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Senior Digital Design Engineer at Swarm64
Berlin, DE

Faced with a huge challenge: Do you shy away or step up to it? Join us, if you dare to unleash a revolution in big and fast data processing. Swarm64 allows ordinary companies using existing relational databases to tap the potential of big and fast data. Customers are excited to gain access to real-time performance without changes to their applications. Our full-stack software and hardware database acceleration plug-in supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB (Oracle in preparation). Our product expresses our ambitions, our style and our values: we strive creatively for products that solve huge challenges and make a difference. We work in agile processes, learn continuously and put people first. Customers and partners enjoy working with us because we are reliable, transparent and open to change. Your Role As a Senior Digital Design Engineer, you will join the Swarm64 Platform team, a skilled group of engineers developing a high performance FPGA accelerator for the database world. You will be involved in all activities of the platform team including computer architecture design, system design, and implementation and verification of system modules. Requirements Soft Skills • Communicator – You can understand and clearly communicate the design specifications and overall system principles. You can exchange ideas and contribute to team decisions that add value to our product. • Pro-active – You master the art of envisioning future problems and flaws, and you take action from early stages to avoid or minimize their impact. • Independent – You can drive your own work reliably. You can identify the moments when you need more input from your team to make sure you are moving on the right track. • You care – You set high quality standards for yourself and you try to minimize technical debt. You are not in a rush and you always strive to produce work that makes you and your colleagues happy. • Listener – You are always open to listen to your colleagues, learn and also identify where you can contribute to the team’s knowledge pool. • Team Player – You enjoy solving challenging problems through collaboration. Hard Skills • Engineering Background – You hold an MSc in Electrical Engineering or similar with several years of experience. • Digital Design –

You have proven experience of the product design cycle from several projects. o You have high proficiency in hardware description languages and FPGA synthesis tools o You are conscious on how tools perform the technology mapping of your code. • Verification – You are able to test your designs and apply best practices to achieve code reuse and discover issues as early as possible. • Computer Architecture – You have experience with creating new computer hardware. You can understand algorithmic problems, identify the required resources and dimension a design accordingly • Build & Scripting – You are comfortable with Python and CMAKE or similar. Your Daily Work • Discuss with software and database engineers and understand algorithmic trade-off and bottlenecks • Design computer hardware (RTL) to accelerate the DB system performance • Implement unit tests for RTL modules or UVM test benches for (sub)systems • Optimize our FPGA design to meet frequency, bandwidth and latency goals • Verify the implemented hardware on target • Troubleshoot the design to resolve potential issues • Follow TDD and Agile principles