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Sr/Principal- Silicon Application Engineer

Sr/Principal- Silicon Application Engineer
by Admin on 03-07-2023 at 11:45 am

Website Alphawave Semi

As an Alphawave Semi Post Si Applications Engineer, you are responsible for providing 1st line technical support to customers using our IPs . In this role, you will provide timely responses in supporting the customer’s silicon bring up. In addition, you will regularly engage with internal R&D team to satisfy the customer’s application and constantly improve the customer’s silicon bring up experience.

What You’ll Do

  • You will provide first-line customer-facing post-silicon bring-up support
  • Work closely with R&D and provide updates to PM when required
  • Provide remote and onsite post-sale silicon bring up support to customers worldwide
  • Provide pre-sales customer support for evaluations and demonstrations
  • Perform silicon testing on customer-driven test cases
  • Work with FW/HW/SW engineers to develop, test and verify FW and SW updates (ie. GUI, API, MATLAB)
  • Work with internal teams to resolve customer silicon sightings

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or Electrical/Computer Engineering or Engineering Science
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++, scripting skills in Python, Tcl, Perl

It’d Be Amazing If You Had

  • Experience working with PCIe and/or Ethernet SerDes specifications
  • Experience working with lab equipment such as BERT, real-time scopes, sampling scopes, VNA, and/or protocol analyzers
  • Experience with lab automation software such as Python and/or Labview
  • Extensive working experience with one or more: firmware, low-level programming, optimizing embedded C code, hardware debug
  • Knowledge of EDA tools, strong understanding of simulators.
  • Masters/PhD in Computer Science or Electrical/Computer Engineering or Engineering Science

About You

  • Customer focused
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to listen to and appreciate ideas and opinions that differ from yours
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Drives for consistency
  • Takes personal pride in high standard of outputs
  • Self-motivated and self-managing

Diversity & Inclusivity

Alphawave Semi 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 Semi 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 Semi 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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