CPU Architect, Hampshire

CPU Architect, Hampshire

Job ID: 175651
Location: Hampshire, England, UK
Salary: Salary up to £80,000
Job Type: Permanent


This is a superb time to join this client; a semiconductor products and services supplier, with its core businesses in mobile devices, smart homes, smart transportation, industrial IoT and other applications!

In this role you will play a leading role in the definition, design and integration of a portfolio of RISC-V CPU products. You will have expertise in the system design space and relevant computing technologies, as well as the design process: requirements capture, architecture development, system modelling, specification and system validation.

Main Duties:
  • Definition and design of new generation of CPUs and microarchitectures.
  • Be the technical lead in translating marketing and system level requirements into hardware and firmware implementations.
  • RTL design of high-performance processor core and related peripherals.
  • Contribute to design verification, synthesis, power reduction, timing convergence, and floorplan efforts.
  • Drive key technology and architectural choices to trade-off system cost, feature set, performance and time-to-market
  • Define system level validation plans to ensure products meet requirements
Engineering Skill Set
  • Development experience from clean-sheet to product tapeout and post silicon debug
  • Verilog RTL design, integration and verification expertise with industry tools in a CPU /  SOC environment (including modelling with Matlab or similar tooling)
  • Knowledge of synthesis, place and route and timing closure
  • Expertise of embedded processors (RISC-V preferable), bus architectures and high-speed memories
  • Experience of low power and power management techniques
  • Experience of the key operating systems, compilers and debuggers
  • Programming or scripting language such as perl, awk, tcl, python. Competence in C++
Please note UK based candidates with UK working rights only can be considered for this role.

For more information in this great opportunity please contact Rachel Mason at IC Resources.

+44 (0)118 988 1150

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