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PCIe/NBIO Server Silicon Validation & Debug Engineer - Intermediate in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

PCIe/NBIO Server Silicon Validation & Debug Engineer- Intermediate

Our Client Located in Austin, TX is seeking to fill this position for day shift 8:00am- 5:00pm / 7:00am- 4:00pm. 

Pay: Depending on experience. 


• Develop pre-silicon readiness and post-silicon plan to validate specific IPs/functional blocks within the SOC (covering both functional operation and electrical characteristics)

• Identify then root-cause failures found in SoC Validation and Characterization

• Collaborate with cross-functional team in developing HW/SW tools to improve SoC Validation coverage & Debug timeline

• Work with cross-functional teams to proactively improve post-silicon Validation test strategy, methodology and process

• Develop post-silicon validation infrastructure (Software, Hardware, Automation, and lab setup)


• BS or MS degree in CE, EE, or Computer Science with at least 4 years of relevant experience

• Strong understanding of modern Micro-Processor architecture (x86, ARM) and modern platform architecture.

• Excellent debugging skills at SoC and System level

• Strong understanding of industry standard IO interfaces (NVME, and PCIe3/4)

• Strong understanding of modern Micro-Processor architecture (x86, ARM) and modern platform architecture.

• Proficient in using lab equipment (Oscilloscope, Logic/Network analyzer) to validate and characterize High-speed IO buses

• Strong knowledge of modern OS kernel (MS, Linux) and programming / scripting language (C/C++, Python, Perl, ...)

• Familiarity with pre-silicon environments (Verification, Emulation, Virtual Bring-Up) is a plus

• Must be a self-starting team player with excellent communication skills who can work with minimal guidance

• Must be organized and multitask well across different tasks

• Passion and hunger to learn new technology every day and drive to getting things done. 

• Experience with PCIe Interface at both electrical and logical level 

• Ability to debug PCIe related failures using PCIe Logic Analyzer.

Looking for candidate with lab experience, especially with x86 Server.

Volt is and Equal Opportunity Employer