• Sr Staff Firmware Design Engineer Ontario
  • Synopsys in Ontario, , Canada
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  • 1 month ago

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Job Description and Requirements

Sr Staff Firmware Design Engineer

Job Description and Requirements:

We deliver IP solutions to our customers, whose SoCs are used in computing devices including game consoles, graphics processors, smartphones, servers, and many more. Our Serdes PHY IP includes an embedded processor to run firmware applications associated with today’s advanced technologies. Developing Serdes PHY Firmware includes: implementing equalization algorithms, developing product features and customer-specific enhancements, and working with post-silicon bring-up to optimize the hardware & algorithms.

As part of our team, you will:
• Develop the firmware for next generation PAM4 Serdes spanning multiple protocols like PCIe, Ethernet
• Work closely with Systems, analog design, digital design, verification and lab... teams during firmware development and debugging
• Support and enhance exiting firmware application and features
• Develop and maintain infrastructure for firmware application development
• Enhance documentation content to improve customer experience
• Diagnose customer firmware-related failures
• Participate in the firmware integration, debug and silicon hardware bring up
• Drive improvements in firmware design methodologies across the organization
• Contribute to improvements in system level architecture while working with cross-functional team members

• Bachelors/Masters/PhD in Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent with relevant industry experience
• 5+ years working experience in a related field
• Understanding of both digital logic and firmware/software development PLUS previous in-depth specialization in either.

Specific Skills
• Comfort with C and Assembly
• Advocate for structured firmware development, verification and documentation processes
• Working understanding of cross-development tool flows
• Working experience of digital logic design, simulation, and debug using Verilog
• Understanding of Serdes standards such as PCIe, Ethernet is an asset
• Scripting experience with Perl, Python, Bash, or Csh is an asset.

Work Experience
• Ability to resolve issues in creative ways and exercise self-directed judgment in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions.
• Experience designing and promoting solutions to complex digital design and software development challenges.
• Demonstrated experience executing projects from start to completion.
• Demonstrated experience contributing complex portions to larger team design/development.
• Experience working with diverse internal team members and customers on complex technical issues.

Our Silicon IP business is all about integrating more capabilities into an SoC—faster. We offer the world’s broadest portfolio of silicon IP—predesigned blocks of logic, memory, interfaces, analog, security, and embedded processors. All to help customers integrate more capabilities. Meet unique performance, power, and size requirements of their target applications. And get differentiated products to market quickly with reduced risk.

At Synopsys, we’re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we’re powering it all with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

Synopsys Canada ULC values the diversity of our workforce. We are committed to provide access & opportunity to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals throughout the recruitment and employment process. Should you require an accommodation, please contact hr-help-canada@synopsys.com.

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