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Productivity Engineer at Bigstream
Mountain View, CA, US

In this highly visible role as a senior member of our CAD team, you will architect, develop, maintain and improve compiler, design implementation and simulation methodology as well as solutions for our FPGA designers. You will be working with different FPGA solution providers and our internal software team to provide flows/methodologies for the different tool sets. You will collaborate with FPGA design and verification engineers, third party IP providers, and our internal software team to optimize workflow productivity. Work will also involve partnering with third party EDA tool vendors to drive and lead effort of developing and validating flows, improving design environment, validating checks and doing results analysis.

By joining the Bigstream team, you are entering a world of cutting edge development and innovation, where you will get both encouragement and guidance as well as a free hand to solve tough technical problems using good design and your personal inspiration. As a member of a well-funded early stage startup you will receive an equity share and market rate salary, as well as good food, rocking coffee, company outings and freedom to be yourself. And, of course, medical and 401k benefits too.

Responsibilities 
• Architect, develop, maintain and improve compiler, design implementation and simulation methodology and solutions for FPGA designers 
• Work with different FPGA solution providers and our software team to provide flows/methodologies for different tool sets 
• Collaborate with FPGA design and verification engineers, third party IP providers, and internal software team to optimize workflow productivity 
• Partner with third party EDA tool vendors to drive and lead effort of developing and validating flows 
• Improve design environment, validate checks, and perform results analysis

Qualifications 
• MS or PhD in Computer Science and/or Computer Engineering 
• 8+ years of industry experience in FPGA development and/or related CAD/automation support areas involving various software and hardware 
• Deep understanding of hardware compiler technologies 
• Ability to pursue productivity, quality, speed and capacity issues related to high-level design language to gate level hardware compiler technology 
• Proficiency with Intel and Xilinx FPGA tools, High Level Synthesis compilers, Verilog, Scala, Perl, openCL, scripting. Chisel is a plus. 
• Strong experience with FPGA tools and related EDA tools. 
• Fluency in SKILL, Scala, Python, Perl, TCL, or Shell 
• Proficiency with the Xilinx Vivado tool suits, Xilinx SDAccell and Intel Quatrus tools 
• Experience in evaluating different development environment related CAD tool/product applications and driving EDA vendors to meet design requirements 
• Knowledge of overall FPGA development methodologies and productivity optimization 
• Understanding of FPGA designs and good knowledge of system performance optimization 
• Ability to provide automations for rapid and dynamic design needs 
• Knowledge in Jira, Github, Jenkins and setting up automated regressions 
• Understanding behavioral models for hardware, experience in HLS, Verilog and Chisel is a plus 
• Good written and verbal interpersonal skills and able to work well with multi-functional teams.

Bigstream welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives in all functions of the business.