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Istuary Innovation Group
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Sr. FPGA Engineer

Reference ID: 1010506/2010506
Software and Programming
Information Technology
Full Time
Toronto, ON     
Vancouver, BC     

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Istuary Innovation Group (Istuary) is a Canadian pioneer in building international high-tech platforms for technology innovations and start-ups. The company group is uniquely structured and positioned to integrate research, venture capital and business consulting into a unified growth model. The goal of the company is not only to foster the most innovative start-ups to achieve business successes globally, but also to establish a bridge between North America and Asia, to connect entrepreneurs, exchange technological resources, and gather funding between international markets.

We are a young dynamic company who enjoys the vibes of international technology and cultural digital creative innovation. We believe in Canadian technology should be globalized from Day One, and we are aiming to help ambitious start-ups expand overseas and help individuals make their entrepreneurial dreams come to reality. If you want to achieve the life goals which you are proud of, let us present you the opportunities to realize your dreams. Istuary is not just a job, it is the way.

Job Scope
As a Senior FPGA Engineer, you will be responsible for working closely with ASIC designer and embedded FW engineer to develop and maintain an FPGA pre-prototype platform. Responsibilities for this position include development of FPGA board, integrating sub-system designs, implementing and testing RTL, high speed I/Os, functional modules, and data flows of Storage SoCs.


  • Develop FPGA platform that can accommodate development and verification of current and future SoCs
  • Develop processes and tools to accelerate design and integration of complex HW SoC design
  • Work with 3rd party IPs to bring up high speed I/O interfaces
  • Bring up of all sub-system blocks and system level integration
  • Optimize design for FPGA utilization and performance
  • Develop embedded firmware for system level stress test
  • Hands on debug capability using lab equipment and debugger tools


  • MS or BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of IC or FPGA IP/VIP integration and design experience
  • Expertise in working with Altera/Xilinx FPGAs and tools
  • Experience with synthesis, place and route, timing constraint generation and timing analysis for complex SoC designs
  • Experience with CPU architectures, high speed I/Os and on-chip interconnects, multi clock domain design and clock management
  • Experience in PCB design, layout, and board bring up
  • Embedded processor coding experience
  • The ability to analyze complex HW issues and find resolutions
  • Skills to recreate issues in simulation environment
  • Detail analytical skills to root cause issues
  • Find creative solutions to difficult problems

Highly Desirable Skills

  • High level verification methodologies and Hardware description languages (System Verilog) experience
  • Flexible to move between all IC Design/Verification activities
  • Experience with embedded FW or FW support experiences
  • Experience of working on storage products
  • Knowledge of silicon testing/qualification procedure/methodology for production
  • Experience in scripting in Linux environment, using TCL, PERL, etc.

Company Offers
This is a full-time employment opportunity. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, top off with endless learning and development opportunities and a rewarding career. If this sounds like you, please send us your resume. Please put our job number “#” in your email subject line when apply. Only a selected amount of candidates will be contacted. The posting will be closed until the vacancy is filled.

Posted: October 14, 2016
Closes:December 13, 2016
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51-200 employees

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About Istuary Innovation Group

Istuary Innovation Group (Istuary) is a company pioneering an integrated platform to incubate and accelerate highly successful startups that scale internationally. Istuary is uniquely positioned to...