• Full Time
  • Ottawa
  • Posted 2 months ago

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Job Title: Sr. Video Processing FPGA Designer
Dept.: Department, # 575

Reports to: Nick Bulitka

Direct Reports: None   Indirect Reports: None

Duties, Responsibilities and Accountability:

  • Architect, design, and advance, video processing solutions in camera products using FPGAs.
  • Own the entire FPGA design and verification process.
  • Implement video processing algorithms.
  • Develop testbenches and other verification methodologies as required.
  • Design easily extendable architectures.
  • Collaborate with the entire product development team and recognize that overall success means everybody on the team needs to succeed.
  • Produce and maintain design documentation.
  • Efficient and systematic debugging skills.
  • Ability to judiciously optimize the design to achieve performance, but still meeting the schedule.
  • Perform technical performance benchmarking and analyses to support engineering decisions.
  • Translate use case requirements into high-level design requirements and be able to drill down to detailed design requirements.
  • Ability to recognize when a design is “good enough” for a given application.
  • In short, deploy computer vision solutions into the field by writing production quality code.

Job Requirements:


  • Solid understanding of the entire FPGA development cycle.
  • Established track record of being able to architect robust timing compliant designs that are easily maintainable and extendable.
  • Vitis, Vivado, and Quartus tool workflows.
  • Broad experience with high speed video processing at the
  • FPGA and firmware levels demonstrated by successful product launches.
  • VHDL and Verilog.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering


  • Crystal clear communicator in both intra- and inter-departmental contexts.
  • Organized, detail orientated with solid observational skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner and can work with minimum supervision in meeting schedules and project deadlines.  Able to seek out resources required to “get the job done”.
  • Able to work independently or as part of a dynamic team.
  • Incessant customer focus and tremendous pride of ownership are vital.
  • Ability to zoom in to focus on the weeds when needed, but also possesses the ability to zoom out for higher level overview approaches as required.
  • Ability to work with incomplete information, yet still move the projects ahead through real-time clarification of blocking issues and judicious assumptions which are subsequently validated.
  • Recognizes the need for the right amount of documentation.
  • Be able to mentor and willing to be mentored.


  • Knowledge of the digital camera image processing pipeline and image processing concepts.
  • Experience with the entire FPGA development cycle using VHDL or Verilog, preferably based on video processing designs.
  • XILINX Zynq UltraScale+ and Altera FPGAs.
  • Arm multicore development experience.
  • Comfortable interfacing the FPGA to firmware.
  • An interest in embedded AI would be a huge asset.
  • Familiarity with digital video standards and protocols.
  • Experience interfacing to Xilinx or 3rd party IP cores.
  • Robotic motion control experience would be awesome.
  • Agile software methodologies would be beneficial
  • Minimum 5 years of FPGA design and verification experience in a development environment.


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid passport
  • May involve customer site visits.

Work Environment:

  • Office, lab, moderate Noise