Distinguished Design Engineer


Campbell, CA


  • Work with architecture, physical design, and design teams to lead the implementation of the digital architecture.
  • Develop and refine specification of the micro-architecture for the digital architecture.
  • Analyze performance, power and area tradeoffs, and make implementation choices.
  • Work with Architecture and Design teams to ensure micro-architecture and design is fully verified/validated across multiple platforms.
  • Implement, verify, and validate the design an FPGA platform.
  • Once validated, lead the efforts to design and verify the design in silicon.
  • Is in tune with industry trends and contributes to consistent roadmap decisions.

Educational/Certification Requirement:

Ph.D or Masters in electrical or computer engineering

Experience Requirement:

  • 10+ years of experience in the area of high speed SERDES design and RTL design and verification of silicon
  • 10+ years of experience with FPGA architecture specification and design (Altera or Xilinix) for high-speed serial protocols, including USB-SS, PCIe, SATA/SAS, Displayport
  • Experience in leading, specifying, developing, verifying, and productizing SERDES, CDR, and PLL/DLL designs
  • Experience with USB 3.0, DisplayPort, PCIe, or SATA based silicon designs
  • Strong background in analog/mixed-signal integrated circuit design
  • Strong Hardware design knowledge and familiarity with high speed PCB layout, signal integrity, EMC/EMI
  • Strong foundation in SoC architecture, design, verification and physical implementation
  • Strong analytical problem solving, and attention to details
  • Knowledge of wireless, mobile, and storage domains
  • Expertise in Verilog/System Verilog, C/C++/SystemC, UVM, Scripting languages like Perl/Python, etc.
  • Excellent technical documentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, self-motivated, self-starter
  • Experience in startup environments