ASIC Design Engineer - Cache

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200003704
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Key Qualifications

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of memory system
  • Experience in micro-architecture definition and RTL coding, as well as PPA (performance/power/area) analysis.
  • Knowledge of high performance, coherent memory system or interconnect architectures, and DRAM controller.
  • Strong cache design background, including good understanding of different memory organizations and trade-offs.
  • Hands-on experience with multi-processor cache coherence protocols.


Participate in Cache micro architecture development from specifications found from architecture guideline and model analysis. Explore architecture trade-offs in system performance, area, and power consumption along with the performance analysis team. Develop/debug RTL design of different sections of the cache controller. Work with physical design team to close timing of the same.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's or Master's in EE/CS/CE

Additional Requirements