Staff SoC Verification Engineer

Silicon /
Full-Time /
Role Summary
As a senior member of the SOC Verification team, you will lead a team of verification engineers and verify new breeds of SoC for advanced perception applications utilizing 4-D Lidar. You will architect and develop verification environments for block, subsystem, and full-chip using state-of-art verification techniques, and verify complex SoC designs.

What you'll be doing:

    • Lead and drive block, subsystems, and full-chip verification of advanced ARM-based SOCs. 
    • Architect and build test benches, reference models, and scoreboards using SystemVerilog and UVM-constrained random methodologies 
    • Define and execute test plan for block, subsystem, and full-chip using SV/UVM and C/C++ FW running on the on-chip ARM processors 
    • Work in a dynamic and fast-paced startup environment and work closely with a team of passionate engineers to define and enhance the processes, methodology, and tools to verify complex SoCs.
    • Work with Architects, design and verification, and system software teams to define system-level verification plans and prove that SOC meets the functional, performance, and power target defined in the architecture and design specs. 
    • Identify and write functional coverage groups to improve test/stimulus quality
    • Through coverage, analysis to identify verification gaps and achieve 100% coverage closure
    • Work with the different stakeholders and cross-functional leads to ensure high-quality SoC delivery on time

What you'll have:

    • 10+ years of experience in design, verification, and validation of advanced ARM based SOCs
    • 5+ years in architecting and building constrained random verification environments, reference models, scoreboards, and directed self-checking tests using SystemVerilog and UVM methodologies
    • Deep understanding of ARM-based SOC verification. Writing assembly and C/C++ diagnostic firmware for embedded ARM processors and debugging in a simulation environment
    • Working experience and knowledge in AMBA protocols, CoreSight Debugger, LPDDR, Ethernet, MIPI, and high-speed serdes, etc.
    • Solid programming skills in SystemVerilog, UVM, C/C++, assembly, Perl/Python.
    • Proficient in debugging complex SOC or CPU core designs
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to collaborate deeply with cross-functional leads and management teams
    • Ability to deliver results in a very fast-moving environment
    • Desire to learn & implement groundbreaking new processes and methodology for continuous verification improvement 

Nice to haves:

    • Diagnostics Firmware development and validation
    • Experience in pre-silicon validation on emulation platforms such as Cadence Palladium, Mentor Veloce, Synopsys Zebu 
    • Post-silicon bring-up and validation planning and execution