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Sr Principal Electrical Design Engineer

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Date: Nov 24, 2020

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 16981

Job Description
  • Participating in architecture definition and modeling.
  • Contributing to micro-architecture specification and reviews.
  • Reviewing industry standard specs and incorporating any changes into the verification plan to ensure compliance.
  • Defining verification strategy (constraint random, Formal, Directed etc.) for IP/Chip/System level verification.
  • Defining and implementing verification environment architecture and methodology development.
  • Driving block/chip/system level test plan development and execution.
  • Working with ASIC designers and architects to produce thoroughly verified, robust IP
  • Overseeing all verification for the IP/Chip/System and driving functional and code coverage closure.
  • Actively participating in post-silicon bring-up, validation and compliance testing.
  • Actively participating in cross functional collaboration with design, software and hardware teams to ensure a successful product delivery.
  • Mentor other engineers and technically guide them.

Verification Engineer must have following skills:

  • Proven track record of taking several chips in from product definition to production.
  • Good understanding of ASIC design and verification methodologies and flows.
  • Solid understanding of standard ASIC verification techniques, including:
  • Test planning
  • Testbench creation
  • Code and Functional coverage
  • Directed and random stimulus generation
  • Assertions
  • Solid understanding of verification methodologies and one or more of the following standard testbench languages:
  • SystemVerilog (OVM/UVM)
  • C/C++, Perl, Tcl scripting
  • Verilog PLI
  • Proficient in object-oriented programming.
  • Experience in development of re-suable VIP
  • Experience in working with third party VIP
  • Experience with implementing constraint random verification methodology.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as USB/PCIe is highly desired.
  • Experience with silicon debug which include logic and custom Analog Blocks working together.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • In addition, be self-motivated with the initiative to seek constant improvements in the verification methodologies.
  • The candidate must also possess strong initiative, analytical/problem solving skills, team working skills, ability to multitask and be able to work within a diverse team environment.
  • Experience in Industry: 10-15 years

Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation.


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