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Leading Hardware Design Engineer

Job no: 496827
Work type: Experienced
Location: Kings Langley, UK
Categories: System on Chip and System Design

You will be part of the design process which delivers a complete graphics core (GPU) that helps power future electronic devices. You'll be responsible for offering top level infrastructure management to the subsystem teams who are involved with any graphics project work across the business.

You’ll be advising on process & making improvements to ensure physical implementation is possible & effortless. You’ll own the completion of top level specifications to deliver our complete graphics core to the market.

Using your technical knowledge, you’ll be innovating projects from the start by driving productivity & contributing to workloads. You’ll be promoting our latest tools to the hardware team & play a key role in shaping their future development.


You will:

  • Be responsible for top level infrastructure management which includes:
    • Connectivity of all subsystems within the top level
    • Partitioning of the integrated circuit design into multiple physical layout blocks
    • Managing of multiple clock domains and power domains within the core
    • Maintaining quality code through various lint tools and equivalence checking
    • Use of formal properties to ensure that top level integrated circuit design specifications are met
    • Ensuring quality releases and technical documentation standards for our many customers
  • Become an expert user of PowerVR's cutting edge tools to aid top level integrated circuit design
    • Play a key role in shaping their future development
    • Specify and develop python plugins for these tools to aid automation and process improvements
    • Promote and support the use of these tools within the hardware teams

Abilities make possibilities

Committed to making your customers, stakeholders and colleagues successful, you're an excellent communicator, listener and collaborator who builds trusted partnerships by delivering what you say, when you say. You're curious, solutions orientated and a world class problem solver who constantly seeks opportunities to innovate and achieve the best possible outcome to the highest imaginable standard. 


You have:

  • experience of IP or SOC level integrated circuits
  • good knowledge of digital logic
  • scripting skills in Python or Perl
  • knowledge of low power integrated circuit design techniques
  • a degree in Electronic Engineering or related subject (e.g. BEng 2.1 or above, MEng, PhD)

You might also have:

  • experience of ASIC verification in the field of graphics, video, microprocessors, full SoC
  • experience of synthesis


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