FPGA Engineer

Senior level • Full-time • Up to 92K$ annual Gross + performance bonuses • On-site • Cluj-Napoca

Job Summary

Our partner is a technology-driven, high-frequency proprietary trading firm based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and with an office in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Their dedication to the improvement and optimization of their best-in-class proprietary technology allows the firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. They pride themselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our partner’s flat organizational structure and casual environment attracts individuals with the drive to innovate and has led to their consistent success. They offer top compensation and growth opportunities, generous personal time off and the possibility to work remotely.

Our partner is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at their company. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Ideal Candidate

Our partner needs a strong FPGA engineer in their office in Cluj-Napoca, someone with experience in the full FPGA design lifecycle including the hardware architecture, RTL coding, simulation, system integration, hardware validation, verification, implementation, and testing.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or related subject


  • Designing the architecture and creating FPGA designs in a hardware description language, producing design documents, performing timing analysis and floor planning, and validating and analyzing designs for errors and efficiency
  • Researching, designing, and developing custom hardware for its trading teams

Required Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog, VHDL, and System Verilog
  • Proficiency with a full simulator such as ModelSim
  • Ability to transition between hardware languages and abstraction layers on an as-needed basis and demonstrate excellence throughout
  • Excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work both independently or as part of a team
  • Hands-on FPGA development successes, taking ownership of significant systems and subsystems

Required Experience

  • 5+ years experience in FPGA design, RTL experience (System Verilog/Verilog/VHDL)
  • Familiarity with Secure IP and experience evaluating vendor IP cores
  • Ethernet experience (10G or higher), network protocols
  • Familiarity with the financial services industry is a plus

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