Staff Pre and Post Silicon Power and Thermal Measurement and Analysis Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 04-06-2018
Position title: Staff Pre and Post Silicon Power and Thermal Measurement and Analysis 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:
The team is currently seeking a candidate for the position of pre- and post-silicon power and thermal validation for IP and SoC level analysis. In this role you will work with a local and global team to understand, implement and verify the power features, power savings, power saving predictions, thermal IP, and performance of implementations of current and next-generation SoCs. You will create and execute test plans in both Emulation and Post-Si Environments. You will work to discover, root-cause and correct failures in hardware and software. Additionally, you will create the software and flows which allow the maximum use of power saving features. 

Minimum Qualifications
- Minimum of 10 years of SoC implementation experience, Verilog RTL, CPU and SoC architectures 
- Experience working with SoC and IP silicon design environments 
- Experience with Emulation and Emulation environments for hardware and software development and debug
- Familiarity with Power Estimate software such as Ansys, Cadence, and Synopsys Primetime tools
- Prior experience estimating power, analyzing power, and correlation between pre- and post-silicon 
- Strong C programming skills  
- Understanding of silicon features such as isolation, clock gating, and power gating methodologies  
 
Preferred Qualifications  
- Strong Python/Perl scripting experience, including tool creation and flow automation
- Implementing bare-metal drivers and test content 
- Experience in low level C drivers, micro kernel, RTOS, Linux, etc.  

Education Requirements
- Required: Bachelor's, Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
- Preferred: Master's 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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