FPGA Developer

Tower Research Capital
Location: Gurugram

Job description

Tower Research Capital India Pvt. Ltd. ("Tower India") a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks an expert Senior FPGA Developer with excellent technical skills to deliver FPGA solutions. This role is available on Tower’s Core Engineering and Systems team in Gurgaon.




As a Senior FPGA Developer, you will collaborate with other hardware and software developers on Tower’s Core Engineering and Systems team to build a range of components of low latency trading systems operating on various markets around the world. Your responsibilities will include the architecture, development and verification of software and hardware, in a highly collaborative environment.


Specific Areas Of Focus Will Include



  • Linux Kernel and user-space software interfaces to FPGA-based components
  • Performance analysis, characterization and optimization of all elements of the system
  • Market exchange protocol development
  • Wide-ranging communication protocol development and optimization
  • Trading Strategy building block development
  • Developing new highly differentiated technical capabilities

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have





  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree in electrical engineering or equivalent professional experience
  • 10+ years of experience with FPGA development and verification
  • Linux kernel development (driver development) and x86 processor expertise
  • Expert-level knowledge of major FPGA families, EDA tools, simulators and logic analyzers
  • Integration experience with independent third-party cores
  • The ability to document design and interface specifications
  • A demonstrated background in high speed SERDES protocols and implementation in FPGA, including Ethernet, PCI-Express and coherent interconnects
  • Previous work experience at a high-frequency trading firm desirable
  • Previous ASIC experience desirable
  • Previous board design experience desirable



Tower continues to enhance the in-house trading system and strategies that have positioned the firm as a leader in the thriving field of quantitative trading. While Tower offers challenges and rewards rivaling those of any Wall Street firm, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:



  • Competitive salary
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Lunch and dinner on a daily basis
  • Cab facility within Gurgaon
  • Health club allowances

Tower Research Capital India Pvt. Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.