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Principal FPGA Design Engineer

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 7/29/21

Job Description

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

If you wish to be a part of a team that is 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! Here, you will find a collaborative culture that encourages authenticity and champions inclusiveness. Come connect to your future.

Commscope is hiring a Principal FPGA Design Engineer in Lowell, MA

How You'll Help us Connect The World:

As a member of our FPGA engineering team in the Broadband Access product line, this role will be instrumental in the design, implementation and integration of RTL for Remote Phy (RxD) cable and Passive Optical Network (PON) products. We work as a multi-disciplinary engineering team on groundbreaking products that delivers high speed connectivity to communications companies around the world. Our engineers collaborate with peers across many engineering fields on the design of outstanding programmable logic based wireline solutions. Our FPGA Engineers participate with hardware, software, and test engineers in bring up, design verification test and end-to-end integration of the final product. As a key member of the advanced area of PON, we will look to you for developing digital interfaces in RxD products, supporting the hardware team on circuit board development, writing FPGA code and supporting thermal simulations/estimations in collaboration with mechanical and electrical engineering team members. You will be encouraged to work with the engineers from other CommScope sites on joint designs and to share the best design practices and tools.

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering/ Computer Science with 12 years of proven experience OR Master’s in Electronic Engineering / Computer Science and eight years of validated experience
  • Expertise in implementing designs with Verilog &/ or VHDL languages and completing ASIC or FPGA Xilinx and/or Intel designs. Ability to find and correct bugs during simulation, lab and customer deployments as needed. Experience working in a revision-controlled (E.g. ClearCase) environment
  • Experience in successfully completing development from concept through production and field deployment.

You Will Excite Us If You Have:

Communication sector experience or knowledge. Some experience in verification for example with System Verilog and Synopsys UVM. Ability to write scripts.

What happens after you apply?

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Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. 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.

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at [Register to View] You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at

Company Details

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