FPGA/ASIC Verification Engineer

Posted date:  Nov 28, 2022

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

This position is Flexible/Remote

Our Exciting Opportunity

The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be verification of FPGA and/or ASIC designs for new multi-standard radio base station products for 5G, LTE, W-CDMA, and GSM networks. The position may also involve modeling, RTL design, in-system lab bring up and testing, and other typical aspects of FPGA and/or ASIC development. The Ottawa team works very closely with other Radio development teams located in Sweden and China.

What you will do

  • Define FPGA/ASIC verification strategies and specifications.
  • Architect and implement verification environments and VIPs from scratch, and corresponding test suites, using modern verification techniques, e.g. SystemVerilog, UVM, and/or Assertion Based Verification.
  • Define functional and code coverage requirements, and measure and drive closure to targets.
  • Communicate and document results in verification reports.
  • Collaborate with the Hardware, Software, Systems, and Integration teams, to understand requirements and specifications and drive optimal implementations with low defect rates.
  • Direct the work of, and mentor, other FPGA/ASIC Verification Engineers.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of products, simulation tools and processes.

You will bring

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience specializing in FPGA/ASIC Verification, using modern methodologies.
  • Proven ability in assessing a project and independently determining appropriate and comprehensive FPGA/ASIC verification strategies.
  • Expert level knowledge of SystemVerilog, UVM/OVM, SVA, and simulators from major vendors.
  • Familiarity with modern FPGA device families and tools.
  • Skills with scripting languages and tools (TCL, Python, Perl, Make).
  • Knowledge of high speed serial links and protocols, including PCIe, Ethernet, CPRI, and JESD204B/C.
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing, DSP modeling, hardware realizations, and bit-exact verification techniques.
  • An analytical approach, and be results oriented with the ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • High self-motivation, an ability to work independently, while being a great teammate.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent, with demonstrated knowledge and interest in the above-mentioned required skills areas.

You might also have

  • Knowledge of wireless systems.
  • Mathematical analysis skills using Matlab or similar.
  • Experience in RTL design targeting FPGAs/ASICs using SystemVerilog/Verilog/VHDL.
  • SW Object Oriented Programming experience.

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.


What happens once you apply?

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Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.  Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at hr.direct.mana@ericsson.com 


The health, safety and well-being of our employees is our priority. Successful applicants will be required to disclose their vaccination status prior to employment. Except for those positions designated as 100% remote, successful applicants who did not provide the required proof of vaccination will be required to test weekly and wear masks at all Ericsson and customer facilities. This includes employees with medical or religious exemptions with testing as an accommodation.  Compliance with government and customer requirements regarding vaccination may preclude unvaccinated applicants from employment for a particular job. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.


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