ASIC Verification Engineer

Amazon | San Diego, CA

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Posted Date 11/08/2019

Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

The Role:
Be part of Project Kuiper’s sub-team responsible for defining and implementing the digital chip SOCs for communications via Low Earth Orbit satellites and Amazon gateways. This is a unique opportunity to define a groundbreaking wireless solution with few legacy constraints. The team works with customer requirements and wireless system teams to define modems, high-speed interfaces, embedded processors, and DSP solutions in latest CMOS generation technologies.

In this role you will:
· Implement a state of the art verification environment to facilitate testing of the RTL against reference Matlab/C models
· Develop detailed test plans and write tests, run regressions, collect coverage matrices and report progress to the program
· Participate in the validation of FPGA platform using test benches, which can be reused for the ASIC implementation
· Run formal verification of complex blocks to ensure functional correctness
· Work with the design and Communication systems team and participate in System level verification using test benches constructed using UVM, System C and DPI-C
· Develop a highly automated environment to run regressions that can be used to make builds and maintain the sanity of the database

Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


· Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
· 5+ years of experience in verification preferably in communication systems
· Experience where products have gone to volume production, preferably 1st pass Silicon
· Hands on experience in UVM, C, System C and scripting


· Master's or Ph.D degree in Electrical / Communications Engineering
· Familiarity with Matlab
· Familiarity with formal verification techniques
· Strong written and verbal skills

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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