Sr Staff Engineer, Systems Inphi
Inphi is a fast-growing, public fabless semiconductor company based in Westlake Village, CA. The company was founded in 2001 and has developed the industry leading product line of server logic ICs in production at all Tier 1 suppliers. By applying its unique strengths in high-speed analog IC design across multiple semiconductor processes, Inphi strives to set new standards of performance for computing, communications and instrumentation systems. Inphi is recognized as the world leader in the development of highest performance analog ICs.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Staff HW validation engineer who will be responsible for defining and executing the post-silicon testing of mixed-signal high-speed Memory Buffer ICs. He/she will contribute on definition and execution of validation platforms, as well as defining and executing the test and measurements to guarantee functional and parametric requirement of the devices. The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years ASIC validation experience. Ability to lead a team to perform post-silicon validation independently is a must.
Lead a team to perform post-silicon validation of Memory buffer devices.
Planning, execution, analysis and reporting validation of DDR3/4, to assure compliance to product specifications, industry standards, application requirements, and system platform operating environments.
Design and execute the test to find and resolve part marginality and functional issues, analyzing and debugging anomalies.
Plan, design, execute and review evaluation and characterization platforms. Design schematic of evaluation boards, component test and selection, layout, simulation and test of test platforms. FPGA coding and software design for evaluation board control.
Interaction with Architecture, Signal Integrity, Design, Application and Marketing teams to guarantee quality product meeting and exceeding system requirements.
Documentation of procedures, test results, performance and failure analysis.
MSEE/CE or PHD with minimum 12/10+ years of experience on multi-million gates of digital/mixed-signal IC validation.
Experience on evaluation platform design, board, FPGA and software development.
Experience on validation and debug of devices interfacing DDR2/DDR3/DDR4 memory systems.
Knowledge of high speed signal integrity concepts.
Strong programming skill and experience in Linux and/or Windows, in particular C/C++, Unix Shell. Assembly, Perl, and/or Python.
Detailed, working knowledge of lab equipment (Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, Function Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, BERT scope, etc)
Ability to perform root cause analysis on hardware and software failures.
The following qualifications would be an added advantage:
Validation experience of other High speed serial links (PCI-E, 10G Ethernet, etc.)
Usage of Data management tool for validation and characterization.
Knowledge and validation experience of PC chipset, Memory North/South bridge controllers.
Experience on measurement correlation with ATE characterization.
SOC validation and/or embedded system firmware development and testing is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional stake-holders and breakdown barriers to accomplish committed deliverables.
Demonstrated leadership, planning and communication skills.
Willingness to travel up to 10% to visit key eco-system partners.
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Westlake Village, CA 91361