Lead FPGA Engineer

Lead FPGA Engineer

In pursuit of the lowest-latency possible, we started building our FPGA team. In order to strengthen the team, we are now looking for a Team Lead. You will play a role in shaping our FPGA architecture, vision, best practices and at the same time be responsible for the team. This is a high impact field position for a skilled FPGA Engineer who wants to lead a team for one of the fastest growing firms in the trading industry. Do you have an entrepreneurial and result-driven mind-set? Are you eager to make this new mission a success? Then this is the job for you!

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement low latency components in Xilinx FPGAs
  • Understand, design and implement trading algorithms in FPGA in close collaboration with Trading and Research
  • Design, implement, and verify network infrastructure in FPGA
  • Design, implement, and verify high-speed interface with PC

Requirements:

  • 4+ years in a High Frequency Trading environment using FPGA concepts, principles, and structures
  • Experience with RTL design in Verilog/System Verilog or VHD and HLS
  • Experience with FPGA design flow (creating timing constraints, timing analysis, synthesis etc.)
  • Knowledge of PCIe interface, 10Gb ethernet, TCP and UDP protocol in FPGA
  • Experience with simulation, verification, and scripting
  • Experience with a FPGA debugging tool (i.e., ILA)
  • Experience with integrating hardware solutions into existing software solution

Benefits:

  • Compensation in line with trading industry standard
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in company
  • For people coming from abroad we provide a relocation package, including flight coverage, temp accommodation upon arrival, house finding service and expat support
  • Meals during work hours
  • Social events and after-work drinks
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Sponsored gym membership
  • In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games)

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    Da Vinci is a unique proprietary trading firm, focusing on volatility trading, arbitrage and market making across major exchanges worldwide. We identify opportunities, trade based on in-house developed strategies and provide liquidity to the markets thus making them more efficient. Our philosophy towards work is best captured by the saying “Be good, work hard and great things will happen”. We are meritocratic by nature and believe that empowering talent in our organization is the only way forward. Our employees are our greatest asset and therefore we are constantly looking for smart, talented and passionate people to strengthen our team helping to support our growth plans. As Trader at Da Vinci, together with a strong and fun team of highly skilled researchers and engineers, you will perform at the highest level with the goal to beat the markets and build one of the best proprietary trading firms in the world. Responsibilities: Building strategies with the Quant team for trading Digital Assets Risk management of team positions Improving and refining the infrastructure and setup Constantly analysing trades to improve existing strategies Coming up with new trading strategies for current and new markets Evaluating new markets for opportunities Requirements: Background in Maths, Physics, Engineering, Econometrics, Quant Finance or equivalent studies Ability to take fast decisions under pressure Understanding of risk and reward patterns Advanced mental maths skills Experience in trading on Digital Assets exchanges is a plus Good communication skills Attention to detail Analytical approach to solving complex problems Competitive but cooperative attitude Proactiveness and entrepreneurial mindset Flexibility to work outside of regular business hours or on weekends Benefits: A once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing young company A very exciting and dynamic work environment Comprehensive theoretical and practical training by some of the most qualified professionals in the industry The freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion Sign on bonus of EUR 20k, base salary of EUR 80k, excellent variable pay and career prospects Outstanding performance is also rewarded with share holding in company For people coming from abroad we provide a relocation package and expat service Meals during work hours Reimbursement of travel costs Sponsored gym membership In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games) If you think you are ready for the challenge, you have an entrepreneurial mindset and you are ready to build on a great future with Da Vinci, please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the apply button.
    Da Vinci is a unique proprietary trading firm, focusing on volatility trading, arbitrage and market making across major exchanges worldwide. We identify opportunities, trade based on in-house developed strategies and provide liquidity to the markets thus making them more efficient. Our philosophy towards work is best captured by the saying “Be good, work hard and great things will happen”. We are meritocratic by nature and believe that empowering talent in our organization is the only way forward. Our employees are our greatest asset and therefore we are constantly looking for smart, talented and passionate people to strengthen our team helping to support our growth plans. As Trader at Da Vinci, together with a strong and fun team of highly skilled researchers and engineers, you will perform at the highest level with the goal to beat the markets and build one of the best proprietary trading firms in the world. Responsibilities: Building strategies with the Quant team for trading Digital Assets Risk management of team positions Improving and refining the infrastructure and setup Constantly analysing trades to improve existing strategies Coming up with new trading strategies for current and new markets Evaluating new markets for opportunities Requirements: Background in Maths, Physics, Engineering, Econometrics, Quant Finance or equivalent studies Ability to take fast decisions under pressure Understanding of risk and reward patterns Advanced mental maths skills Experience in trading on Digital Assets exchanges is a plus Good communication skills Attention to detail Analytical approach to solving complex problems Competitive but cooperative attitude Proactiveness and entrepreneurial mindset Flexibility to work outside of regular business hours or on weekends Benefits: A once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing young company A very exciting and dynamic work environment Comprehensive theoretical and practical training by some of the most qualified professionals in the industry The freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion Sign on bonus of EUR 20k, base salary of EUR 80k, excellent variable pay and career prospects Outstanding performance is also rewarded with share holding in company For people coming from abroad we provide a relocation package and expat service Meals during work hours Reimbursement of travel costs Sponsored gym membership In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games) If you think you are ready for the challenge, you have an entrepreneurial mindset and you are ready to build on a great future with Da Vinci, please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the apply button.