FPGA Developer (SG/VN)

Job Description

We seek a highly motivated FPGA Developer to join our team either in Singapore or Vietnam. We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving and critical thinking.



- Able to work with a culturally diverse tech team that designs, develops and optimizes FPGA solutions for automated trading systems

- Possesses good communication skills; apart from communicating within team members, the incumbent has to work with traders to define requirements and come up with innovative, efficient and smart trading solutions

- Possesses good technical skills and experience in FPGA development. Industry experience is ideal but not a prerequisite.

- Embraces learning and innovation; research on new technologies and new hardware platforms


  1. A good Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or the equivalent

  2. Strong FPGA design experience, minimum 3 years working on FPGA development.

  3. Experience on timing closure design

  4. Good understanding of the FPGA design cycle

  5. Experience on SystemVerilog/Verilog programming

  6. Strong experience on FPGA development tools (Altera or Xilinx) and

    simulation tools (Modelsim, ...)

  7. Demonstrated experience on Hardware-software codesign and High Level Synthesis

  8. Good knowledge on network protocols, specially Ethernet, ARP, IP, TCP and UDP

  9. Good C/C++ knowledge

  10. Familiarity with scripting languages like bash scripts, Tcl, python, perl

  11. Good knowledge of technical architecture design, including tools and components, to reasonably argue for and against all components in that architecture

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.


We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.

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