Sr.Engineer/ Principal Architect

Chennai, IN

Req ID: I292-22

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Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Systems Engineer/Architect

The Systems Engineer/Architect will work with industry leading customers, industry standards and Design Engineers to define next generation chips for the various product lines.  The chip definition includes the chip overview, functional definition, register definition, pinout definition, AC timing and DC parameters.  The Systems Engineer needs to define everything required for a circuit design engineer to design the chip and also clearly define the system interface that is needed by our customer to use the chip

The Systems Engineer is responsible for:

  • Computer Products Group (CPG) product line devices.
  • General product family planning (working with Marketing), specific product definition and creation of engineering specifications (working with Design Engineering. )
  • Development of Engineering Specifications, Data Sheets and Application Notes.
  • Development of technical presentations and training materiel.
  • Interfaces with customers, marketing, and design engineering to resolve all system-level and device level technical issues on new specifications, as well as to support existing products.
  • Candidate with RTL design (VHDL, Verilog, System Verilog), verification or pre-silicon and post silicon Validation experience will be preferred for this position.
  • Requires 5+ years experience in hardware/system design
  • Good interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of PC and PC architecture
  • Knowledge of Security (AES, RSA, ECC, DSA, SHA) is a plus.

Job Requirements

Systems Engineer/Architect

The Systems Engineer/Architect will work with industry leading customers, industry standards and Design Engineers to define next generation chips for the various product lines.  The chip definition includes the chip overview, functional definition, register definition, pinout definition, AC timing and DC parameters.  The Systems Engineer needs to define everything required for a circuit design engineer to design the chip and also clearly define the system interface that is needed by our customer to use the chip.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for:

  • Computer Products Group (CPG) product line devices.
  • General product family planning (working with Marketing), specific product definition and creation of engineering specifications (working with Design Engineering. )
  • Development of Engineering Specifications, Data Sheets and Application Notes.
  • Development of technical presentations and training materiel.
  • Interfaces with customers, marketing, and design engineering to resolve all system-level and device level technical issues on new specifications, as well as to support existing products.
  • Requires 5+ years experience in hardware/system design
  • Good interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of PC and PC architecture
  • Knowledge of Security (AES, RSA, ECC, DSA, SHA) is a plus.

 

 

CURRENT PROJECTS:

 

  • Product Definition entire Computer Products product line:
  • Using Industry Standard specifications
  • eSPI, PCIe, Security, USB Type – C  Charging
  • Intel, Microsoft, Industry Standards Groups
  • Key customer requirements
  • Low Power System Design
  • Chip Level Security (ECC, RSA, HASH)
  • System Level Security (Root of Trust, Attestation)
  • Product Definition: (working closely with a Sr. Design Engineer)
  • Detailed Chip Specification Development
  • Functional Definition
  • Register Definition
  • Signal Definition
  • Timing Definition and Analysis
  • Products (containing embedded microcontrollers) including:

            -           ARM based

  • Software including:
  • Framemaker
  • Microsoft Word
  • Power Point
  • Visio

 

 

FUTURE PROJECTS:

 

Exposure to PC Industry Initiatives developed by Intel, Microsoft, and Industry Standards Groups   These include:

  • ACPI – Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
  • PCIe,
  • eSPI
  • USB – Universal Serial Bus
  • I3C
  • Security, Security, Security
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