Electrical Engineer II

Rochester, NY


FPGA Design Engineer

Position Summary :

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics.

The LLE Electronics and Controls Engineering group has a broad portfolio of custom embedded electronics and consumer off the shelf (COTS) products deployed across the lab. We are seeking an experienced FPGA design engineer to aid in the development of new solutions and support of the exiting install base of devices across the facility. The successful candidate should have a BSEE/BSEET and 3 years of experience or equivalent training and experience.

Requirements include the ability to demonstrate a theoretical and hands-on knowledge of the following:

  • Strong working knowledge of VHDL coding

  • Experience with RTL simulation

  • Familiarity with circuit design, development, and troubleshooting

Desired skills or experience includes:

  • Experience with AMD/Xilinx Vivado or ISE

  • Familiarity with high-speed transceivers used in PCIe or fiber optics

  • Embedded programming in Linux

  • CAD schematic capture

  • Curiosity and a desire to learn new concepts, skills, and techniqu

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $70,197 - $105,295 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time