Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Requisition ID: 200053
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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.
Primary function of position:
We are seeking a talented FPGA design engineer to join our FPGA Core design team. The successful candidate will work with a group of dedicated engineers focused on developing the world’s best surgical robotics systems.
As a member of the FPGA Core team, the individual in this position will play a key role in FPGA design - developing and integrating FPGA designs for communications, embedded processing, sensor interfacing and motor control.
In this role you will:
Qualifications• Work closely on a daily basis with other FPGA team members to build and maintain a world-class FPGA design platform.• Be provided with the challenge for delivering the highest quality FPGA designs that are critical to the safety and effectiveness of our robotics systems.• Own entire FPGA designs from concept to production.• Develop modular FPGA content for highly shared applications.• Continually be exposed to, evaluate, and implement new technologies, tools, and processes.• Provide your input on architectural decisions ranging from FPGA designs to electrical system architecture implementation.• Understand system-level requirements in order to develop FPGA specification documentation.• Collaborate with our FPGA Verification team to identify and implement essential FPGA functional simulation coverage.• Have the opportunity to learn from and work with many cross-functional teams – Hardware, Software, Mechanical, Manufacturing – to ensure correct implementation of FPGA designs from concept to system integration.• Design, implement, and perform critical robotic in-system verification and validation procedures for your FPGA designs to ensure that the overall product meets required specifications.
Basic Skill/Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.• Strong verbal and written communication skills.• Experience with Verilog HDL.• Experience in implementing FPGAs with Xilinx ISE/Vivado or similar.• Experience in implementing simulation test benches with ModelSim, QuestaSim or similar.• Familiar with using lab equipment – oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, power supplies, etc.• Experience with FPGA bringup, debug, and software/system integration.
Preferred Skill/Job Requirements:
We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.