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Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Job ID 
594899
Location 
US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 
11/13/2017

Job Description

Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. We have data center locations in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, and Japan, and customers across all industries. We are seeking experienced Hardware Design Engineers to build the next generation of our cloud server infrastructure. Our success depends on our world-class server infrastructure; we’re handling massive scale and rapid integration of emergent technologies.

As a member of the Engineering Team you’ll be responsible for the design and optimization of hardware in our data centers. You’ll provide leadership in the application of new technologies to large scale server deployments in a continuous effort to deliver a world-class customer experience. This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position, and you’ll work with thought leaders in multiple technology areas. You’ll have relentlessly high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you’ll be constantly looking for ways to improve your products performance, quality and cost. We’re changing an industry, and we want individuals who are ready for this challenge and want to reach beyond what is possible today.


Responsibilities:
  • Design, Verify and Validate that hardware and software solutions will achieve the functionality needed to enable our customers.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the end customer requirements, including software applications, customer use models, system architecture and the architecture/micro-architecture of our solutions.
  • Determines, specifies and evaluates the viability of complex hardware features and structures and ensures that software and hardware designs interface correctly.
  • Defines and documents customer visible technical specifications.
  • Understanding and hands-on experience with backend design including synthesis, Place & Route, timing/area constraints tradeoffs.
  • Develop design/verification/validation strategies to support customer needs
  • “End to End” Design ownership of customer developer kit examples and solutions







Basic Qualifications

· BS degree or higher in EE, CE, or CS
7+ years or more of practical semiconductor experience including front end (RTL, verification) design, backend (Synthesis, Place & route) design, post-silicon validation/test.

· Customer obsessed and strong teamwork skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Experience with design methodologies, flows and tools (Verilog, System Verilog)


· Experience identifying bugs in architecture, algorithms, functionality and performance with strong overall debug skills


· Proficient with industry standard tools and scripting languages for automation


· Understanding and knowledge of C programming and object oriented programming concepts


· Able to think big to define breakthrough methodologies


Preferred Qualifications

Experience with post-silicon validation
Experience with FPGA design and synthesis tools
Development experience with scripting language like TCL, perl or python
Software development experience