SOC Low Power Design Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 08-09-2018
Position title: SOC Low Power Design 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 SoC Power team is responsible for low power implementation and power analysis at the SoC design level. This includes defining low power requirements implementation of digital, mixed-signal circuits and systems that are integrated into System-on-Chip (SoC). Power analysis responsibilities includes SoC Baseline Power rollup, Core Power Requirements, Power Models for UC (use-case) power rollup at chipset level. The ideal candidate should be familiar with low power design techniques and power structural verification. Experienced in using Cadence Conformal Low Power tool for structural power verification and PrimeTime Power Analysis Tool is required.

Minimum Qualifications 
Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering plus: ASIC frontend development Logic design, RTL coding, verification, synthesis, and timing closure Hardware description languages (Verilog, VHDL, System Verilog) Power-aware implementation flow, including UPF/CPF/Conformal Low Power Check Power simulation/analysis tool (PTPX/PowerArtist)

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering Experience with/in: Experienced in low power design optimization techniques Familiarity of power islands, power gating, power sequencing and multi-voltage domain design Familiarity of overall SoC Infrastructure - Busses, CPUs, I/Os and DFT Components Scripting and coding with Perl/Tcl
Education Requirements
- Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
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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