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DSP Design Engineer

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Located in Montreal, Canada, the DSP Design Engineer will report to the Chief Engineer and will be a key member of the IC Design Team, researching, designing and bringing the next generation wireless transceivers into high-volume production at advanced CMOS technology nodes.

Responsibilities

  • Design and simulation of wireless DSP algorithms in Python and Matlab, from specification to functional module.
  • Produce technical documentation (block diagrams, flow diagrams, etc.) & technical reports.
  • Verify designs to ensure a successful tape-out.
  • Support the testing and debugging of issues that may arise from early development stages through productization.
  • Work with the production teams through the development phase and optimizing the designs for increased manufacturing efficiency.
  • Work with the system group to define the requirements for digital and baseband blocks based on the system requirements.

Academic Requirements and Required Experience:  

  • Electrical Engineering degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in digital DSP design (M.Eng. preferred)
  • Validated working experience in using Python and Matlab to translate block specifications into functional DSP algorithms.
  • Excellent programming skills in Python and Matlab, geared towards Digital Signal Processing.
  • Experience in wireless baseband modem design is an asset.
  • Experience in Verilog or VHDL RTL implementation is an asset.
  • Strong understanding of digital design principles.
  • Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Tenacity and propensity to do what it takes to deliver results and meet delivery dates.
  • Bilingual English/French an asset

Other Skills

  • Excellent communication skills and writing skills in both French and English.
  • Ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • High level of ownership of complete projects
  • Ability to positively negotiate deliverables with engineering teams to meet customer requirements.
  • Value the following values/qualities:
    • Cooperation: Having the team’s success at heart
    • Rigor: Be proud of carefully executed work
    • Motivation: To surpass yourself through a job you love
    • Initiative: Proposing new ideas and taking action
    • Leadership: Positively influencing those around you

To apply, send your CV and cover letter (in PDF format) to careers@sparkmicro.com

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