FPGA Developer for test and measurement devices (m/f/d)

The company

Swabian Instruments is a young high-tech company from Stuttgart (Germany) that is developing world-leading FPGA based instrumentation, including digital pattern generators and time-to-digital converters (TDCs) with a timing jitter down to the picosecond. Our revolutionary measurement architecture supports cutting edge research across disciplines like quantum technology, life sciences, and timing & synchronization. Hundreds of customers worldwide, many of them at the world’s leading research institutions, rely on our flexible instrumentation which enables a strikingly faster implementation of their research projects. In close collaboration with our customers, we create new software and hardware solutions to meet the needs of tomorrow’s scientists.

Your role

Our R&D team is designing novel high-speed time-to-digital converters and digital pattern generators for quantum computers and other scientific experiments. We are looking for an outstanding FPGA developer to become part of this endeavour. Our offer is an engineering position with a challenging mission statement within high-performance instrumentation, and the possibility to become a key person in Swabian Instruments’ growing R&D team.

Your tasks

  • Design low jitter FPGA based time-to-digital converters
  • Develop FPGA designs for demanding digital pattern generation
  • Implement an output delay calibration on the picosecond time scale
  • Optionally: Develop C++ interfaces for our FPGA cores
  • Optionally: Contribute to the electronics design of our digital pattern generators

Your profile

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent FPGA design skills are an absolute must
  • Proven track record of key contributions to high-performance FPGA designs
  • C++ and electronics development skills are a plus

What you can expect

  • You will create FPGA designs for state of the art test and measurement equipment
  • Modern tooling and devices like Xilinx Ultrascale+, Vivado, Git, Python, …
  • An open-minded atmosphere with a flat organization and flexible working hours

Are you the one? Contact us by phone or submit your application via email today!

Nina Konrad and Marlene Pfisterer