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Qualcomm Low Power Design/Methodology Engineer, Staff in San Diego, California

Company:

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

General Summary:

Job Overview:

  • Design adaptive power management controller, on-chip sensor controller and digital power meter.

  • 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.

  • Work closely with system/software/test team to enable functional safety feature in automotive SoC product.

  • Create/Enhance low power methodologies covering entire design cycle from RTL to GDS. Analyze how a new methodology will affect different phases of the design/verification cycle and work on fixing any issues.

  • Provide feedback for low-power chip and system architecture.

  • Understand and perform block & chip-level power analysis.

  • Understand and create block-level power models.

Minimum Qualification :

  • 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.

  • Familiar with scripting languages like Python, Perl, TCL

  • Understanding of electrical engineering concepts, circuit analysis and logic design skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in AVS (adaptive voltage scaling) desired.

  • Familiarity with advanced low power techniques and tools such as UPF, CLP, power aware DV 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.

  • Understanding of automotive functional safety standard ISO 26262 and analysis technique (FMEA/FMEDA) is a plus.

  • 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.

Education Requirements:

  • Masters or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 5+ years of ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

OR

Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field and 4+ years of ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

OR

PhD in Science, Engineering, or related field and 3+ years of ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

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