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Sr. Coherent Designer

Austin, TX 78746

Posted: 09/05/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 27751

Job Description

Position Title: Sr. Coherent Designer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Sr. Coherent Designer opportunity located in Austin, TX.

Job Responsibilities:
  • As a senior designer on coherent interconnect micro-architect, you will be responsible for working on the micro-architecture development of custom coherent interconnect IP and/or last level cache blocks.
  • In this role you will be interacting with the system architects, verification, performance/power and design implementation teams.
  • You will be owning and driving the critical coherent interconnect related RTL design, performance and power optimization and also work on logic debug and timing closure of the design.
  • Solid engineering foundation and RTL design experience are desired for success. Help mentor junior engineers in the team.
  • Drive the timely development and debug of new features on custom coherent interconnect IP and/or last level cache [LLC] blocks.
  • Working on SOC IP delivery with all sanity checks.
  • Work on timing debug and closure.
  • Working on LINT, CDC flows and analysis.
  • Work on power artist flow and power analysis.
  • Working on ECO flows.
  • Work with the verification team to verify the functionality and correctness of the design.
  • Collaborate with implementation to achieve your timing and area.
  • Produce quality RTL on schedule meeting PPA goals
  • Engage with performance and power team on achieving performance and power goals.
  • Partner with the physical design and CAD team to resolve implementation-level details.

Job Qualifications:
  • • PhD, master’s degree or bachelor’s Degree, Computer Engineer with over 12+ years of experience.
  • • Strong background owning and driving the RTL design of various sub-blocks of interconnect or LLC for high-performance digital designs
  • • Demonstrated experience of successful architecture through RTL design experience on high-performance digital designs
  • • Verilog expertise is required as is a deep understanding of ASIC design flow including RTL design, verification, logic synthesis, prototyping, DFT, timing analysis, floor-planning, ECO, bring-up & lab debug.
  • • Knowledge of system caches and directory snoop filter protocols.
  • • Familiarity with different on-chip network topologies: mesh, ring, crossbar.
  • • Experience in leading and mentoring a team of engineers.
  • • Knowledge of in Arm AMBA5 CHI, AMBA4 ACE or AXI coherent interconnect and bus protocols
  • • Knowledge of memory subsystem design including coherent cache design.
  • • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to work in a dynamic, global team.

Preferred Skills:
  • • Knowledge of Verilog/VHDL, scripting, STA, DFT, ECO flows.
  • • Proficient in AMBA, ACE, AXI, CHI protocols.
  • • Knowledge of memory controller and either coherent interconnect or cache design.
  • • Knowledge of memory subsystem, coherency, and directory snoop filter protocols.
  • • Familiarity with different on-chip network topologies: mesh, ring, crossbar.
  • • Experience with a scripting language like Perl or Python.
  • • Energetic, curiosity, and passion in logic design.
  • • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Efficient digital design techniques.

Job Details:
  • • Contract
  • • Location: Austin, TX
  • • Pay Rate Range: $90 - $95 /hr

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates

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