is the global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display, and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries, their engineering solutions are used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world.
In April 2020, Applied Materials acquired Think Silicon®, which specializes in developing and licensing high-performance ultra-low power graphics IP technology.
Think Silicon is headquartered in Greece with offices in Patras and Athens. Since Think Silicon’s founding in 2007, it has continued to grow, and we currently have an exciting, full-time, permanent opportunity for a Senior Principal IC Design Engineer.
General Profile :
As a Principal IC Design Engineer , you will be recognized as an expert within the company, anticipating internal and / or external business challenges and / or regulatory issues;
recommending process, product or service improvements. You will be able to solve unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business.
The successful candidate for this role will contribute to the development of functional strategy and lead project teams to achieve milestones and objectives.
Progression to this level is typically restricted based on business requirements.
Key Responsibilities :
As a Senior Principal IC Design Engineer for Think Silicon, an Applied Materials Company, you will be requested to :
Provide hardware design solutions for complex graphics and machine learning algorithms.
undertake the role of planning the development and verification activities for complex IP blocks using state-of-the-art methodologies.
Collaborate with customer IC teams to reach successful integration of IP cores and tape-outs. Have deep expertise and ability to contribute to multiple technical areas of expertise and be able to lead chip design activities in at least one domain.
Apply subject matter expertise to proactively address issues in own and adjacent design phase.
Troubleshoot complex problems within a variety of steps in the IC design process under limited supervision. Provide guidance and consultation to others.
Technical mentor for more junior members.
Represent the organization in internal and external technical communications, conferences etc. pitch technical solutions at BU level.
Follow complex program schedules, budgets, and milestones and provide input and guidance on program deviations.
Identify and propose solutions to complex challenges in cross-functional team environment.
Required Skills :
Expert knowledge of HDL design : SoC integration, embedded CPU, bus-systems, peripherals, co-processors, memories, clock- and power management, external interfaces, Low power design, test and verification.
Very good knowledge of ASIC design tool usage (front-end simulation and implementation) Synopsys, Cadence, Mentor.
Experience with SystemVerilog / VHDL.
Experience with C and embedded software programming.
Experience with FPGA prototyping, test and verification.
Linux environment, shell programming, revision control systems and scripting (bash / tcshell, TCL, Perl, Python) .
Experience in the following IP design : GPU / DSP, hardware accelerators, co-processors, background in computer graphics.
Gate Level Simulations (e.g. power aware verification or DfT).
Experience in a UVM verification environment.
Formal methodologies / tools (Jasper, Onespin, VC formal).
Preferred skills :
Be a hardware engineer expert in your field.
Ability to demonstrate in-depth and / or breadth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines within the function.
Ability to anticipates business and regulatory issues; recommend product, process or service improvements.
Leadership in projects with notable risk and complexity.
Conceptual and Innovative thinking to solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business.
Knowledgeable of functional policies and industry guidelines to impact the direction and resource allocation for program, project or services.
Ability to communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view.
Msc / 7-10 years experience
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