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Principal Software Engineer

Noida, India

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

  • Design and implement a full, dedicated, and flexible (e.g., UVM based) verification environment
  • Involved with all aspects of pre-silicon verification at unit and system level to ensure functional correctness and performance of the overall system-level solution.
  • Defining verification strategy from IP to top digital integration
  • Define requirements for block level and full-chip level verification infrastructure
  • Create test plans for unit-level and chip-level verification and post-silicon validation
  • Debug failures and drive in-time resolution of bugs
  • Create coverage monitors and drive coverage to required quality targets
  • Develop tools, test benches, and test suites (UVM, C++/C ) to execute test plans.
  • Write functional coverage, analyze both code and functional coverage, and close coverage gaps
  • Develop and use unit level test benches that use functional tests as well as constrained random stimulus.
  • When needed, define and develop formal verification environment

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  • BS or MS in EE, CS or related engineering discipline
  • 5-10 years of demonstrated experience in verification of IPs, Digital Design and SoCs
  • Strong experience in design and verification standards and methodologies (SVA, UVM/OVM).
  • In-depth knowledge of Verilog and System Verilog HDL and experience with simulators and waveform debugging tools
  • Solid understanding and experience with verification of Digital Design and SoC architectures including test planning, constrained random test generation, test stimulus, code coverage, functional coverage.
  • A thorough understanding of the high-level verification flow methodology (test plan generation, test generation, failure analysis, coverage analysis and closure).
  • Strong experience creating test benches and automating regression test suites, preparing, and presenting detailed verification reviews
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art EDA tools (e.g., Cadence Xcelium...)
  • Experience with formal verification is plus.
  • Programming experience in languages common to the industry (e.g., C, C++, Shell scripting)
  • Solid scripting skills (Python preferred or Perl or TCL).
  • Knowledge of test and DFT (Scan insertion, Scan compression, test coverage analysis, ATPG pattern generation, simulation and debug, IEEE 1149.1, 1500 and 1687 standards)

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Client-provided location(s): Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Job ID: Cadence-R40790
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
    • Health Insurance
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program