R&D Firmware Engineer
We’re working on behalf of a leading maker of communications semiconductors. They make SerDes and ASICs for high speed optical communications, up to 400 GB/S.
We are looking for an R&D Firmware Engineer, to support SerDes development. Will test, debug and integrate SerDes, assist in Bring-Up, write Firmware in C/C++, and provide support to internal customers. Should anticipate issues faced by internal teams in integrating the IP, and understand Signal Integrity issues as well.
Need a BSEE or higher degree, with 2-5+ years of experience supporting SerDes development. Must write SW/FW in C, and be strong in SerDes test, Debug and Bringup. Need to be US green Card holder.
Positions offered in Austin, TX, Denver, CO, Irvine CA and San Jose CA.
o This is an Engineering position for High Speed Interconnect Products (HSIP).
o In this role you will join a team of highly skilled designers involved in design, modeling, verification, firmware and software development
for the physical layer of high speed Serdes at speeds of 112G+ with both analog and digital components.
o The types of software implemented include: control and status, debug functions, and interface/integration with analog functions in both
firmware, API and Host levels.
Responsibilities may include:
o Develop and support API software for SerDes IP cores across company
o Application and support software development
o Optimize implementation at various levels including firmware, API and Application.
o Integrate and debug the SerDes IP and software on development systems and target hardware.
o Document design and implementation details.
o Provide customer support and field debugging as required.
o Develop, test and debug firmware associated with physical layer functionality
o Lab testing and debug of SerDes IP
o Support marketing group with customer meetings and collateral
o Strong software development and debugging skills are mandatory.
o Significant hands on experience with high speed serial devices (SERDES) is required.
o Good understanding of Physical layer for one of following: IEEE802.3, PCIE, CEI or FC
Proficiency in the following:
o 5+ years C/C++ programming
o Application development, graphical interfaces a plus
o Perl, python or other scripting languages
o Source code control and bug tracking systems
o Bit error rate testers