Principal Verification Engineer

April 9, 2024
Reference key: ES12123
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Cork

Principal Verification Engineer required to join a dynamic and experienced team in Dublin or Cork to work on leading-edge Wireline technology at the highest data rates and on the smallest technology nodes (e.g. 3nm).


  • BEng, MEng, PhD or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience in CMOS SERDES or high-speed I/O IC design and development
  • Working knowledge of a set of common SERDES standards
  • Wide experience with digital design and verification tools; RTL design using Verilog & verification with System Verilog and UVM
  • Experience of Assertion Based Formal Verification essential
  • Experience of Front-end design tools covering LINT, Synthesis & CDC Analysis
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Prior experience with post Silicon validation & customer IP deployment of one or more Serial IO IPs/ complex Memory
  • Interface IPs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of PCIe, CXL protocols preferred


  • Verification of High Speed SERDES products at data rates up to and exceeding 112 Gbps on leading edge technology nodes (e.g. 3nm FinFET CMOS)
  • Specification, Design and Verification of High Speed PHY IP based on communication protocols (PCIe, Ethernet)
  • Verification from initial concept/specification through final verification of conformance to customer specifications using Coverage metric Implementation, Tracking and Closure
  • Prototyping, Emulation, Customer delivery and support
  • Work with cross-functional teams ranging from architecture, all aspects of circuit design, Layout development, RTL design & Validation, Physical design & Test chip development
  • Participate in technical leadership of the team in the areas of digital design and verification, SERDES architectures
  • Work with global teams (US, west coast and east coast), which work in different time-zones

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