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Title:  Sr. Engineer, FPGA


Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEIS), enables design breakthroughs and drives growth for leading semiconductor and industrial customers. Our precision power and control technologies, along with our applications know-how, inspire close partnerships and innovation in thin-film and industrial manufacturing. We are proud of our rich heritage, award-winning technologies, and we value the talents and contributions of all Advanced Energy's employees worldwide.



We have an immediate need for an experienced VHDL Engineer. This is a key position which will require you to lead the VHDL architecture for the next generation platform. The individual in this role needs to be VHDL focused, understand the language to play to its strengths in development of new architecture. This is in addition to having in-depth FPGA logic design skills with a depth of experience with diligence in design.



  • Participates in all phases of the FPGA development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of all products
  • Applies sound engineering principles in the development of digital design/architecture for the target application.
  • Ownership of advanced digital architecture and design.
  • Works with Systems Engineers and Program Management to decompose system level requirements
  • Conducts design reviews of team members work products
  • Works closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system.



  • Strong VHDL knowledge with an emphasis on using language features towards elegent, maintainable, and testable designs
  • Development of self-checking test benches. Knowledge of methodology like OSVVM is highly desirable 
  • Circuit design, documentation and implementation of high-speed digital electronics, FPGAs, and embedded processor systems
  • Strong understanding of synchronous design practices and data flow management (FIFOs, memories, pipelining).
  • Experience in signal and power integrity analysis of digital/FPGA designs.
  • Experience with Xilinx FPGAs and SoCs, with a focus on Zynq-7000 series and Zynq-UltraScale+ MPSoC
  • Enhanced knowledge of Vivado is a must. TCL scripting is highly desirable
  • Experience in developing specifications, and resource requirements for digital/FPGA designs
  • Familiarity with I2C, SPI, PCIe, Ethernet, USB, DDR3/4, and various standard IP cores



  • BS in Electrical, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • VHDL programming experience with FPGAs required
  • Experience with embedded Microblaze microprocessors within FPGAs desired
  • Experience developing FPGA test benches for test/validation purposes desired
  • Hands-on laboratory experience is critical and required. Specifically experience with Logic Analyzers and Oscilloscopes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required





As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce.  Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 


In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate.  In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:


  • Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision
  • Short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks, 7 holidays and 3 floating holidays
  • 8 Hours of paid volunteer time off
  • 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads
  • Company matched 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs  
  • Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance


Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. 



Job ID - 23308

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland