FPGA Designer

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Technologies

  • Salary : 80 000$ – 100 000$

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time, Flexible hours, Hybrid work mode

  • City : Montréal

Company description

Our client is an international leader his field of expertise. The company specializes in digital imaging products as well as semiconductor products. They invest in research and development and are known as being in a constant evolution.

Job description

As a member of the hardware design team, you will design, develop, integrate and validate FPGA designs for the company’s products.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Define FPGA architectures.
  • Design, implement and simulate FPGA code.
  • Validate and debug designs using appropriate tools.
  • Produce documentation for all designs.
  • Participate in the definition of the hardware architectures.
  • Provide technical support on existing products.
  • Perform a technological monitoring on tools required in this area.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in FPGA design
  • Excellent knowledge of VHDL language and simulation tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in French and advanced functional English
  • Proven aptitude to work in a cross functional development team


Other skills that will be considered as assets :

  • Experience with simulation and writing testbenches
  • Good knowledge of the different communication interfaces such as: Gigabit Transceivers, Ethernet, PCI Express interfaces, serdes etc.
  • Good knowledge of memory interfaces (DDR)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (such as Python)
  • Familiarity with software revision control (e.g. Subversion)

Work conditions

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Flexible schedule of 37.5 hours per week
  • Hybrid role (office and teleworking)
  • Vacation + 9 sick days
  • Full-insurance plan
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP) - with up to 4% employer contributions
  • Allowance for membership or subscription to a sports activity

Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

Your recruiter

Account Manager and Headhunter

My main objective is to find the "fit" between the profile sought by the employer and the candidate. My mandate is not to fill positions quickly, my role is rather to accompany our clients in finding the key person for their needs and to help the candidate grow professionally.

Whether you are an employer looking for a new member of your team or a person looking for a new professional challenge, do not hesitate to contact me, it will be my pleasure to discuss with you!