RTL Engineer

Job Title: RTL  Engineer
Duration: 9+ months with possible extension
Location: Santa Clara, CA

3+ years of industry experience in the following areas:
ASIC frontend development.
Logic design, RTL coding, verification, synthesis, and timing closure.
Hardware description languages (Verilog, System Verilog and VHDL).
AMBA bus standards such as AXI, AHB, and ACE
Synopsys DC/PrimeTime or similar tools.
Scripting/programming in C/C++, Tcl, Perl/Csh.
Preferred Qualifications:
3+ years of industry experience in 1 or more of the following technical disciplines:
SoC Design (ASIC integration, Peripherals, Bus Design, DC/PC, LINT, PTSI)
RTL Design (Functional/Structural, Partitioning, Simulation, Regression, Modelsim, VCS, Design Compiler, Primetime, Microprocessor Architecture, Memory Coherency)
Low Power Design (clock gating, power gating, power grids, Power Artist, UPF, CPF)
High-Speed DDR Controller (Memory Controller, CPU, SRAM & L3 Cache, x86 or ARM CPU/bus architecture)
Audio Codec ASIC Hardware (Audio DSP Implementation, Audio Algorithm, Low-Power Voice/Audio Activation, Noise Cancellation)
Graphic ASIC Hardware (GPU or CPU cores, DX9/10/11 level graphics HW development)
Multimedia/Camera Imaging/Video (Image processing algorithms, ASIC Design, RTL Coding, JPEG, C/C++/SystemC, Modelsim, Synopsys DC, LEC, Spyglass)
Physical Layer Design (PHY, USB, HDMI, DDR, MIPI)
SerDes Application (PHY Layer Protocol, SerDes PHY, ASIC EDA Models, Cadence Schematics)
Digital Design for Mixed Signal ASICs (PLL, Phase-Lock-Loop, LNA, OpAmp, ADC-DAC)
Good to have –
From scratch RTL design for any/some of the following:
Note: IP integration of various components or modification of previously designed components (unless it is a major change that shows understanding for the below) is not very relevant
Complex state machine design
Memory subsystem with multiple banking multiple reports, crossbar connection to computing elements
3-D, 4-D descriptor based DMA controller with out of order responses
The DSP functionality knowledge, integer/float multiply – accumulate, and nonlinear functions such as  sigmoid, relu, tanh, quantization, reduction
AXI4 fabric with out-of-order interleaved requests/responses (i.e. full protocol)
Tools: UVM, System Verilog, Perl, all Cadence front/back end tools

Please send me your confirmation that no one else has contacted you for this position apart from APN Team. 

Many Thanks 
Sachin P., 
APN Software Services, Inc. 
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560 
Direct: 510.402.1063 | Fax: 510.623.5055 | sachin@apninc.com

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