Sr. Engineer II-Hardware
Microchip Technology Incorporated
 San Jose, CA

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description


  • Setup the Veloce hardware emulator (VHE) environment for block level, cluster level and top level emulation environments for industries leading SOC designs
  • Automate the compilation and setups using scripts and makefiles
  • Run bare metal applications for different SOC peripherals (GigE, USB, UART, SPI, I2C etc.) using VHE
  • Setup up Linux software environment on VHE for device driver and software development
  • Setup real time operating systems (RTO) environment on VHE
  • Run different performance benchmarks for CPU and peripherals on the VHE
  • Run different applications, benchmarks using RTO on VHE
  • Run different Linux software applications on VHE Linux environment
  • Debug application debug to support Silicon Validation activities

Job Requirements

5+ years of following experience in Emulating SOCs. The required skills are

  • Expert in using Mentor's Veloce emulator
  • Hands on experience in emulating different RTL blocks and SOC chips
  • Run benchmarks for different applications using emulators
  • Expert scripting in Shell/Perl/Python/Tcl scripting languages
  • Automated emulation tasks
  • Exposure to RiscV processor architecture will be a plus
  • Experience in setting up Linux software environment in an emulator will be a plus
  • Experience in setting up real time operating system in an emulator will be a plus
  • Experience in bringing Real time operating system will be a plus


  • BS

    • 7 years / MS

    • 5 years in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer

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