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Sr. Principal SoC Architect

At Goodix we work on industry leading technologies for future products in the consumer electronics space. Are you an established SoC Architect who enjoys and thrives working in a fast-paced collaborative environment that values independent thought and likes ownership driven responsibilities right here in Austin, TX

As the SoC Architect, you will be our expert and a key technical member driving our SoC digital design projects. The ideal candidate must have deep knowledge in all aspects of Digital SoC design and development from product definition/requirements, modeling, RTL design, Design Verification, Physical Design to firmware/embedded software/DSP, and prototyping. We reply on your expertise and guidance to work with cross-functional teams around the globe in different phases design to analyze the trade-offs, address architectural issues, and make design recommendations. 


• Work in a dynamic team environment to architect and design digital subsystems from concept to production

• Architect and design a variety of high-performance digital blocks for mixed-signal IC's

• Industry Experience in architecting multiple SOC for digital or mixed-signal systems

• Experience in identifying and integrating 3rd party IP

• Convert subsystems into real-world final designs for integration into final product

• Support tape-out and post-silicon activities including validation, characterization, and production test

Required Skills and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s/Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and 18+ years of technical experience in digital system design

• Highly experienced in digital design, including architecture, Verilog RTL design, verification, and synthesis

• Skilled in architecture and design of high-speed logic, complex state-machines, and/or signal processing paths

• Strong background in architecture tradeoff analysis and modeling tools.

• Previous hands-on experience writing detailed SoC micro-architecture specifications and implementation details for SoC block.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

• Working knowledge of high-level modeling tools like Simulink, Matlab, or similar

• Experience with mixed-signal design, modeling, simulation, and verification

• Experience with co-simulation of mixed-signal systems using various levels of model abstraction

• Experience with constrained random verification using tools like System Verilog

• Experience with back-end flow including synthesis, place and route, and power and timing analysis

• Understanding of control theory and discrete time, z-domain, signal processing techniques

• Familiarity with FIR and IIR filter design and implementation is a plus

Location: Austin, Texas, USA

CV Receiver: a.acker@goodix.com

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