Senior Low Power Design Verification Engineer



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

We are looking for a Senior Low Power DV Engineer! NVIDIA is known as a world leader in providing highly energy efficient products. We continue to rapidly grow the research and development of energy-efficient GPU and SOC architectures. We are continually innovating in creative and unrivaled ways to improve our ability to deliver exceptional perf/watt solutions in a wide range of sectors. Come join NVIDIAs Low Power DV team to develop state of the art GPUs to power AI, Automotive, GeForce, and Mobile products.

What you'll be doing:

In this role you will work very closely with Low Power Architecture, Design, and Software teams to understand next generation features. You will be responsible for architecting/developing testbench, infrastructure, and testplans to verify various power management solutions for NVIDIA products. You will have the opportunity bring creative ideas that help improve power-aware DV methodologies, as well as influence EDA vendors to improve our simulation and debug efficiencies.

What we need to see:

  • MSEE/MSCE (or equivalent experience) with background in ASIC design verification. A strong background in Low Power architectures or verification is a plus.

  • You should possess minimum 3+ years of industry with clear understanding of low power design techniques such as multi VT, Clock gating, Power gating, Block Activity Power, and Dynamic Voltage-Frequency Scaling (DVFS) etc.

  • Good understanding of processor architecture (GPU is a plus), and related power management design/DV techniques.

  • Must be experienced with Incisive Low-Power or Synopsys VCS NLP

  • Good understanding of power intent in UPF format is a plus

  • Must be fluent in Verilog, SystemVerilog, and understanding of UVM.

  • Knowledge of C or C++ is a requirement

  • Strong debug skills and experience with Verdi is needed

  • Scripting abilities in Python or Perl is a plus

  • Experience writing or maintaining the script or Makefile that builds the simulation program is a plus

  • You should display strong interpersonal skills, planning skills, be organized and self-motivated, and play well with others (a great teammate)

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Low Power DV, and deep learning experience

  • Full chip or SOC level verification

Widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers, NVIDIA leads the way in groundbreaking developments in Artificial Intelligence, High-Performance Computing and Visualization. The GPU, our invention, serves as the visual cortex of modern computers and is at the heart of our products and services. Our work opens up new universes to explore, enables amazing creativity and discovery, and powers what were once science fiction inventions from artificial intelligence to autonomous cars. NVIDIA is looking for great people in multiple disciplines to help us accelerate the next wave of artificial intelligence, in Software, Hardware, Research and more. If you are creative and talented, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is $124,000 - $247,250. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.