ASIC Hardware Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking
  • Job Id

Cisco’s silicon team has a proud heritage with over 20-years of demonstrated excellence in delivering creative, high performance, quality silicon across Cisco’s networking portfolio. Network processors, DSP, wireless, security, SoCs and beyond. Silicon provides the differentiation that enables Cisco products to achieve multi-billion dollars in revenue. Our team is looking for
ng, hardworking, and passionate ASIC engineers to help lead Cisco through the digital transformation of today. You will be challenged to tap into your expertise to architect, design, verify, and implement Cisco’s next generation of state of the art ASICs.


* Writing specifications and testplans.
* Specification and test plan reviews.
* Implementing RTL designs.
* Buidling test cases, scripts, reference models and testbenches.
* Running and debugging regressions.
* Generating and analyzing code coverage.
* Triage, debug, and root cause simulation, software bring-up, and customer failures.
* Perform diagnostic and post silicon validation tests in the lab.


* Bachelor’s with 2+ years of experience or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer engineering.
* Excellent Verilog/System Verilog programming skills.
* Strong interactive and waveform debug skills.
* Good written and verbal communication skills.
* Collaborative and team-focused with the commitment to learn and grow.
* Understanding of networking and packet forwarding architectures highly desirable.
* Scripting experience (Python, Perl, TCL, shell programming) highly desirable.

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.