ASIC Silicon Product Validation – Sr. Staff Engineer

Marvell Technology Group

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 3 - 5 Years

At Marvell, we believe that infrastructure powers progress. That execution is as essential as innovation. That better collaboration builds better technology. Trusted by the world’s leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world’s data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers’ current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we’re ultimately changing the way tomorrow’s enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform—for the better.

The data infrastructure that our customers build has never been more critical to our global economy. It’s what’s keeping the world connected, businesses running, and information flowing. If you’re ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy your work, apply now for the position detailed below.

The Opportunity

The ASIC Business Unit in Marvell performs hardware validation of customer ASICs in leading edge silicon technologies. The team defines and develops test requirements used in the manufacture of Marvell ASIC devices. Through the hardware evaluation of customer designs, engineers on this team are exposed to several areas of the ASIC business and develop a comprehensive understanding of design, process and ASIC methodology. The team’s hardware validation work serves a vital role in diagnosing circuit issues and guiding the ASIC development teams through problem resolution. As a member of this dynamic team, candidates will be responsible for analyzing data, creating unique scripts and coding, interacting with lab test setups and assisting in the resolution of circuit issues.

Job Responsibilities:


– Independently perform ASIC Product validation activities on SoC sub-systems or IP blocks.

– Understanding the application requirements ASIC products

– Translating product requirements into DFT and validation requirements

– Develop product specs and execute production validation plans

– Perform validation activities in coordination with cross functional teams (AE/PE/TE/Design..) in the following areas:

  • Is hardware validation including characterize circuit/IP performance and drive problem resolution.
  • Develop test strategies over a wide range of design-for-test mechanisms (ex: logic test and memory BIST)
  • Support development and analysis of lab-based and tester-based validation activities.
  • Perform analysis with R-Studio routines while also enhancing existing routines as needed for bot lab and ATE data.
  • Utilize the team’s lab to provide detailed circuit characterization
  • Enhance the team’s diagnostic capabilities with scripts, code and analysis packages


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Candidate MUST have a BS/MS degree in EE or related technical field(s)
  • 3-5 years experience in SoC validation, product engineering or test development
  • Self-starting team player with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functional teams to resolve issues.
  • Manage time and priorities across several demands


Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in EE and good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in SoC hardware validation and circuit characterization
  • Well versed in VLSI concepts/structures, statistics, and data analysis techniques.
  • Well versed in semiconductors process technologies and device physics.
  • Well versed in driving and resolving SoC yield, reliability and quality issues
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Programming Skills in +/C/C++/Python or related language, in a Unix type environment.

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