ASIC/FPGA Design Engineer - 8083

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Palo Alto Networks Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)



Palo Alto Networks is the fastest-growing security company in history. We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!

We are looking for a self-motivated, team-oriented networking FPGA and ASIC design engineer to join the FPGA and ASIC design team. This individual will be a key member of the ASIC design team implementing complex digital logic used in next-generation firewall products. Responsibilities include architecture/microarchitecture definition, design, implementation and validation of the FPGA and ASIC.


* Responsibilities include specification, architecture/microarchitecture definition as well as hands-on implementation work for every aspect of ASIC/FPGA design, working closely with the product marketing, system, software, and ASIC/FPGA design and verification teams.

* Developing ASIC/FPGA chip level architecture/microarchitecture specifications.

* Design implementation/RTL coding using Verilog/SystemVerilog.

* Synthesis and timing closure.

* Work with the physical design team to optimize layout and timing for the design.

* Work with the verification team to evaluate and enhance test plans to increase test coverage.


* Familiar with FPGA Synthesis and place/route tool

* Familiarity with logic design fundamentals required

* Familiarity with VLSI design fundamentals required

* Verilog/SystemVerilog coding experience required

* Strong object-oriented software design and programming skills in C/C++ is desired

* Strong written and verbal communication/interpersonal skills required

* Networking experience desired

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Palo Alto Networks competes for the best talent. Our compensation packages consist of salary and equity, and are commensurate with accomplishment. We offer a full suite of benefits, including 401(K). Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.