a unique opportunity to work at a rapidly growing global company and to serve leading edge technologies such as MIPI, PCI Express, USB, and 100G/400G telecommunications standards. It also offers the opportunity to explore highly sophisticated digital design techniques and advanced discrete-time signal processing and filtering technologies. Designs developed by successful candidates will be used to enable communications systems, machine-learning platforms, data-center accelerators, as well as low-power mobile solutions.

The ideal candidate is a driven, self-motivated, and highly cooperative top performer who thrives in a flexible engineering environment. The ideal candidate also possesses characters of good judgment, communication, and eagerness to learn and adapt, and he/she is very helpful to his/her peers.


  • Implementation and documentation of highly sophisticated SerDes-based FPGA designs at the RTL level and embedded software level;
  • Development and documentation of system-on-chip IP cores for internal or external use;
  • Development and documentation of test benches, verification flows, and functional models;
  • Key contribution to system, board and FPGA design and implementation;
  • Analysis of customer requirements and proposal of architectural solutions;
  • Key contribution to our design process and methodology;
  • Participation in the debug, performance verification, maintenance and documentation processes;


  • Only self-motivated and highly cooperative top performers will be considered for this position;
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent; a Master’s degree is highly desired;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in FPGA or ASIC design with emphasis on SerDes technology;
  • Hardware design experience (Verilog and System Verilog);
  • Advanced knowledge of ASIC and FPGA design flows; strong digital debug insights;
  • Experience with high-end FPGA tools targeting Intel, Xilinx, and Lattice;
  • Advanced knowledge in timing analysis and leading-edge synthesis tools;
  • Meticulousness combined with excellent organizational skills to achieve quality, cost and delivery objectives;
  • Rigor: possesses a strong sense of organization, detailed execution in order to achieve quality, cost and time objectives;

Job Type: Full-time