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Product Developer

Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

Software Engineering, Product
Allen, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Product Developer

Allen, TX, USA ● Virtual Req #305
Tuesday, July 25, 2023

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At Christie®, we create award-winning light technology solutions and services that help our partners and customers deliver unforgettable shared experiences. We’re a global group of passionate people at a company committed to leading-edge innovation, creating high-quality illumination products and solutions, and inspiring our customers and one another. We like to say we’re a global company with local roots. We work collaboratively to support our partners in every market and region we serve around the world.

About the opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced Electronics Hardware and FPGA Firmware Designer to join our Industrial Applications venture group. As a member of Industrial Applications, your desire to get involved and innovate solutions to unique challenges are essential attributes of the role.



  • Support the design and commercialization of Christie products targeting non-display applications such 3D Printing, Maskless Lithography, and Curing / Surface Treatment. Your desire to get involved and innovate solutions to unique challenges are essential attributes of the role.
  • Responsible for evaluating requirements, architecture development, and detailed Hardware and FPGA firmware design implementing complex, high-bandwidth data processing.
  • You will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team of embedded software and opto-mechanical developers.
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure robust operation at the system level.
  • You will support the design and commercialization of Christie products targeting non-display applications such 3D Printing, Maskless Lithography, and Curing / Surface Treatment.

What we are offering:

A competitive salary, vacation, health & dental benefits, and employer-matched 401 K pension plan.

You will have opportunities to gain experience, grow and collaborate with professionals on a global reach. Whether you are working with the leading minds in the industry on high-profile projects, with internal teams to support continuous improvement, or with our customers to inspire and delight – your contributions will have influence.


The experience and skills we value:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent field of study
  • 5+ years of professional FPGA or ASIC development experience
  • Experience with high-bandwidth electronics and embedded ARM-based processors
  • Demonstrated ability to design electronic Hardware, including PCB schematic capture, layout design using current EDA tools (Orcad / Allegro, Altium, PADS, etc.) and board bring-up / debug
  • Strong understanding of an FPGA or ASIC design flow, including RTL design with System Verilog/Verilog/VHDL, simulation, logic synthesis and timing closure
  • Experience with Xilinx or Intel FPGA devices and development tools
  • Knowledge and experience with video systems and specification standards such as HDMI, DisplayPort and SDI, video processing algorithms, high-speed memory interfaces and serial communication protocols using multi-gigabit SERDES
  • Strong debug and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter

What will put you ahead:

  • Experience with FPGA-based SoC or soft microprocessor cores
  • Coding experience with C++ and other scripting languages such as Perl, Python or Tcl®
  • Knowledge of Ethernet networking concepts
  • Understanding of High-Level Synthesis design flows






  • Standing, Bending, Pushing/Pulling
  • Light Lifting (up to 25 lbs.), Moderate (25-50 lbs.) to Heavy (50 lbs.+)
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Travel (ex. Noise Volume etc.)




  • Reading and Writing
  • Ability to Comprehend
  • Sitting and using finger movements
  • Communicating orally
  • Handling objects (manual dexterity)
  • Reason and analyze
  • Perform calculations

Christie is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status (VEVRRA). We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace.  

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., please call Human Resources at (714) 236-8610. We are open Monday through Friday from, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time. 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO):

Christie Digital Systems provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, or other protected veteran, marital status, familial status, age, handicap or disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, uniformed service status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: 

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