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Principal Global Libraries Lead

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Silicon Engineering and Solutions team is seeking passionate, driven and intellectually curious engineers to join our Central Front-End SoC Tools, Flows and Methodology team. As part of this team, we seek to hire an individual to lead the development and become the owner of our Global Component Libraries. These Front-End components libraries serve many purposes, they are used: to create hand-crafted critical data and control path structures, to provide specialized circuits for use in sensitive clock networks, to provide a one-stop-shop for standard design structures, and finally, to swap simulation behavioral RTL with technology specific RTLResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:In this role, the individual will support our entire silicon organization to develop state-of-the-art SoCs to advance Microsofts hardware road map. If selected, you will:

  • Be part of a central Front-End methodology team developing advanced components for global Front-End libraries such as: datapath and control path, CDC and Clock, Error Correction and Detection, as well as other building-clock components such as decoders, fifos, arbiters, etc.
  • Collaborate with the design community to develop components to meet their needs and to understand their timelines.
  • Consolidate, review, and enhance existing elements from across all areas of hardware at Microsoft.
  • Optimize elements for performance.
  • Develop a verification strategy for each element in each library.
  • Maintain documentation and testplans for each element.
  • Collaborate with the Back-end team on a strategy to map each element to a given technology library at each new technology node, then ensure equivalence across all views.
  • Mentor and lead junior team members as well as student interns.QualificationsQualificationsRequired:
    • BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
    • 6+ years of experience in digital design.
    • Expertise in logic design, including RTL coding, RTL simulation, gate-level simulation, verification, synthesis, equivalence checking, timing closure, x-propagation and coverage.
    • Experience with all associated tools, flows and methodologies.
    • Exceptional organization, verbal and written communication skills.Additional Preferred:
      • MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
      • 10+ years of relevant experience.
      • Direct experience designing and optimizing Front-End library components.
      • Direct experience mapping behavioral RTL elements to advanced node technology libraries.
      • Deep knowledge of front-end tools (Verilog simulators, connectivity tools, CDC checkers, low power static checkers, linting, etc).
      • Knowledge of protocol bridges, hardware managed coherency, and/or bus protocols a plus.
      • Knowledge of designing error detection and error correction logic a plus.
      • Expertise in Computer Architecture, as well as CPU/SoC design principles.
      • Expertise designing clock crossing structures and clocking components.
      • Strong ability to write scripts using Perl, Tcl, Python etc. Python preferred.Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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