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Senior SoC Design Verification Engineer, Sunnyvale, California

Created02/22/2021
Reference1417336
CategoryHardware Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
StateCalifornia
CitySunnyvale
Zip94085
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:
As a Senior SoC Design Verification (DV) Engineer, you will be part of an advanced architecture team that is exploring new hardware designs to improve our devices. In this role, you will be responsible for defining the verification methodology and implementing the corresponding test plans for SoCs and ASICs. You will participate in the design verification and bring-up of SoCs by writing and integrating relevant assertions, debugging code, test benches, and test harnesses. You will participate in the lab bring-up of these SoCs utilizing FPGAs, hardware emulation, and silicon by writing test scripts, analyzing lab data, proposing experiments, etc.

You will work closely with multi-disciplinary groups including Product Design, System Architects, IP developers, and Software Engineering, to verify and deliver complex, high volume SoCs that enable development of world-class hardware devices. In this role, you will:

• Design world class hardware and software
• Communicate and work with team members across multiple disciplines
• Deliver detailed test plans for verification of complex SoCs by working with design engineers and architects
• Debug tests with design engineers to deliver functionally correct SoCs.
• Participate in IP test plan and coverage reviews

The ideal candidate should have experience with SoC architectures, RTL development environments, fluency in modern hardware description languages and verification methodologies. They should have experience verifying the integration of complex IP blocks that have successfully been integrated in SOCs or ASICs that have been productized in consumer devices. We are looking for a self-driven individual who can work with architects, HW and SW developers and can quickly resolve blocking issues.

Basic Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or higher in EE, CE, or CS
• 10+ years or more of practical semiconductor design verification experience including System Verilog, UVM, assertions and coverage driven verification.
• Experience using multiple verification platforms: UVM test bench, FPGA, emulator, software environments and system testing
• Experience defining verification methodologies
• Experience with test plan development, building the necessary test bench infrastructure, developing tests and verifying the design
. Experience with writing directed tests
• Experience identifying bugs in architecture, algorithms, functionality and performance with strong overall debug skills
• Experience verifying at multiple levels of logic from IP blocks to SoCs to full system testing
• Experience with industry standard tools and scripting languages (Python or Perl) for automation
• Understanding and knowledge of object oriented programming concepts

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
• PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
• Experience with ARM and various DSP ISA
. Experience with RISC-V
. Experience with CPU block level testing
• Experience debugging system-level issues
• Good programming skills in C/C++ and scripting skills in Python, Tcl, and/or Perl
• 2 years or more of practical experience
• Working experience with high performance industry standard buses like AMBA AXI4
• Experience with formal verification
• Experience with post-silicon validation
• Experience with embedded software
• Experience with transaction level modeling
• Experience with industry standard I/O interfaces
• Knowledge of FPGA and emulation platforms
• Knowledge of SoC architecture
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills•

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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