Pre and Post Silicon Validation Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 03-29-2018
Position title: Pre and Post Silicon Validation Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA
Status: full-time
About the team:
The growing Encore Semi SoC implementation team collaborates with our customers on design of advanced systems for wireless communication, networking, storage, and automotive using innovative new core architectures. Joining our team, you will build on a background of working with state-of-the-art semiconductor design.   
About the project:
Pre and Post Silicon Validation is central SoC digital hardware development and is responsible for the overall quality of the silicon. The Validation team works closely with architects, designers, verification engineers, software engineers, and customers. The team is currently seeking candidates who are familiar with pre-silicon test development and post-silicon bring-up and validation. 

Minimum Qualifications
Candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of SW/FW experience working in emulation and silicon environments.
Candidates are expected to have experience in:
- Low Level software development in C and Assembly 
- Debugging low level software and hardware issues 
- Implementing drivers and test content 
- Debug tools including JTAG, Logic Analyzer, Oscilloscope, etc., and kernel debuggers 
- Emulation environments for development and debug 
- Basic understanding of power and performance 
- Knowledge of SOC architecture and in-depth knowledge of at least one sub system (CPU, Power Management, Security IPs, System Performance, Clocks, DDR, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with post-silicon enabling and bring-up 
- Experience with at least one of: Perl, Python, TCL, C++, or Java 
Education Requirements
- Required: Bachelor's, Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
- Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
About Encore Semi:
Encore Semi is a successful Engineering Solutions company. We build Centers of Expertise to support our many customers from the semiconductor and electronics system industry in North America. Our teams of experts contribute to leading-edge projects in the areas of SoC design and embedded software. We provide high-value through acceleration, performance improvement, optimization, and risk mitigation.
Encore Semi provides its engineering team members with continuous exposure to top advanced technologies & tools, participation in challenging yet exciting projects, and direct collaboration with its industry-leading teams, customers, and long-term partners. Read about the company’s great benefits and career path in our website.
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