Job Description - FPGA Hardware Engineer in San Jose
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FPGA Hardware Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_971574_1465144

Posted 4 days ago

FGPA Hardware Engineer

Who You Are

* B.S./M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related technical field

* Experience with FPGA devices and Verilog HDL

* Experience with System Verilog and UVM methodology

* Ability to interpret hardware system schematics, PCB layouts, and technical functional specifications

* Experience with hardware debug and test in a lab environment

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Proactive and independent initiative for completing work tasks and resolving issues

* Enjoy problem solving and helping others resolve hardware issues

* Able to work independently and with a multi-functional team

Desired Skills/Qualifications/System Experience:

* 5 or more years of experience with FPGA design, using Verilog Hardware Description Language

* 5 or more years of experience in hardware development, debug, and test

* 5 or more years of experience in developing verification testbench and testcases at module or chip level using UVM methodology

* Experience with board level bring-up using hardware debug tools

* Experience with use of lab tools and equipment including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and evaluation boards

* Experience with general hardware product development phases and methodology

* Scripting language experience for automation using Python or Linux shell scripts

* Experience with FPGA verification a plus

* Low level software skills and understanding of CPU bootstrap code a plus

* Experience with security related design principals, methods, and architecture a plus

ATTENTION SUPPLYING AGENCY: Please ensure that you provide attestation, on the Candidate profile, how each candidate can meet or exceed these requirements. Provide a Rating to attest to how Qualified the candidate is for the Skillset/Qualifications requirements outlined by the Cisco Manager.

Additional position requirements:

  • How long will you need this worker on assignment for this agreement? (Quarterly, extendable)
  • Will there be any travel funding needed for this PO? No
  • Will you require any OT funding added to the PO for the quarter? No
  • Can the worker(s) work remote? Or is this strictly an onsite position? Strictly Onsite
  • Would you prefer your interviews to be via: Phone, Email, WebEx, Video or In Person? Webex
  • Is Cisco experience a plus, a must, or not required? (Applies only in US/CAN/INDIA/CHINA) a Plus


  • Do you have your budget approved by Finance? Yes
  • Do you have a BAN# approved - (if applicable to your BU) Yes

**Please note** All positions must be sourced w/in the Cisco Rate Card scale. Should your budget exceed the rate card Maximum, a rate exception will be submitted to Cisco Procurement & will potentially require your VP’s approval. Please work with your MSP Representative for further discussions around the applicable Bill Rate for this posting.


Tenure Policy:

  • (US, Canada & India ONLY) There is an 18 month tenure policy for contractors on a Temporary engagement.
  • If your worker is needed longer, you are eligible to submit a request for up to a 6 month extension.
  • Please work with your MSP Representative for details.

(EMEA Countries will vary by country – Please work with your MSP Representative for specific country policies)

Rate Card Policy:

  • Cisco has a “Rate Exception” policy for bill rates that may exceed the Bill rate Maximum
  • Should this be the case, please work with your MSP Representative.

**Please note** Your MSP Representative will request a Bill Rate in accordance to the years & level of experience for the contractor that you need on assignment (Intermediate – 3+Years, Junior – 5+Years, Senior – 7+ Years)

Subcontracting Services:

  • Cisco Compliance has prohibited Subcontracting services for Temp assignments
  • All Contingent workers must be a W2 employee of the qualified Supplying Agency
  • ***There are no exceptions***

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