ASIC DVT Engineer - Acacia

  • Location:
    Maynard, Massachusetts, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
    1381424
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The ASIC DVT Engineer will perform post-silicon bring-up, characterization and debug in the lab to assure correct operation of Acacia designed ASIC’s.

Key Essential Functions:

  • Validation of correct post-silicon functionality of ASIC devices
  • Work with the Hardware/Software/Firmware teams to prepare evaluation boards and items necessary for device bring-up and characterization
  • Work with the ASIC development team to prepare bring-up plans and Python/Perl scripts to validate new devices
  • Debug issues with the Hardware/Software/Firmware in order to complete validation
  • Use experience with protocol testers, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, voltmeters, and other lab equipment to analyze and test devices
  • Characterize devices across environmental conditions and manufacturing process corners
  • Write validation and characterization reports
  • Work with equipment vendors to find, order, and integrate latest lab test and characterization equipment

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications:

  • EE or CS Degree and 3+ years of ASIC DVT experience.
  • Ability to analyze and document cause and effect relationships (DOE).
  • Experience working in a lab environment, with solid fundamental knowledge of power supplies, cabling, and component interaction, the use of scopes and logic analyzers as well as the ability to write and read registers.
  • Ability to write scripts (Perl, Python, and/or TCL).
  • Solid understanding of HW interfaces such as: I2C, SPI, PCIe and/or UART.
  • Experience on analog IP tests or test setup (PLL, high speed IO, ADC/DAC, etc)
  • Experience measuring/analyzing thermal resistance and poser characteristics a plus

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