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Internship

Digital Design Intern, Tag Emulator

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Impinj

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Seattle

AI generated summary

  • You need a BS/MS in EE, coursework in digital design and Verilog, scripting skills, and experience with FPGA synthesis and IC design taping out. Proficient in test equipment.
  • You will design FPGA hardware for RFID tag testing, collaborate with cross-functional team, automate test capabilities, and participate in IC design. Exciting, hands-on work at Impinj!

Summer Internship

Design•Seattle

Description

  • As an intern in the Silicon Engineering Organization, you will have the opportunity to work with many silicon engineers on the endpoint IC product (tag). This passive electronic is responsible for responding to commands from Gen2 RFID readers using only RF modulation. You will work with digital designers, analog designers, test engineers, and systems engineers. Your project on augmenting silicon emulation prototyping for next generation silicon endpoint ICs will directly enable faster development of Gen2 extensions (Gen2+), help assist reader firmware development and improve silicon verification. This is a 3-month internship starting in June.

Requirements

  • Current BS or MS Electrical Engineering Candidate
  • 1-3 years of relevant coursework experience
  • Course work in digital design
  • Course work in RTL design of digital blocks (Verilog preferred)
  • Course work or experience with synthesizing RTL for FPGAs
  • Proficiency in a scripting language Perl, Ruby or Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Coursework or experience digital logic synthesis, place and route, timing analysis.
  • Experience with taping out an integrated circuit design in academia or industry.
  • Proficiency using standard test and measurement equipment including spectrum analyzers, power meters, logic analyzers, and oscilloscopes.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Design

Responsibilities

  • Work on designing a FPGA verification hardware for cutting-edge RFID tag development.
  • Collaborate closely with a cross-functional team of digital designers, analog designers, test engineers, and systems engineers while developing tools for testing RFID tag functionality on an FPGA platform.
  • Gain experience with existing RAIN RFID readers, gateways, and ICs while automating test capabilities.
  • Participate in design of ICs that are produced in the billions.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Seattle

Benefits

  • Gain exposure to senior leadership and industry insights
  • Receive mentorship and guidance from early-career professionals
  • Build a strong professional network and connect with peers
  • Develop valuable skills through hands-on experience and interactive learning sessions
  • Access to company resources, events, and networking opportunities