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CPU Design Verification Engineer, Devices and Services



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; Austin, TX, USA; Poughkeepsie, NY, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of experience in functional verification, performance validation, developing test plans, and diagnostic codes of modern processors.
  • Experience with processor microarchitecture.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Experience with UVM, SystemVerilog, or other scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Shell, Bash, etc.
  • Knowledge of general purpose operating systems such as Linux and Android.
  • Familiarity with ARM Instruction Set Architecture.

About the job

As a CPU Design Verification Engineer, you will own functional verification for part of a CPU design. You will develop functional verification infrastructure and for some roles write diagnostic codes to ensure functional correctness of a design. In this role, you will use CPU and ISA domain as well as design specifications to develop test plans for functional units and subsystems. Additionally, you will work closely with front end design, architecture, and performance teams to ensure architectural compliance, functional correctness, as well as meeting IPC performance goals. You will analyze coverage from various dimensions and develop monitors and checkers for better quality assurance.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. We aim to make people's lives better through technology.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $124,000-$182,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

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  • Perform design verification for future CPU developments.
  • Build functional verification infrastructure, the infrastructure will include unit, multi-unit, core, and subsystem level verification environments.
  • Produce diagnostic code repositories that sufficiently enable production of quality CPU’s.
  • Perform functional verification and performance validation for both pre-silicon and post-silicon.

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