Senior Engineer II - Verification

Chennai, IN

Req ID: I275-22

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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

The Automotive Information Systems (AIS) group within Microchip develops connectivity products tailored to the automotive market. The group design and develops Physical Layer Chips, PHY-MAC Bridges, PHY IPs, Multi-Gigabit and MOST based automotive grade chips that enable the leading carmakers to bring Ethernet and MOST based audio and control networking to future generations of cars.

The AIS group is seeking an Electrical/Electronics engineer with 4-10 years of relevant industry experience to work with the IC Verification team in Chennai, India. We are looking for a self-driven candidate with excellent communication skills who can work well with teams across geographies and to independently contribute to the pre-silicon verification efforts of our products.


  • Leading ASIC/SoC  verification efforts at sub system/block/chip level
  • Involve in test bench architecture development, writing verification plans, test bench development, RTL and gate simulations, regression debug, coding assertions and functional coverage
  • Review of design/micro architecture  specifications and providing proactive feedback to design & architecture teams
  • Capable of debugging EDA tools or design related issues
  • Writing tests to exercise and validate various functionalities of the chip (memory, routing fabric, timers, etc.) for chip bring-up, testing, and debugging
  • Creating verification documentation such as test plans, test reports, how-to guides, and best practices
  • Bring ideas for continuous improvement of process within the verification team
  • Develop scripts for automation as necessary
  • Mentor Junior Engineers on need basis

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree with at least 4 years of relevant industry experience
  • Hands on experience in test bench development using System Verilog and UVM/OVM/VMM (One of them is must)
  • Hands on experience using Object Oriented Programming (OOP) techniques, random test generation, functional coverage, and assertion driven verification
  • Experience with EDA Tools (One of them is must) Questasim, VCS, NCSim, NCVerilog
  • Proficient with Unix environment and scripting languages such as PERL/Python/Make
  • Knowledge of revision control tools like Perforce/SVN/GIT
  • In depth understanding of digital design fundamentals
  • Knowledge of one or more protocols like AHB/APB/I2C/SPI is a plus
  • Knowledge of ethernet and related protocols like MII/RMII/MDIO is a plus
  • Must be highly self-motivated, well organized and result oriented team player who can work well with cross functional teams across geographies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work and plan independently to achieve targeted goals
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