Silicon Validation Debug Tools Engineer


Company Type
  • Job Number: 38358739
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: Nov. 17, 2016
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

As part of the Silicon Validation team you will focus on development/co-development of Silicon Debug Tools for Apple’s Mobile SOCs. The expectation is that you will work with teams including software, architecture, design, verification, emulation, silicon validation to develop software solutions to improve debug flow and process. In addition, you will be involved with Silicon bring-up, testing and debug.

Key Qualifications

  • Silicon validation testing and debug experience
  • Good working knowledge of hardware debug technologies (eg JTAG, on-chip debug structures)Silicon Validation Testing and Debug experience
  • Experience/Expertise in Programming (C, C++) and Scripting in a Linux
  • environment in the development of hardware debug tools and flows
  • Experience interfacing software with (and good working knowledge of) hardware debug technologies (e.g. JTAG, on-chip debug structures)
  • A good working knowledge of hardware architectures - SOCs, CPU, GPU.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Embedded software development experience is a plus
  • Exposure to Pre-Silicon and Emulation verification/validation is a plus


Focus on Silicon Debug Tools for SoCs

Will work with peers and key individuals in architecture, design, verification, emulation, software, silicon validation teams to identify requirements and develop plans, specifications and associated review for Silicon Debug Tools Strategy. Software architecture of solution must cover all SOC components and be easy to use, scalable and maintainable - with the key objective of optimizing silicon debug process. Will develop software solutions and flows per plan include tests to release/qualify Will be involved with Pre-Silicon tape-out debug tool validation sign-offs, Silicon Bring-ups and Silicon Testing and debug efforts. May involve bridging work between pre-silicon efforts and silicon efforts.


BS/MS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is preferred

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