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IP Release Engineer

IP Release Engineer
by Admin on 11-28-2022 at 1:26 pm

Website Alphawave

Alphawave is a young Toronto based company with a team of technology industry veterans and engineers having nearly 20-years history of building successful Silicon/IP teams. Founded in 2017, Alphawave has already seen strong success and impact in delivering proven Silicon in leading 7nm and 5nm processes. Profitable since day one, Alphawave completed successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in the summer of 2021 and is investing heavily in our existing and future products. This has already resulted in Alphawave building one of the most technologically exciting and fastest growing businesses in the history of semiconductors.

Our unique, DSP based, multi-standard connectivity Silicon IP solutions leverage years of experience and R&D to build the most power efficient, high-performance solution available on the market to enable devices of the future

The Opportunity      

We’re looking for the WaveMakers of tomorrow.

IP Release Engineer

What You Will Do

  • Gatekeeper for IP releases to ensure highest quality delivery is achieved to minimize churn
  • Develop new flows and release checks into the IP QA flow based on customer feedback
  • Close collaboration with design teams, and IP vendors to ensure flow(s) functions as intended
  • Work with multiple cross-functional teams – RTL, custom layout, digital, physical design, DFT and methodology teams to define QA methodologies

What You’ll Need

  • BS/B.Eng degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of experience in semiconductor IP/SOC collateral generation, validation and release
  • Strong proficiency in at least one of the following scripting languages (Python, Perl)
  • Proficiency in working with Linux environments
  • Working knowledge of database creation and management (MongoDB, NoSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail, team player
  • Through understanding of various IP views (LEF, GDSII, LIB, VERILOG, etc.)
  • Expertise in industry-standard validation tools (VCS, XCS, ICC2, PrimeTime, etc.)
  • Excellent track record of managing and regressing collaterals to external customers
  • Experienced in custom flow development or support
  • Proficiency in database creation and management
  • Basic understanding of IP design flow, from RTL to GDS
  • Building web dashboards and cross platform GUIs using front end framework(s) (Angular/REACT)
  • Proficiency in using revision control software (SVN, GIT, Perforce)
  • Working knowledge of task distribution systems (LSF, SGE, etc.)

Diversity & Inclusivity

Alphawave IP is based out of one of the most diverse countries in the world. This includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. To us, diversity is one our strongest assets to our organization. We commit ourselves to promoting the recognition and appreciation of our diverse and rich culture. We believe that it is critical to our success to promote freedom of thought and opinion in a respectful environment. The decisions we make are rooted by respectfully considering each other’s thoughts and opinions and by working towards a greater common goal.


Alphawave IP is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. If as a qualified job applicant, you request accommodation, Alphawave IP will consult with you to provide reasonable accommodations according to your specific needs. If you wish to make a request, you will be provided an opportunity if you’re applications is selected to proceed in our hiring process.

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