FPGA Verification Engineer

Joby Aviation

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Full time

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Feb 20

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Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team is steadily working toward our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the traffic congestion below, giving you back the time that otherwise would have spent sitting in traffic. Since 2009, our team has been making this dream a reality, designing and flight testing a prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration and preparing for commercialization with launch targeted in select markets for 2024. 


We are looking FPGA/ASIC Verification Engineer preferably with (UVM) skills to join our small team that

is responsible for helping to bring the dream of Urban Air Mobility to market. They will work with the Joby FPGA Team to verify FPGA design functionality in preparation to the FAA Certification process for Airborne Electronic Hardware.


You will be responsible for writing test plans from module description documents and for writing test benches that implement the test plans. You will work closely with the FPGA engineers during the planning, requirements, design, test and integration phases.

  • The successful candidate will assist the team in:
  • Design, develop and maintain UVM testbenches
  • Create and review test plan documents
  • Contribute to requirements specifications
  • Participate in module and system-level design reviews


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field and 3 years of practical experience or MS + 1 year experience.
  • RTL Verification Experience
  • Knowledge of Verilog/SystemVerilog
  • Familiarity with development in a Linux environment
  • Willingness and ability to learn new tools and methodologies


  • Experience with one or more scripting languages such as Tcl, Python, or Perl
  • Experience with object-oriented programming
  • Experience with FPGAs and FPGA tools, preferably Xilinx Vivado
  • Experience with UVM
  • Experience with DO-254
  • Experience with test-driven design

Pursuant to various local, state, and federal regulations, you must show proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your start date. Exemption requests are available for bona fide religious and medical circumstances.

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