Fpga Engineer

Flow Traders | Amsterdam

Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time



Glassdoor Rating

4/5 (2 reviews)

Keywords: python ansible

Flow Traders is looking for an experienced FPGA Engineer to join our growing Product Development team in Amsterdam. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities. If you aim high, the sky is the limit!

As an FPGA Engineer, you will be working with a small team developing Flow Trader's ultra low latency applications. You will be expected to take responsibility for the complete solution, which involves not only design, development and testing, but latency benchmarking, product deployment, and automating processes to improve productivity.

Are you challenged by problem solving, possessed by innovation to improve by automation and do you have a sixth sense for trial and error? Then this role is destined for you!

What You Will Do

  • Work in a team of FPGA hardware and software developers striving to build scalable ultra-low latency trading systems
  • Shape the roadmap and technology adoption of FPGA/ASIC projects
  • Contribute to the development of productivity tools and improvement of the RTL design flow
  • Stay up to date on latest hardware developments and open source projects
  • Build your skills in the finance industry and grow as an FPGA Engineer

What You Need To Succeed

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related subject
  • 4+ years of experience working as a FPGA/ASIC design engineer
  • 4+ years of experience with SystemVerilog/Verilog
  • Proficiency with scripting languages, preferably Python
  • Experience with networking stack (Ethernet/IP/TCP/UDP)
  • Linux experience
  • An open, collaborative, self-critical attitude and willingness to learn
  • A desire to understand how the systems you build fit into our trading activities
  • Eagerness to learn and broaden one's skill set is a must, also outside your department
  • Ability to take ownership and work in teams
  • Fluent in English

Nice to have:

  • C/C++ Programming experience
  • High Level Synthesis tools (Chisel, Vivado HLS)
  • Open source testbench tooling (verilator, cocotb, etc...)
  • Financial protocols and its hardware implementation
  • Algorithmic trading strategies
  • Some knowledge of Bamboo CI, Ansible, systemd
  • Exposure to jinja2, ctypes, SWIG

As we are unable to invite you over to our office, we would like to give you a virtual office tour!

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