Analog Design Engineer, Principal

Cavium Networks, Inc.

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Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

About Marvell

At Marvell, we believe that infrastructure powers progress. That execution is as essential as innovation. That better collaboration builds better technology. Trusted by the world’s leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world’s data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers’ current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we’re ultimately changing the way tomorrow’s enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform—for the better.

The data infrastructure that our customers build has never been more critical to our global economy. It’s what’s keeping the world connected, businesses running, and information flowing. If you’re ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy your work, apply now for the position detailed below.

The Opportunity

Become a member of a world-class analog design team in providing high performance analog and mixed mode circuits for leading data communications and networking products. You will have an opportunity to design the latest high-performance transceivers and other critical analog designs for Marvell’s core products.

Job Responsibilities:

-- Investigating and implementing cutting edge architectures and circuits for high speed serial links and analog IPs for automotive applications: ADC, DAC), PLL, Filter, adaptive equalizers, Serdes, CDR or other timing circuits.

-- Adopting and driving robust methodology and design practices for key automotive analog IPs

-- Responsible for thorough verification of design using simulation tools such as Hspice, Spectre, Matlab, etc. with the aid of scripting for data collection and organization.

-- Supervising custom layout and physical design in cutting edge nanometric technology. Support Silicon bring up, debug and validation of various analog IPs

-- Establishing and enhancing Automotive design development processes (ISO 26262) in close collaboration with engineering and corporate quality team.

-- Creating and maintaining related process quality documentation. Participating in reviews and functional safety aspects of automotive IP design.


General requirements

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 10-15 years of related professional experience. Master’s degree and/or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields with 5-10 years of experience.

· Strong fundamentals and experience in designing of circuit blocks such as PLL, Data Converters, Oscillators and high-speed SerDes blocks (CTLE, FFE, DFE, CDR etc.).

· Experience with analog design and verification tools (Virtuoso, Spectre, ADE and post extraction tools) is a must

· Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Experienced in lab chip bring-up and debugging

Preferred Requirements (Automotive Experience)

· Experience in designing of automotive grade circuits and practical application of AEC-Q100 to robust circuit design.

· Experience in application of functional safety (ISO 26262) in semiconductor projects

· Thorough understanding of the semiconductor design flow. Practical experience with safety analyses such as DFMEA, FMEDA for ICs

The Perks

With competitive compensation and great benefits, you will enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us. For additional information on what it’s like to work at Marvell, visit our Careers page.

Your Future

Marvell provides a work environment that promotes employee growth and development. We are searching for an individual who wants to grow with the company and will strive to improve performance. If you are driven, personable, and energetic, there will be additional opportunities for you here at Marvell.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at or 408-222-3604.