Senior FPGA Architect

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About the Role

We are recruiting a Senior FPGA Architect, reporting to the Head of the Hardware Department, you will be responsible for the design and optimisation of complex, high-performance FPGA architectures. Your role will also involve supervising the design teams and taking an active part in the continuous improvement of development processes and tools within the R&D department.

The main tasks are the following

Design of FPGA architectures

  • Design highly optimised FPGA architectures, taking into account performance, power consumption and cost constraints.
  • Participate in defining technical specifications in collaboration with design teams and project managers
  • Design and develop key functional blocks, IPs and complete systems using hardware description languages such as VHDL and Verilog.

Supervision and coaching

  • Supervise and lead FPGA design teams
  • Provide in-depth technical expertise to team members and guide them in solving complex problems
  • Ensure effective coordination between the different teams and disciplines involved in design projects

Continuous improvement

  • Actively participate in the improvement of FPGA design processes, identifying areas for optimisation and proposing innovative solutions
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams to develop and integrate automated design tools and efficient workflows

Technical expertise

  • Provide high-level technical support to solve complex design and implementation problems
  • Monitor technological trends and advances in the FPGA field, and integrate them into ongoing projects

Collaboration and communication

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including the validation team, embedded software teams and project managers
  • Effectively communicate progress, challenges and solutions to internal and external stakeholders

About you

You have an engineering degree (Bac+5) or university equivalent and at least 5 years' experience.

You have the ability to keep up to date with the latest trends and technological advances in the field. You are also willing, autonomous and passionate about technology.

The skills required for the position are

  • Fluency in written and spoken English,
  • Strong hardware programming skills in VHDL and/or Verilog
  • Demonstrated experience in designing highly optimised architectures in terms of performance, energy consumption and cost.
  • Experience in supervising design teams and managing complex projects
  • Excellent problem-solving and technical communication skills
  • Knowledge of FPGA design methodologies and associated design and verification tools

About VITEC

VITEC is a French ETI created in 1988. We currently have over 550 employees in 19 countries around the world.

VITEC is a market-leading provider of IPTV, digital signage and video streaming technologies that help organisations harness the power of video to communicate, educate and entertain. VITEC is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, archiving and streaming over IP. Our end-to-end video streaming solutions enable customers to capture TV and video content directly from any source and manage its delivery, as channels or within digital signage screens, to any connected device via an existing network.

From corporate, broadcast and venues, to accommodation, government and military, VITEC has global expertise in delivering complex, proAV solutions. VITEC’s award-winning IPTV platform is a powerful suite of services for content management, digital signage, video archiving, and video wall processing.

Headquartered in Paris, France, we have a global reach through our offices across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

How to Apply

VITEC is an equal opportunity employer, and the only thing that matters to us is your ability to do this role. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with an indication of your salary expectations to careers.france@~@vitec.com

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Pioneering The Field of Technology

VITEC has been pioneering the field of MPEG technology ever since it introduced the world's first MPEG-1 encoder for Micro Computers in 1992.


VITEC is a market-leading provider of IPTV, digital signage and video streaming technologies that help organisations harness the power of video to communicate, educate and entertain. VITEC is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, archiving, and streaming over IP. Our end-to-end video streaming solutions enable customers to capture TV and video content directly from any source and manage its delivery, as channels or within digital signage screens, to any connected device via an existing network.

From corporate, broadcast and venues, to accommodation, government and military, VITEC has global expertise in delivering complex, proAV solutions. VITEC’s award-winning IPTV platform is a powerful suite of services for content management, digital signage, video archiving, and video wall processing. Our encode/decode solutions are 100% hardware based, including PCIe cards with SDK for custom design or OEM for high-performance video systems.

Headquartered in Paris, France, we have a global reach through our offices across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Making a difference with green initiatives, VITEC is the first Zero Carbon MPEG company and encourages customers to buy GreenPEG™ for continued environmental efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

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