Senior Design Engineer



Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

We are now looking for a Senior Hardware Design Engineer for our Tegra group:

NVIDIA is seeking passionate Senior Hardware Design Engineers to verify, design and verify the world’s leading SoC's and GPU's. This position offers the opportunity to have real impact in a multifaceted, technology-focused company impacting product lines ranging from consumer graphics to self-driving cars and the growing field of artificial intelligence. We have crafted an outstanding team of people stretching around the globe, whose mission is to push the frontiers of what is possible today and define the platform for the future of computing. We are a team of hardworking engineers working across the micro-architecture, design, verification, implementation and post silicon validation of NVIDIA automotive and gaming console chips.

What you’ll be doing:

  • As a key member of the Design team, you will be responsible for the verification, design and implementation of In-system-test architecture for a System-on-Chip.

  • Build architectural trade-offs based on features, performance requirements and system limitations.

  • Craft micro-architecture, implement in RTL, and deliver a fully verified, synthesis/timing clean design.

  • Support post-silicon validation activities working with Silicon characterization and Software teams.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with architects, other designers, pre- and post-silicon verification teams, synthesis, timing and back-end teams to accomplish your tasks.

What we need to see:

  • Masters Degree or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering or Computer Science with 5+ years of meaningful experience

  • Experience in micro-architecture and RTL development (Verilog), focused on arbiters, scheduling, synchronization & bus protocols, interconnect networks and/or caches.

  • Experience in verification using random stimulus along with functional coverage

  • Exposure to Digital systems and VLSI design, Computer Architecture, Computer Arithmetic, CMOS transistors and circuits is required

  • Good understanding of ASIC design flow

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an excellent teammate

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Knowledge of DFT, clocking and reset methodologies

  • Knowledge of Built in Self Test, In-system test for Automotive Safety.

  • Knowledge of Automotive Qualification requirements and functional safety.

  • Good debugging and analytical skills

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. If you are creative, autonomous and love a challenge, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is $156,000 - $287,500. 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.