Low Power Design/Methodology Engineer
San Diego , California
February 20, 2018


Order: 219569

Order Type : Temp - > 30 Hrs

Job Title: Low Power Design/Methodology Engineer -

Location: San Diego, CA 92121

Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Duration: 9 months

Pay: $63/hr.- $79/hr. DOE




Design low power / power management controller IP blocks including AVS (adaptive voltage scaling), ACD (adaptive clock distribution), on-chip sensor controller, digital power meter, and embedded voltage regulator controller.
  • Design 3rd party PHY IP wrapper and IP landing.
  • Provide SoC integration support.
  • Perform RTL design, simulation, synthesis, timing analysis, lint check, clock domain crossing check, conformal low power check, and formal verification for IP blocks.
  • Work closely with technology/circuit design team to close IP block specification/requirement.
  • Work closely with verification/physical design team to complete the IP design implementation.
  • Support SoC team to integrate low power / power management IP solution into wireless SoC chips and front-end design flows.
  • Work closely with system/software/test team to enable the low power feature in wireless SoC product.
  • Evaluate new low-power technologies and analyze their applications to address requirements.
  • Provide feedback for low-power chip and system architecture.
  • Understand and perform block & chip-level power analysis. \Understand and create block-level power models.



Required: Bachelor's, Electrical or Computer Engineering

Preferred: Master's, Computer or Electrical Engineering
  • 3 years of experience doing low power digital ASIC design.
  • Familiar with ASIC front-end design process and related flow, including u-arch, RTL coding, simulation, synthesis, STA.
  • Previous experience in AVS (adaptive voltage scaling) desired.
  • Understanding of electrical engineering concepts, circuit analysis and logic design skills.
  • Familiarity with advanced low power techniques and high speed clocking desired.
  • Proficiency in Verilog/System Verilog coding, verification techniques, and scripting language, such as: Perl, Python, Tcl, and Make etc.
  • Good understanding of SoC architecture/micro-architecture.
  • Strong debugging capabilities at simulation, emulation, and Silicon environments, including ability to design interesting debug experiments.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-function team to research, design and implement performance and power management strategy for product roadmap.



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