Design Engineer

CoMira helps innovative semiconductor manufacturers make markets. The company’s Ethernet, Error Correction and Security IP solutions — along with a complete services suite — enables companies to deliver chips optimized for networking, artificial intelligence, machine learning, high-performance computing and servers. For more than 10 years, CoMira has been a trusted partner for some of the biggest names in the business and specialized startups. 

We are looking for a hands-on technologist in Digital ASIC Design contributing to our ASIC IP product development. In this role you will perform architecture, microarchitecture, RTL design, logic synthesis, and timing analysis, write documentation, and review test plans and coverage.

Design Engineer duties include:

  • Evaluating RFQs and providing technical responses regarding functionality, power, performance, and area
  • Documentation including functional specifications, architecture, and microarchitecture.
  • RTL coding, linting, and simulation
  • Participating in design reviews
  • Performing code coverage analysis
  • Scoping, planning, and tracking design activities and product releases
  • Giving feedback to verification team on test plans and testing results, debugging/fixing failures
  • Performing synthesis related tasks including writing timing constraints, performing logic synthesis, analyzing synthesis reports, achieving timing closure, and implementing ECOs
  • Providing technical support for field issues requiring engineering input

We are looking for an employee experience and knowledge of:

  • Technical leadership
  • Digital design knowledge including state machines, datapaths, fifo design, async crossings, clock and reset concepts, high-speed logic, etc.
  • Verilog/SystemVerilog and synthesizable concepts
  • Unix/Linux scripting (perl, tcl, python, shell) 
  • Advanced debugging skills
  • Networking protocols – specifically 802.3 (Ethernet) and related standards 
  • Security algorithms used in networking and adjacent domains
  • Forward Error Correction
  • UVM,OVM,VIP a plus
  • FPGA implementation knowledge a plus
  • Tools: Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys, Spyglass 

Education Required: Bachelor or Masters Degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering

This position is located at the CoMIRA Solutions Design Center in Pittsburgh, PA. To learn more about CoMIRA visit www.comira-inc.com.  Email jobs@comira-inc.com with resumes to apply.