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Senior Hardware Design Engineer
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Recruiter: Sondrel
Listed on: 5th January
Location: Kings Langley
Salary/Rate: Excellent
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RR190917/03_expired
Contact Name: Sondrel

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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Purpose of role
In charge of Network on Chip specification, configuration and deliverables for a given SoC deveopment.

Propose new methodologies to increase efficiency and quality in the delivery process, as well as optimising delivery cycle time.

- In charge of Interconnect (Network on chip / bus fabric) specification, architecture, performance analysis, implementation and RTL generation, in collaboration with SoC architecture and Front End integration teams.
- Involvement in the complete SoC architecture, specification, design and development cycle
- Technical interface to the 3rd party NoC IP and tool provider. Working with the provider to monitor road-map specification and implementation / deliveries.
-Communicate with, influence and support SoC architecture, design, verification, validation, test and product engineering
- Applies judgment in interpreting results and conducting quantitative analysis.
- Will be engaged in maintaining a high quality in their work.
- Should be able to coach junior designer and support them in all the domains of a design activities including but not limited to Coding, rules and clock-crossing domain checking, debug complex AMBA based toplevel / module level simulations, synthesis, DFT, links to back-end (floorplanning)
- Should be able to contribute to technical white papers.
- May contribute to sales support as part of a team.
- Should be capable of maintaining accurate time keeping.
- Should be self-disciplined in executing design tasks.

Key relationships
Working alongside: Architects, Design Engineers, Senior Consultants, Principle Consultants and Project managers
Supervises: Junior team members on requests
- Customers - technical engineer to engineer (minimal)
- Suppliers : main technical contact for interconnect 3rd party companies.

Employee Specification
Essential Desirable
A degree/masters or PhD in either a relevant subject Masters or PhD in a related subject but with 10 years practicable experience.

Skills & experience

- Typically 10+ years’ experience. Guided by program or project objectives
- Input skill set one or more of the following:
- AMBA protocol (AXI / ACE)
- Synthesis using either Synopsys DC or Cadence RC
- Experience of Formailty or Formalpro
- Timing reports analysis
- Performance analysis
- Serves as an independent individual contributor to technical project
- Demonstrates capability as a problem solver with an ability to work individually or as part of a team
- Evaluates issues and defines solutions as part of a team or takes the lead in solving the issue.
- Broadens cross disciplinary knowledge through new assignments
- Develops and presents technical white papers."

- SoC architecture understanding
- Cache coherency understanding
- Applies advanced knowledge of a single sub-function OR thorough knowledge of multiple sub-functions
- Tcl, Perl and or Python, SystemC,


- Self-organisation and ability to respond to changing priorities quickly
- Team player
- Ability to work under pressure
- Organisation and problem solving skills
- Self-motivated
- Excellent attention to detail
- Able to work under own initiative
- Well-organized and efficient
- Good communication skills
- Fast learner, responding flexibly and positively to changing situations
- Proactive and hands-on

- Applies advanced knowledge of a single sub-function OR thorough knowledge of multiple sub-functions

With offices in the USA, UK, France, Morocco and China, the opportunity exists for successful applicants to take up temporary assignments at one of design centres at any of the other international offices.

** Please note that application will be considered from candidates entitled to work in the UK/EU without any visa/ residency restrictions**

Remuneration / Benefits:
Competitive remuneration and additional benefits including a company financial bonus;
Fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing cutting edge design company;
Excellent training and career-progression opportunities with the option for exemplary candidates to lead and manage their own team.

In Summary…
We are looking for proactive and technically gifted design engineers who are keen to join and expand the teams at an exciting growth phase of the company. The successful candidates will be comfortable in participating in companywide engineering dialogue and will assist in the efficient and successful delivery of designs for our clients and customers.

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