Tech Lead, ASIC Design Verification

San Jose, CA, USA | Cisco

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Product Development
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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The Datacenter Networking Business Unit is looking for an experienced Asic Verification Engineer to engage in new development of our UCS/Nexus 9K family. You will have an ASIC design and verification background with hands-on experience in RTL verification and in-depth knowledge of SoC development cycle and the best industry practices, from specification through tape-out and lab validation, and a proven track record of success in high-performance/high-volume semiconductor markets.

Who You'll Work With

Come join us and take part in shaping Cisco’s revolutionary solutions for datacenters by designing some of the most complex chips being developed in the industry with the opportunity to get full exposure to all aspects of the systems and applications we build (Silicon, Hardware, Software, telemetry, security, etc). Our group offers a unique combination of a startup culture with the benefits of working for the leading networking company in the world!

Who You Are

You collaborate closely with verification engineers, designers, hardware & cross functional teams to verify the ASIC in simulation, in emulation and during ASIC bring up.

Responsibilities include:

Architect block, cluster and top level DV environment infrastructure

Maintaining existing DV environments and enhancing them

Ensuring complete verification coverage through implementation and review of code and functional coverage

Working closely with designers

Emulation effort

Be responsible for ASIC bringup

Education and 

Experience Required


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE .

10+ years of ASIC Verification experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

You are proficient in asic verification using UVM/System Verilog.

You are proficient in verifying complex blocks, clusters and top level for SoC

You can build testbenches from scratch

You are familiar with Perl and/or Python scripting

You have the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and possess the drive to learn and grow

Formal verification (iev/vc formal) knowledge is a plus

Experience of verification using C++ is a plus