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Senior Staff FPGA Engineer

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 6/05/21

Job Description

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

If you wish to be a part of a team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through outstanding talent, and a culture of innovation and collaboration, then this is an opportunity you won't want to miss!

Commscope is hiring a Senior Staff FPGA Engineer in Shakopee MN. We are also open to hiring this position to be based out of other Commscope locations in Forest VA, Lisle IL or Richardson TX

How You'll Help us Connect The World:
As a member of our FPGA engineering team for our DAS product line, this role performs design, implementation, and integration of RTL for LTE and 5GNR radio access points. You will collaborate with peers across many engineering fields on the design of outstanding programmable logic based wireless solutions. This will include participating with hardware, software, and test engineers in bring up, design verification test (DVT) and end-to-end integration of the final product. You will be working in the advanced area of DAS and developing digital interface into the DAS system that uses ORAN interface, support hardware team on circuit board development, writing FPGA code and support thermal simulations/estimations in collaboration with mechanical and electrical engineering team members.

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and eight years of validated experience or master’s degree and five years of relevant experience
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in the implementation of high-speed real-time FPGA RTL
  • FPGA for high-speed real-time data processing applications.
  • Proficiency with VHDL and scripting languages.
  • Recent development experience with Intel PSG and Xilinx FPGAs and CPLDs.
  • Experience working with SoC or equivalent integrated hard or soft processor with programmable logic device.
  • ARM AXI interfaces and DMA.
  • Model based design tools such as DSP Builder and System Generator.
  • Clock domain partitioning, timing constraints rules, static timing closure.
  • Multi-gigabit design (10Gb/s Ethernet, JESD204, 10GBASE-R/KR, or similar).

You Will Excite Us If You Have:
Experience with DSP, 4G /5G modulation. Hierarchical test bench design. Automated vector stimulus input and output vector pass/fail checking/ ChipScope or SignalTap debugger or equivalent methods. Implementation knowledge in the following signal processing areas is highly desirable, Digital NCO, Quadrature Modulator and Demodulator, channel filtering, AGC and PLL and loop filters. LTE or 5GNR Layer 1 radio implementation with end-to-end system integration experience is preferred. Experience in supporting product development through the entire product lifecycle. Demonstrated experience developing and integrating designs in a multi-discipline collaborative engineering environment.

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Why CommScope
CommScope is pushing the boundaries of communications technology. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating 5G, private networks and Gigabit speeds everywhere – we're always anticipating what’s next. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, Cloud and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.
CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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