Senior/Staff SoC Integration RTL/Logic Design Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Date Posted: 03-18-2018
Position Title: Senior/Staff SoC Integration RTL/Logic Design Engineer

Work Location: Bay Area or remote-support from any US location
Status: Full-time Employee (W2)
Full Benefits:


Join the growing Encore Semi Front-End Development team to collaborate with customers as an RTL / Logic Developer to implement microarchitecture specifications in RTL and integrate 3rd party and internal IPs into SOCs to satisfy specific targeted functionality and performance goals.  You would build on a background of SOC RTL development for designs including multiple ARM controllers, ARM interconnects, and various peripherals such as I/O (PCIe, Ethernet, USB, etc), Memory controllers and other peripherals.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities/Functions/Tasks:

As a member of an SOC Integration development team, you will Translate microarchitecture specifications for integration of IPs and ARM CPUs/microcontrollers into an RTL implementation.  The focus would be SOCs based on ARM microcontrollers and ARM interconnects along with various SOC peripherals including various I/O (PCIe, Ethernet, USB, etc), Memory Controllers, and other accelerator modules.

Minimum Qualifications:

• RTL development experience integrating IPs and ARM controllers into an SOC / ASIC.
• Experience in RTL coding for SOCs based on microcontrollers utilizing AMBA / AXI interface protocols.
• Experience in RTL / Logic Design of top level SOC integrations.  Experience integrating 3rd party IP into an SOC is of particular importance.  This experience includes creation of “wrappers” of glue logic to match SOC interfaces and implement full-chip power management and DFT protocols.
• 5+ years of RTL experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Strong debugging experience.
• Knowledge of System Verilog to work closely with the Integration Verification team in terms of exercise of the basic design and guiding verification toward the important boundary conditions in the design.
• Experience with Cadence or Synopsys RTL and synthesis tools.

Company Profile:

Encore Semi is a successful Engineering Solutions company headquartered in San Diego, California. We build Centers of Expertise to support the semiconductor and electronics system industry in North America. Our teams of experts enable leading-edge projects in the areas of SoC design and embedded software life-cycle. We provide high-value for acceleration, performance improvement, optimization, and risk mitigation. Working at Encore Semi means a continuous exposure to the most advanced technologies and tools, collaborating with industry-leading teams which are our customers and long-term partners, and making the difference in challenging but exciting projects.

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