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Staff Engineer I – ASIC design (RTL)

Staff Engineer I – ASIC design (RTL)
by Admin on 08-25-2023 at 7:33 pm

Website Alphawave Semi

Alphawave Semi enables tomorrow’s future by accelerating the critical data communication at the heart of our digital world – from seamless video streaming to AI to the metaverse and much more. Our technology powers product innovation in the most data-demanding industries today, including data centers, networking, storage, artificial intelligence, 5G wireless infrastructure, and autonomous vehicles. Customers partner with us for mission-critical data communication, our innovative technologies, and our proven track record. Together, we enable the next generation of digital technology.


  • You will be responsible for pre-sales support, proposing architecture to customers based on their requirements.
  • You will be responsible for working with team to come up with architecture and micro-architecture.
  • You will be responsible for working with cross functional team to ensure timely delivery
  • You will manage, grow the design / RTL team to achieve the project goals
  • You will work closely with customer, provide technical support & provide collaterals agreed upon
  • You will work with team to achieve flow, methodology improvements to achieve high reuse
  • You will work with IP vendors to generate / get right configurations of the IP
  • You will manage team work allocation, schedule, risk mitigation and deliverables from design team.


  • Should have good understanding of ARM based architecture, CPU subsystems, interconnect, boot process, memory subsystem
  • Should have good knowledge of Interface IP blocks like PCIe or USB or Ethernet or DDRx controller, QSPI, DMA, or other similar blocks
  • Should have good understanding of IPs, integration/application requirement, work with RTL team/vendors to achieve architecture goals
  • Should have designed one or more ARM based ASIC/SoC  and used one or more of PCIe, DDRx, USB, SATA, …
  • Should have good knowledge of multiple flavors of AMBA bus protocols & interconnect solutions available
  • Should have good understanding of process / flow to achieve power & performance goals
  • Should understand and work on all aspects of VLSI development from SoC architecture, micro architecture, RTL coding, RTL quality checks, silicon bring up.
  • Should have good understanding of requirements from physical design, FPGA, Software, DFT and verification team.
  • Should have handled a design from Spec to GDS-II
  • Tracking design progress, working with cross functional teams, delivering on agreed upon milestones.
  • Should provide mentoring, guidance and support to the team

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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