Company Name:



San Francisco, CA

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

April 7, 2019

Senior Design Engineer


  • Perform RTL-level design, including micro-architectural definition, of digital logic used in secure ASIC cores.
  • Assist with EDA tool-related tasks, such as synthesis, static-timing analysis, logical equivalency checking, and help improve flows and scripts for such tasks.
  • Assist with integration of CRI technology into customer and partner ASIC design projects, in such areas as clocking and reset logic, memory interfaces, test interfaces, and system buses.


  • BS or MS degree in electrical or computer engineering or closely related degree strongly preferred; but substantial, relevant, outstanding work experience may substitute in some cases.
  • 7 plus years experience working as an ASIC design engineer.
  • Familiarity with front-end ASIC design flows, including design, simulation, synthesis, and timing analysis. Experience with back-end flows, especially place-and-route, is beneficial.
  • Proven track record of on-time delivery of silicon-proven designs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Verilog and digital design.
  • Expertise in some or all of the following areas is beneficial:
    • High performance CPU architecture and design.
    • IP core delivery and handoff issues.
    • Modern SoC design methodologies and architectures.
    • DFT, especially memory testing and characterization and/or Logic BIST methodologies.
    • Manufacturing test, device characterization and qualification, reliability testing.
  • Hardware development experience in UNIX/Linux environments, including supporting tasks such as shell scripting and basic Perl scripts.
  • Ability to work with technical writers in the production of technical documentation.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Able and willing to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • A demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute tasks so as to achieve goals in an innovative, fast-paced, and often high-pressure environment.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities


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