Principal SoC Design Engineer - IoT/Chips

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  • BS/MS or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering.
  • 10+ years of SoC micro-architecture and design experience.
  • Extensive experience in designing and integrating video centric IPs within complex SoCs.
  • Fluency in Verilog/VHDL, verification methodologies, tool flow, scripting languages and ASIC front-end tools.
  • Strong understanding of hardware design, timing analysis, clock domain crossing, lint and verification.
  • Experience in IP, Algorithm Model development using C/C++/ Matlab
  • Ability to analyze design and work with verification team to define verification plan and debug design.
  • Hands on lab bring-up and debug experience and familiarity with lab instruments.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.


Microarchitecture development and specification - From early high-level architectural exploration, through micro-architectural research and arriving at a detailed specification.

  • RTL ownership - Development, assessment and refinement of RTL design to target power, performance, area and timing goals.
  • Validation - Support testbench development and simulation for functional and performance verification.
  • Performance exploration and correlation - Explore high performance strategies and validate that the RTL design meets targeted performance.
  • Implement RTL and synthesize design within constraints of area, timing, performance and power.
  • Participate in design reviews, test plan and verification coverage definition.

This well established Silicon Valley fabless Internet of Things (IoT) company seeking a Principal SoC Design Engineer. This position will be a principal member of digital design team responsible for the SoC micro-architecture and RTL design for IoT/connectivity SERDES applications. The successful candidate will work with architecture team and suggest architectural tradeoffs based on feature, performance requirements, and system limitations and develop micro-architecture.