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FPGA Engineer - Global Hedge Fund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 455153/001_1561451116
  • Sector: IT & infrastructure, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 25/06/2019

Duties Include:

  • The development and implementation of proprietary hardware trading systems from concept through to production.
  • Responsible for the creation of digital design and verification to maximise the efficiency and performance of large data volumes across the trading systems.
  • Involved in the design of ultra low latency, high throughput FPGA based financial trading systems resulting in the acceleration of algorithmic trade signal generation and order execution.

Requirements Include:

  • 3+ years in FPGA design - preferably the full FPGA design lifecycle including hardware architecture, RTL coding, simulation, system integration, hardware validation and testing.
  • Altera/Xilinx design software experience is a plus
  • Well-versed in the System Verilog and VHDL
  • Experience building digital systems for variety of domains uncluding wired/wireless communications. Experience with trading/computational finance is highly desired.
  • Familiarity desired with FPGA synthesis tools and static timing analysis
  • Familiarity with C language for incorporation of software modeling features
  • Essential to have strong problem solving skills, be adaptable and team oriented.
  • Financial expertise is NOT necessary.


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Further education is preferred.
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