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Requisition Number 18-0003
Title Principal FPGA Design Engineer
City Alhambra
State CA
Description EMCORE Corporation designs and manufactures Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market. EMCORE was the pioneer in linear fiber optic transmission technology, and today is a leader in optical components, as well as a provider of complete end-to-end solutions for high-speed communications network infrastructures, enabling systems and service providers to meet growing demand for bandwidth and connectivity. EMCORE’s advanced optical technologies are designed for cable television (CATV) and fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) networks, telecommunications and data centers, satellite communications, aerospace and defense, wireless networks, and broadcast and professional audio/video systems. With its world-class InP semiconductor wafer fabrication facility, EMCORE has fully vertically-integrated manufacturing capability and also provides contract design, foundry and component packaging services. EMCORE is headquartered in Alhambra, California, USA with InP wafer fabrication operations in Alhambra, and ISO 9001 certified manufacturing in Alhambra and Beijing, China. For further information, please visit

EMCORE Corporation is looking for a Sr. FPGA design engineer in full time or contractor basis.

• Fiber optical gyroscope (FOG) and inertial measurement unit (IMU) product design and development, drive from concepts to the end.
• Requirements capture, Digital/FPGA architecture and design, implementation, test, and debug
• Develop and verify multi-rate, fixed-point DSP algorithms, IIR/FIR filters, and PID etc.
• RTL coding and simulation in Verilog, System Verilog, or VHDL.
• Work with minimal supervision
• MS EE, CE, or Computer science major
• Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

• 5+ years of experience Altera/Xilinx FPGA and ARM Based SOC FPGA processors
• Experience and knowledge on digital signal processing (DSP) and implementations
• Experience on Verilog or VHDL, scripting language,
• Experience on simulation and synthesis (e.g. ModelSim, Synopsys, FPGA-specific tools).
• Experiences on digital, mixed signal circuit designs.
• Experience and knowledge of DDR3/4, LPDDR3/4, NAND Flash, CAN, SPI, and USB etc.
• Experience using revision control
• Experience on software/hardware partitions and trades, hands-on system performance verification and validation in the lab.

Due to the nature of the products, applicants must be a US citizen or a Permanent Resident.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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