CPU Verification Engineer

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina (NC)
Date Posted: 02-13-2017
In this role, you will be working on a high-performance, low-power ARM CPU employing leading-edge technologies to create complete solutions that address functional, performance and quality requirements. Your primary focus will be on internal RTL Integration, quality qualification, RTL release, IP integration and signoff etc. You may also be involved in any of the following:
  • Develop testbenches for verification of the CPU Document and implement testplans and testbench designs.
  • Generate and run testcases on logic simulation models.
  • Run and debug tests to achieve architectural compliance
  • Work with scripting and tool infrastructure teams to improve verification productivity
  • Debug and correct failing testcases using simulation tools, debug tools, and programming skills
  • Develop a deep understanding of the architecture, micro-architecture, and RTL design-under-test
  • Define and implement functional coverage.
  • Analyze coverage results and address with testbench enhancements
  • Participate in testplan and testcode reviews with technical leads.

2-15 years of experience in the following:
- Design and/or integration and/or verification experience on a CPUs, Knowledge of CPU architecture and some use of assembly language (especially RISC).
- Ability to debug Verilog RTL in a System Verilog/UVM environment
- Prior use of industry standard RTL and Verification tools
- Competent use of Unix/Linux command line and scripting
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Attention to detail, self-motivation and ability to influence teams without direct control.

Prior experience with ARM V8 architecture and UVM strongly preferred. Other languages, architectures, and related verification experiences are a plus.

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's 
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