Vlaamse Technische Kring


Sector: IT

Stad: Copernicuslaan 50, 2018 Antwerpen Belgium

ASIC/FPGA Design and Validation Engineer

The Fixed Networks Division is one of the key divisions in Alcatel-Lucent focusing on making Ultra Broadband Access possible for all users in the world. The fixed access product portfolio consists out of Fiber and Copper Access technology. In both domains the ASIC and FPGA System On Chips (SoC’s) are the heart of the system, making it possible for Alcatel-Lucent to have differentiating products at the right cost points.

Continuous innovation is required in the FTTH product line and in the DSL product line, with next generation PON technologies and next generation DSL technologies on our roadmap (like xGPON/ NGPON2, System Level vectoring, G.Fast…) To strengthen our world-wide ASIC/FPGA development team, our team is looking for talented engineers that are inspired by innovative and challenging projects that make a difference in the day to day life of everybody in the world. We are looking for individuals that want to work in a team with highly skilled and motivated colleagues.

You will:

◊ be active from the concept phase till the release of the product into the field. ◊ contribute to the system design, the ASIC/FPGA feasibility studies, you will work in an inspiring team atmosphere with hardware description languages like VHDL or Verilog, scripting languages like TCL/TK, perl or python and programming languages like C/C++ or systemC when appropriate. ◊ after the implementation, enjoy the verification simulation phase and on-target validation phase on the board containing the FPGA or ASIC. Specific verification languages and methodologies like systemverilog/UVM are used when needed. You will contribute to synthesis, place & route and static timing verification. ◊ for this job, use a rich set of software tools including commercial EDA tools from Mentor Graphics, Synopys, Cadence, Xilinx and Altera. ◊ work closely together with PCB hardware development engineers, SW development & test engineers to bring the complete HW product to the market on time and with the right quality.

Your main challenges will be:

◊ to understand the product, the system and learn fast. ◊ the willingness to accept and overcome challenges. ◊ to think “out-of-the-box”. ◊ to apply creative solutions to complex technical problems using a various set of programming languages. ◊ the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced working environment. ◊ to be able to work independently and as part of an inspiring team that is driving for continuous improvement in the development methodology and development environment being used. ◊ to work in a world-wide development team context.

Requisition number: 16000002PE

We offer: an exciting job in a fast growing and exciting sector on the job training together with training on products and technology within our own training center a competitive compensation and benefits package flexible hours and flexible office concept ( the freedom to choose your working days and make your own working schedule ) the possibility to work from home a perfect location in our Belgium Headquarters: new building next to the central station in Antwerp a company which cares about sustainability ( One of the 50 most innovative companies according to the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, Listed in the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators based on patents and portfolio )

Technical background and experience: ◊ You hold (or will obtain this year) a Master’s degree in (applied) engineering sciences: Electrical engineering or Telecom. ◊ You have a broad interest in the telecom sector.HARDWARE converter design (EXPERT) ENGINEER.