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Post-Silicon Ddr Electrical Validation Engineer
Posted on 6/1/2022
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile
  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs
  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting)
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely
  • Define and execute end-to-end electrical validation and compliance testing plans for latest DDR IP
  • Debug issues found during pre-silicon, bring-up, validation, and production phases of SOC programs
  • Build a validation strategy that aligns with server-class compliance standards
  • Lead collaborative test approach with multiple teams, and tracking test execution to make sure all features are validated and optimized on time
  • Work closely with supporting teams in design, diagnostics, emulation, firmware, design verification and software to ensure readiness for first silicon arrival, enablement of IP functionality upon silicon arrival, and debug of critical features
  • Develop deep knowledge of system architecture, technical debug, and validation strategy
  • Drive technical innovation to enhance capabilities in IP validation including tools and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and cross-functional technical initiatives
  • Support on customer platforms as requested by customer support teams
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 to 10+ years of practical experience in post silicon validation of SoCs
  • Proven experience in SoC interfaces and protocols relating to PCIE and coherent socket to socket interfaces and related protocols is a strong asset
  • Strong background in signal integrity validation including concepts of Jitter, BERT, TDR, and S-parameter testing
  • Strong programming/scripting skills (C/C++, Python scripts)
  • Strong analytical skills for test creation and debug
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Must excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset
  • Extensive experience in following technical areas:
  • Digital logic / platform design, verification, or post-silicon verification
  • Solid understanding of SI/EV theory and methodology
  • Board / platform-level debug, including power delivery and sequencing, clock - delivery, silicon failure analysis and power measurement
  • Physical and protocol levels of DDR interfaces
  • Modern lab equipment, including protocol/logic analyzers, oscilloscopes
  • Computer hardware and architecture (experience with datacenter servers a plus)

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