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FPGA Developer | Core Engineering

Leading Global Quant Trading & Investment Firm


Posted 1 Mth Ago

About the Company:

This is a quantitative trading and investment firm with a disciplined and systematic quantitative approach to identify factors that consistently generate alpha. These factors are then coupled with our proprietary ultra-low latency trading systems and robust risk management to develop trading strategies across asset classes (equities, commodities, currencies, fixed income) that trade on global exchanges.

They are looking for a ‘full stack’ FPGA developer with at least 3 years of industry experience in hardware development to help build out hardware platform for low latency trading.


  • Design, implementation, test, integration and delivery of low latency trading systems.
  • Development of low latency designs in Verilog/System Verilog
  • Development of test harnesses to verify developed items using self-checking test benches, BFMs, etc.
  • Integration of the developed firmware on the target hardware with other system components and software
  • Release of developed items
  • Contribute to peer design reviews
  • Undertake requirements capture
  • Work in fast moving, short feedback development environment
  • Ensure that all business activity is conducted in line with company values, policies and ethics codes of conduct
  • Undertake any other activity as reasonably requested by management

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Degree qualified in electronics/engineering related subject; however, experience will be considered in lieu of formal academic qualifications
  • 3 years of industry experience
  • Excellent design standards and strong debug skills
  • Hands on Digital Design and FPGA Architecture experience is required
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • An appreciation of digital hardware design
  • Experience of developing self-checking testbenches, BFMs
  • An appreciation of other engineering disciplines; Software, Networking
  • Familiarity with digital communications protocols and general networking experience
  • Experience of developing on large Altera and Xilinx FPGAs
  • Experience in writing RTL in Verilog/System Verilog or VHDL
  • Working knowledge of the following engineering tools – Vivado and Questasim
  • Experience of working in a linux-based development environment
  • Scripting; tcl/tk, python

Why You Should Join Us:

  • Great People. We’re curious engineers, mathematicians, statisticians and like to have fun while achieving our goals
  • Transparent Structure. Our employees know that we value their ideas and contributions
  • Relaxed Environment. We have a flat organizational structure with frequent activities for all employees such as yearly offsites, happy hours, corporate sports teams, etc.
  • Health & Wellness Programs. We believe that a balanced employee is more productive. A stocked kitchen, gym membership and generous vacation package are just some of the perks that we offer our employees