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Senior CPU Design Verification Engineer

Company: SiFive, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Here at SiFive we have enjoyed some phenomenal success in the world of RISC-V and we aren't stopping yet! Due to our ongoing success and ambitious growth plans, we are looking for talented Verification Engineers to join our brand new UK-based team, working on implementingverification methodologies on parameterizable CPU IP generators. This is a really exciting opportunity for high-performing Verification Engineers to become a part of SiFive's founding UK team, where you will have the unique chance to help shape how we do verification at SiFive. Please note that we can also consider this position to be based in Bristol (UK).Responsibilities: As a Verification Engineer at Sifive, you can expect to work on tasks such as:

  • Defining and implementing test plans, test cases and test benches for unit and core level verification of RISC-V CPUs
  • Developing infrastructure to automate the generation of test plans, test cases and test benches
  • Triaging and debugging tests to deliver functionally correct design blocks
  • Applying formal methodologies to parameterizable high-performance RISC-V CPU IP and their generators to ensure the CPU IP meet given targets for function, power, performance, and area Requirements:
    • Bachelor's, or Master's degree in a STEM subject
    • 8+ years experience in hardware design verification
    • Expert knowledge of CPU microarchitectures and related technologies and algorithms, or experience of verifying other complex IP
    • Knowledge of hardware description languages such as Verilog, VHDL, or SystemVerilog
    • Fluency in hardware verification languages and methodologies, including SystemVerilog or SystemVerilog Assertions and UVM
    • Expertise in use of verification tools to develop, run and debug tests and formal assertions efficiently
    • Knowledge of functional programming languages, such as Scala, Chisel, Haskell, etc. is beneficial SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes a generous time-off policy, pension, employee stock option program, and much more. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. If you yearn to be challenged and wish to work in an environment where the boundaries of your creativity and skills will be tested, then SiFive is the place for you! Notice to Staffing Agencies / External Recruiters: Thank you for your interest in SiFive Inc. Please note that SiFive does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies unless contracted to fill a specific position. Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact SiFive employees directly in an attempt to present candidates - all applications must go through SiFive's internal recruiting team. Any third-party resume forwarded by agencies/external recruiters to a SiFive mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to SiFive employees, or to SiFive's resume database will be considered property of SiFive Inc and treated as a direct application. This exchange does not constitute an agreement between SiFive and the agency/external recruiter. SiFive reserves the right to contact the candidate directly. Employment agencies/external recruiters will receive no compensation from SiFive or its companies.

Keywords: SiFive, Inc., Cambridge , Senior CPU Design Verification Engineer, Engineering , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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