Principal Software Configuration Engineer | Yerevan Branch

Deadline: 09 June 2022

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Hardware Design / Engineering

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

Instigate Semiconductor CJSC recruits Principal Software Configuration Engineer in Yerevan.
As a member of the FPGA Software Development team, the candidate will be responsible to guide and/or develop the software to configure IP blocks in Instigate Semiconductor FPGAs like SERDES, Etherent, PCIe, PLL and Memories (DDR, RAMs and uPROM) involving UI development and Netlist generation. In this role, the candidate would work in Yerevan and collaborate with Software Engineering teams across different geographical locations to understand the requirements from Silicon Architecture specifications, design, code, verify, review and approve verification plans. The candidate must be a team player, possess good communication skills and able to work in a fast-paced challenging environment.

Job responsibilities

  • Read and understand the Silicon Architecture specifications doc
  • Guide and/or develop the software to configure IP blocks in Instigate Semiconductor FPGAs like SERDES, Etherent, PCIe, PLL and Memories (DDR, RAMs and uPROM) involving UI development and Netlist generation
  • Software development using C++, Qt frameworks and TCL
  • Generation of design files (netlist, register settings, timing constraints files) for various hard IP blocks on MCHP FPGAs.
  • Should be able to capture the requirements and create Software requirements document.
  • Should be able to estimate the efforts and provide the plan for completing the requirements.
  • Propose / review test plans
  • Work across with multiple teams in accomplishing the tasks.
  • Debugging and Bug fixing
  • Assist and train Junior engineers
  • Bring a self-motivated and enthusiastic approach that will achieve any new requirements and overcome all challenges
  • Ability to work independently and to schedule requirements.

Required qualifications

  • Discipline (BE/BTech/ME/MTech preferred) and 8+ years of experience in software development
  • Experience with industrial standard protocols like PCIe, High speed Serial Connectivity Ethernet, SPI, I2C, USB, GPIO, AXI/AHB and Memory architectures DDR/SDRAM/DMA
  • Exposure to FPGAs and FPGA software tool chain
  • Experience in writing scripts in Tcl/Perl/Python
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are must
  • Experience in software development using C++ Programming Language is plus
  • Understanding of Verilog, Developing GUI using Qt is plus
  • Good written and verbal communication in English
  • Good attitude, result driven & ability to deliver on next gen technology

Required candidate level: Not defined

Additional information

Interested candidates should send their CV to [email protected] email address indicating the position title in the subject line of the email.

Competitive salary depending on experience and skills. A package of benefits including medical insurance.

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Annual salary review
Medical insurance
Teambuilding and corporate events
"Baby born" package
Free parking
Day off
Reward System
Company performance-based bonuses
Special day-offs
13th salary
Staff referral program
Professional Certification/College Reimbursement
Parental Leave
No dress code

Contact details


Address: 134 Tsarav Aghbyur St, Yerevan, Armenia

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