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SOC Lead Engineer

Company: Synopsys
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

SOC Lead Engineer


USA - California - Mountain View/Sunnyvale, USA - Texas - Austin, USA - USA

Job Description and Requirements

At Synopsys, we are at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

In addition to EDA tools and IP, we provide different types of design services. Our System Solutions team enables our customers with end-to-end SoC designs in advanced technologies. Deliver tool flows. Provide expertise in design methodology creation and implementation. Create design flows and methodologies. Provide customer specific design assistance. Support RTL-to-GDSII implementation for blocks, sub-systems, and full SoCs. Execute full turnkey SoC designs from specification-to-parts. Our customers range from start-ups to industry leaders, commercial and government agencies. Our customers develop products for high-performance computing, automotive, aerospace & defense, and more.

We have an immediate opening for an SOC Design Lead and Expert to join our team. Does this sound like a good role for you?

In this role you will lead development of SOCs including hands-on work and providing technical leadership and guidance to internal or third-party SOC development.

Key Qualifications:

  • BSEE/MSEE/PHD in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering
  • At least 8 years of experience in SOC-level Architecture and RTL development
  • Strong in SOC system architecture knowledge with experience in High Level or Micro-architecture level development, RTL development, Design Verification, DFT, Physical Design and Tapeout management
  • Knowledge of High Performance Computing Architectures in Mobile, Data Center, Client/Server, Automotive and Edge computing SOCs
  • Strong in Various Interconnect options like Arteris NOC, AMBA AXI, CXL and other similar technologies
  • Working and implementation knowledge of SOC level features like AVFS, Low Power Management Features and other power architecture related features
  • Solid knowledge around HW/FW/SW interdependencies
  • Knowledge of SOC standard interfaces including (but not limited to) PCIe, DDR, HBM, MIPI CSI/DSI, SPI, I2C etc.
  • Working and Implementation knowledge of CPU architectures such as RISCV, ARC, X86 or ARM cores
  • Will be able to travel on occasion for short periods of time, and occasionally work on-site at customer premises as required
    Preferred Experience:
    • Has done multiple tapeouts in advanced nodes such as 16-/14-/10-/7-nm
    • Managed a global team
    • Has had direct customer interactions
    • Experience in designing SOC from Architecture to post-silicon
    • Experience working in a customer centric environment with great communication skills.
    • Ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to small teams of Micro-architects/RTL developers working on an SOC
    • Ability to cross-functionally lead full SOC development from micro-architecture through GDS and work with partners on SW/FW and packaged parts full solution
    • Experience using workflow tools like git/gitlab/github is preferred
    • This position may include assignment to government contracts. Consequently, the ability to obtain government security clearances and/or other work clearances is preferred and will be required in the event of assignment to government contract work. The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $117,000to $204,000. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.
      Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.


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      United States

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      SOC Engineering

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Keywords: Synopsys, Mountain View , SOC Lead Engineer, Engineering , Mountain View, California

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