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FPGA Engineer

Apply now Job no: 502315
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Khoury College of Computer Sciences, College of Engineering

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:

The applicant will support a cutting edge cloud computer system by installing and supporting FPGAs in various configurations for a wide variety of potential configurations and applications.  This support will involve both hardware and software.


The engineer is expected to support getting real boards to work in a production setting.   The candidate should have a good background in programming and using FPGAs.  Familiarity with high speed interconnects, including transceivers is a plus.  Knowledge of programming and systems, preferably clouds, is also a plus.  A strong candidate can learn some of these skills on the job. 


BS in EE/CE/CS with 1 year of working experience of FPGAs or a MS degree

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Additional Information:


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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