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Job Code | #218

Senior Staff FPGA Design Engineer


Munich, Germany

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

Focus of the position is the emulation of digital circuitry and processors on an FPGA platform. Key tasks are the selection of the proper platform, running the digital core and interfacing with it as well as supporting the implementation of the digital circuitry. This includes providing the entire platform for test and integrating it with other frontends and eval platforms. Further, basic programming of the platforms in plain C is part of the position.

Senior Staff engineers are expected to work across geographies with a high level of autonomy, identifying and requesting resources to finish their projects. You will participate in the development and evaluation of radar systems for advanced future radar applications.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop challenging and innovative RFICs in a fast-growing startup environment, where your contribution directly drives the success of the automotive radar team and indie Semiconductor as a whole.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of processing cores on FPA platforms

  • Selection of proper platforms and tool chain for processor modeling

  • Integrate VHDL/Verilog implementations and auxiliary functions in the FPGA

  • Writing startup code and sample code in C for the processing platform

  • Provide training and bring-up material for the platform

  • You will collaborate with teams from different departments and sites in an international environment.

  • Some travel will be required, including international.

Job Requirements:

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • BS/MS in Electrical, Mechatronics or Computer Engineering or comparable qualification.

  • Highly familiar with FPGA design and softcore implementation of processors, preferably with the ARM architecture

  • Experience in platform selection and system design

  • Strong command of VHDL or Verilog

  • Solid command of embedded C

  • Skilled in system and board bring-up

  • Practical use of continuous integration and delivery tools (e.g., Git, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence) in a previous position is a plus.

  • Business-fluent English is required, German language skills are a plus.


Human Resource Department

Telephone: 949-608-0854

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