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Director of SoC Engineering

San Diego, CA
Job Title: Director of SoC Engineering
Locations: San Diego, CA
Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses

Key Responsibilities:
• SoC development, leadership, and ownership
• Hands on digital SoC (ASIC) team leadership
• Work with Marketing, Systems Engineering, Verification, Firmware, RF/Analog, and Test teams to successfully develop complex SoC products
• Hiring, organization development, resource planning, scheduling, performance management as well as overall team execution
• Establish digital/system architectures and design, implementation methodologies and test strategies as well as develop and define flows and tools. Debug designs and provide timely closure of issues

Job Requirements:
• 15+ years of experience managing digital design teams required and MS/PhD EE/CS preferred
• Proven track record of leading multiple complex SoCs from concept to mass production
• Expert in RTL design and implementation (architecture and micro-architecture)
• Deep knowledge of front-end tools and flow - Verilog simulators, linters, synthesis, static timing, clock trees, power simulation, floor plan development, and power supply implementation
• Deep knowledge of system modeling and verification using System Verilog or System C
• Proven knowledge in acquiring and integrating 3rd party IP
• High speed logic design (GHz+) , and high-speed clock distribution experience
• Knowledge of coding and scripting languages such as C/C++, Python
• Understanding of mixed signal concepts
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Strong technical leadership skills
• Strong team builder and recruiter
• Ability to distill key requirements from incomplete inputs
• Ability to foresee issues and design in flexibility and workarounds for both known and unknowns
• Team player with strong sense of urgency to complete projects on time

Desirable Skills:
• Experience developing highly integrated mixed signal SoCs including wireless communications
• Experience with embedded systems, wireless protocols, power management, signal processing and standard interfaces (I2C, SPI, UART, etc.)
• Experience with Cadence F2B design tools
• Experience with formal verification and DFT/ATPG/BIST tools
• Proven knowledge of System Verilog assertions, checkers, and other design verification techniques
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