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Senior ASIC Verification Engineer



Other Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

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Why Ciena:

  • You will be a member of a successful team working at forefront of technological innovation focused on innovative technologies, flows and products. You will be working with, and learning from industry-recognized experts.

  • Our team supports an inclusive, diverse and barrier-free work environment making for empowered and committed employees.

  • We recognize the importance of well-being and offer programs and benefits to support and sustain the mental and physical health of our employees and their families.

  • Great work deserves recognition. We have a robust recognition program, with ongoing and enhanced awards for exemplary performance.

Reporting to Sr. Manager ASIC Engineering, as a Senior ASIC Verification Engineer, you will:

  • Develop test benches and tests for FPGAs and ASICs.

  • Assist in root-causing RTL bugs.

  • Develop verification models.

  • Draft detailed test plans.

  • Partaking in test plan and coverage analysis of the block and SOC-level verification.

The Must Haves:

  • Bachelor / Master or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering coupled with proven experience in ASIC development with Verilog.

  • Experience with ASIC design verification, synthesis, timing/power analysis and DFT.

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience is required in ASIC Verification, including proficiency in UVM and System Verilog.

  • Experience with modern SoC design architectures, ARM/MiPs type processor cores, Ethernet, Networking, and Data Communications.

  • Strong debug and lab experience.


  • Knowledge of high-performance and low-power design techniques.

  • Knowledge of FPGA and emulation platforms. Knowledge of SOC architecture.

  • Knowledge of assertion-based formal verification.

  • Proficient with a scripting language like Perl.

*California Salary Range: $ 147,800 - $ 236,200


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