Principal Engineer-Design

Austin, US

Req ID: 784-22

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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

Microchip is searching for a Principal Engineer-Design to be part of the USB and Networking Business Unit located in Austin, TX. A candidate placed in this position will be a contributor in the USB and Networking Design Team, focused on bringing advanced connectivity devices to market, including Ethernet switches & bridges, USB hubs & power delivery, PCIe bridges, serial interfaces (SerDes) and other connectivity interfaces.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

•    Participating in design, FPGA, DFT, Synthesis and other design activities like micro-architecture and documentation
•    Integrating IP modules, designing RTL blocks, glue logic, interfacing with verification and emulation teams
•    Performing development activities such as Formal Verification, Clock Domain Crossing (CDC) analysis, Static Timing Analysis, and low power design
•    Designing custom digital IPs
•    Emulation and debug (ASIC and FPGA) of the IP and solution
•    Develop block level test plan documentation based on datasheets and requirements
•    Learning and dynamically applying knowledge of the SoC, protocols and standards

Job Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or equivalent Engineering with 8.5+ years of relevant industry experience
•    Experience in Ethernet, USB, and/or PCIe desirable
•    Digital design projects using Verilog/System Verilog
•    Proficient in Verilog/System Verilog
•    Experience with the ASIC design and/or verification flow
•    Strong analytical, communication (written and verbal), and documentation skills
•    Excellent problem solving, debugging and organization skills
•    Must be highly motivated and able to work in collaborative group environment

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Understanding of following protocols: USB (USB3.0, USB2.0), USB Power Delivery, PCIe, Ethernet (10/100/1G BASE-T and 1G-25G SerDes)
•    Peripherals Interfaces: SPI, I2C, UART etc.
•    Experiences with simulation and simulation tools
•    Experience with Xilinx FPGA emulation and debug

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