ASIC Design Verification Engineer

Amazon Kuiper Manufacturing
 San Diego, CA


Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

The Role:

Be part of Project Kuiper’s sub-team responsible for defining and implementing the digital chip SOCs for communications via Low Earth Orbit satellites and Amazon gateways. This is a unique opportunity to define a groundbreaking wireless solution with few legacy constraints. The team works with customer requirements and wireless system teams to define modems, high-speed interfaces, embedded processors, and DSP solutions in latest CMOS generation technologies.

In this role you will:

· Implement a state of the art verification environment to facilitate testing of the RTL against reference Matlab/C models

· Develop detailed test plans and write tests, run regressions, collect coverage matrices and report progress to the program

· Participate in the validation of FPGAs using test benches, which can be reused for the ASIC implementation

· Run formal verification of complex blocks to ensure functional correctness

· Work with the design and communication systems team and participate in system level verification using test benches constructed using UVM, System C and DPI-C

· Develop a highly automated environment to run regressions that can be used to make builds and maintain organization of the database

Export Control Requirement:

Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical / Communications Engineering or Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in verification preferably in communication systems
  • 3+ years of experience in UVM, C, System C, and scripting

Preffered Qualifications

  • Master's or Ph.D degree in Electrical / Communications Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience in digital verification, preferably in communication systems
  • Familiarity with Matlab
  • Familiarity with formal verification techniques
  • Strong written and verbal skills

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $212,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.