At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.
This is a unique opportunity to join the rapidly growing team in the SerDes IP R&D Group at Cadence Design Systems. We are looking for a Principal Systems Engineer who will be a key contributor to our advanced high speed SerDes IP products, supporting customer integration of SerDes IP into Soc designs.
This is a hands-on customer facing technical position.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities :
Work with IP customers to review deliverables and physical integration requirements
Generate technical specification, data sheets, and application notes
Support customer package / board design and debug as necessary
Develop and provide guidelines regarding signal integrity and power integrity to customer
Provide integration training and recommendation to customers
Conduct integration reviews on customers’ major SoC milestones
Develop infrastructure to ensure robust IP development and testing
Provide feedback to R&D team from customers for IP improvement
Key contributor to R&D team to define and develop high speed SerDes IP product specifications
Position Requirements :
M.S. Electrical / Computer Engineering (or similar degree)
Must have at least 7 years of relevant experience working with high-speed SerDes and PHYs
Good understanding of high speed SerDes architecture
Familiarity with SOC IP integration design flows
Knowledge and experience in with front-end tools such as Digital and Analog simulation, waveform viewers, synthesis, static timing analysis, UPF, version control
Familiarity with verification methodologies
Experience with Verilog modeling and model validation
Experience writing Verilog, SystemVerilog, hardware description languages
Good understanding of DFT requirements for SOCs
Experience using system simulation tools, Matlab, Perl, or other scripting tools
Familiarity with advanced technology nodes (7nm and below) is a plus
Strong debug and problem-solving skills
Ability to analyze and resolve IP integration issues related to RTL, physical, or CAD tools
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must have strong group presentation skills
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