Senior Design Verification Engineer

U.S. (any location)


The Senior Design Verification Engineer will be responsible for verification of digital designs for CMOS integrated circuits, including systems-on-chip with multiple CPUs, and digital signal processors, dedicated DSP hardware, and other digital logic for automotive radio applications.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for verification of block(s) that includes writing tests, assertion, and coverage for a block at both unit level and SoC level.
  • Understand the design specifications and develop verification test plan based on feature list.
  • Create verification environment.
  • Create and run tests achieve verification goals.
  • Debug failures in simulation to root cause problems.
  • Work closely with Design Verification Team to complete verification.
  • Work closely with Design Team and participate in specification/design review meeting and planning.
  • Achieve defined code and functional coverage goals.


Master’s/PhD (or Bachelor of Science with relevant experience) in Electrical/Computer Engineering with experience in verification of chip at both unit and system level.

Specific Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in Design Verification.
  • Experience in developing verification environment.
  • Expertise in System Verilog/UVM simulation.
  • Strong experience with C programming.
  • Experience working with and developing verification code on SOCs peripherals is required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with C or UVM based verification.
  • Experience with Perl, Python, SQL, and other scripting languages.
  • Good knowledge of inter-processor communication with shared memory system, interconnect, and MCU. peripherals (SPI, I2C, GPIO, RTC, ADC, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience working with standards including ARM AMBA APB, AHB, AXI bus based SOCs is desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills dealing with complex system level issues related to hardware/software debug.
  • Experience in gate level simulation and debug.
  • Experience developing or working with FPGA emulation platforms desirable.

Key Personal and Professional Attributes:

Ambiq management is building a company that values continued technology innovation, a fanatical attention to customer needs, collaborative decision making, and, above all, enthusiasm for energy efficiency. The incoming candidate should embrace these same values. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, extremely creative, and should be comfortable learning exciting new technologies. This is an opportunity for growth and an opportunity to work on complex, interesting, and challenging projects.

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