PDS Tech Inc ASIC Design Engineer - Sr 1 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a ASIC Design Engineer - Sr 1, in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Sr Electrical Engineer - FPGA & ASIC Verification:

This position is for an experienced, motivated Senior Electrical or Computer Engineering candidate to be involved in the testbench design, implementation, and verification of a wide variety of high-performance digital ASICs and FPGAs applied to signal processing, image processing, and information assurance applications. This position is located in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Primary assignments and Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Verification environment architecture and design using SystemVerilog with OVM/UVM

  • Creation of written testcases, code coverage tracking, and functional coverage tracking

  • Testbench development for the verification of RTL blocks using VHDL or SystemVerilog

  • Recommend new tools and practices for continuous improvement in the group's ASIC / FPGA verification flow

This position requires these skills and abilities:

  • Testbench development for the verification of RTL blocks using VHDL and/or SystemVerilog

  • Familiarity with best practice chip-level verification techniques and languages (e.g. constrained random, functional coverage, SystemVerilog)

  • Familiarity with revision control concepts and tools (e.g. Clearcase, Subversion)

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, as a part of a team of engineers with a variety of skills and backgrounds, matrixed into projects with aggressive schedules and frequent milestones

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to document and present one's work and status

  • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance. US Citizenship is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in either Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering field

Desired skills of a successful candidate:

  • ASIC / FPGA lab validation with advanced lab equipment

  • Design for Test (DFT) and manufacturability issues

  • Experience with Unix, scripting, C/C++, Python, and/or Perl

  • Digital circuit architecture, design, resource tradeoffs, timing analysis and timing closure

  • Proficiency using ASIC and/or FPGA simulation and synthesis tools (e.g. Questasim, Synplify, FPGA-specific tools)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.