CPU Design Verification Engineer

Beaverton, Oregon, United States


Role Number:200455387
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As a CPU Verification Engineer owning the verification of a certain area of functionality in a CPU design, you will have the responsibilities as follows: • Work closely with architecture and RTL designers on verifying the functionality correctness of the design • Develop and lead test plan and test environments • Develop complex tests in assembly, C, or vectors according to test plans • Develop coverage monitors and analyze coverage to ensure all the test cases in the plans are covered • Develop checkers or C-base transactor to verify the design

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum BS and 3+ years of relevant industry experience
  • In-depth knowledge of digital logic design, chip architecture and microarchitecture
  • Experience with developing testplans/testbenches, C-based transactors, and writing/debugging assembly-based tests
  • Experience with advanced verification techniques such as formal and assertions a plus
  • Experience in silicon bringup a plus
  • Should be a great teammate with excellent communication skills and be able to work independently on the verification efforts for a block/area of the design

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Minimum BS and 3+ years of relevant industry experience

Additional Requirements

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