FPGA Developer in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

A financial services firm is currently seeking a FPGA Developer to join their team in New York. 


  • Collaborate with software developers across divisions to architect low-latency connections to financial exchanges around the world
  • Build advanced Ethernet-based communication stacks direct from chip to SFP
  • Integrate network stacks to connect to various financial exchanges
  • Create custom logic to manage constant inflow of data, which will be parsed, processed, and passed to user space in efficient manner 
  • Identify bottlenecks and measure latency using logic scopes
  • Work closely with software developers to develop an optimal interface between FPGA hardware and user space software


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience with FPGA development
  • Expert-level knowledge of Altera products, development tools, and related simulators
  • Strong understanding of network PHY interfacing
  • Experience using Logic Scope for wire-to-wire analysis and performance measurement
  • Integration experience with independent third-party cores
  • Ability to design and develop signal processing cores from system and architectural requirements
  • Ability to document design and interface specifications
  • Strong background in mathematics (preferred)
  • Experience with Altera Stratix and Bitware Boards (preferred)
  • Demonstrated background in 100Mbps, 1Gbps, and 10Gbps network interfaces (preferred)
  • Understanding of various network hardware techniques, such as store and forward (preferred)
  • Knowledge of PCI-e 3.x (preferred)
  • Previous work experience at a high-frequency trading firm (preferred)
Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Low Latency
  • Ethernet
  • Infrastructure
  • Developer