Job Title:

ASIC Engineer

Business Area:

Engineering & Design

Location:

Lexington, KY USA

Job ID:

142772

ASIC Engineer

Develops, designs, verifies, and documents ASIC development. Determines architecture design, logic design, and system simulation. Assignments include the analysis of all aspects from high-level design to synthesis, place and route, and timing and power utilization. Typically uses equipment to establish operation data, conduct experimental tests, and evaluate results.

The position will consist of working in four main areas:

1.      Design of image processing, motor control, processor and memory interface, communication and other hardware assist functions for SoC ASICs.

2.      Verification of image processing, motor control, processor and memory interface, communication and other hardware assist functions for SoC ASICs.  This includes Universal Verification Methodology (UVM), modeling of functions utilizing C/C++ language and scripting skills.

3.      Documentation of hardware assist functions for both design and test specifications.  This includes analysis and characterization of fabricated silicon upon design completion.

4.      Implementation of low-level firmware to interface with and test ASIC/FPGA/CPLD hardware assist.

 

Education and Experience Desired:

  • BS or higher degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 0-3 years of experience in the industry.
  • Helpful experience and knowledge: Universal Verification Methodology (UVM), VLSI design, ARM, RISC-V, ASIC/FPGA design, Synopsys EDA tools, Mentor Graphics EDA tools and VHDL, Verilog, System Verilog, C/C++, LabVIEW, Perl, Python.
  • The engineer should be familiar with typical electrical laboratory equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and pattern generators.
  • The position also requires a good understanding of computer hardware, file servers, networks and database management.