Silicon Performance Modeling - Intern

(US) Santa Clara CA , Austin TX, Portland OR, Fort Collins CO
Engineering – Silicon Engineering /
Intern /
Positions are open for full-time and internship in the areas of CPU and SoC performance modeling.
We are looking for all levels of talent, from entrance to advanced level of experience.


    • Work with architecture and design teams to design and implement the performance model
    • Validate the performance model against the specification and correlate the model with RTL
    • Plan and analyze results of performance studies for different micro-architectural proposals
    • Rollup and present results and recommendations
    • Implement and enhance the performance modeling infrastructure
    • Provide feedback to the architecture and design teams regarding the micro-architectural choices that may have been made


    • Strong knowledge in CPU microarchitecture, SoC architecture and performance trade-offs
    • Proficient at SW programming with good understanding of C/C++, Python, and modular object oriented software development.
    • Knowledge of SystemVerilog and experience with simulators and waveform debugging tools is a plus
    • Experienced in CPU/SoC perf model development with good skills in performance analysis 
    • Excellent skills in problem solving, written and verbal communication, excellent organization skills, and highly self-motivated.
    • Ability to work well in a team and be productive under aggressive schedules.

Education and Experience

    • PhD, Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in technical subject area.