JVT Advisors

Senior Electrical Engineer

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Location: Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description


100% remote(Chelmsford, MA)


This individual will be responsible for system level controller and safety modules for automated semiconductor process equipment, including Schematic Design, FPGA Design, and Safety Logic. Project work will include changes to Power Supply Circuits for Functional Safety Rated Compliance, migrating designs from CPLDs to FPGAs, incorporating Self Diagnostics, designing high-speed I/O interface and a New Robot Interface.



Individual must be comfortable working with mechanical engineering team for packaging requirements and optimization. Individual must be able to give direction to technicians and drafters and validate drawings. Individual must be diligent at generating design documentation.


Other responsibilities include, learning the Controller Architecture, PCB Component Selection, PCB design and Overseeing Layout, creating Bill of Materials, Holding Design-Reviews, supporting ECO release, supporting Procurement of Prototypes, and Design Verification Testing.



  • Experience in programming VHDL – VHSIC (Very High-Speed Integrated Circuit) Hardware Description Language, preferred Verilog.
  • Possesses ability to Design and Implement Complex Algorithms using FPGAs, Skillfully Handling Placement, Routing, and Timing Constraints.
  • After coding is complete, the FPGA Designer must Simulate the code in a virtual environment such as, Altera ModelSim and Xilinx Simulator.
  • Validating Code with Test Bench using different scenarios to capture All Possible conditions in Design Functionality.
  • Designer responsibility for Documenting Coding, code notes and Design Documentation in Repository.
  • BSEE with 7+ years of experience
  • Experience with FPGA design
  • Experience with PCB schematic design
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • System Experience required:
  • Windows applications, OrCAD or Altium, Quartus
  • System Experience preferred: ACAD, and Agile Product Collaboration

Trevor Hoffman

Principal Recruiter

Trevor recruits for JVT's Life Sciences and Technology Practices where he specializes in finding, screening, and placing top-tier industry innovators at companies across multiple markets and verticals.

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