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Senior Software Engineer - Design-For-Test



Software Engineering, Design
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

We are now looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Design-For-Test. Do you like to think creatively and enjoy solving challenges that require innovation? If so, we may have an opportunity for you. On our team we define and build methodologies, software, and flows tailored to the field of silicon device testing, silicon debug, and silicon failure analysis. We owe our success to our people, some of the brightest in the world, and a company culture that fosters and encourages innovation, and fuels our creativity!

Our team contributes to the advancement of all the fields in which NVIDIA participate, from gaming to building groundbreaking state-of-the-art compute platforms and Artificial Intelligence, by enabling high quality Silicon defect screening to sustain all these fields. This often requires new ways of thinking in order to meet new challenges, and we pride ourselves in our ability to tackle these challenges in ways that enable our success. If you are a like-minded person who enjoys innovation and likes to solve technical challenges then we would love to hear from you!

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop automation software in C++ and scripting languages to enable efficient test pattern generation, application of these patterns on Silicon, failure analysis, and yield learning

  • Work with Design architecture team to understand new feature request specification, and implement these features

  • Work with multi-functional teams to assess and tackle problems that involve multiple areas of expertise through the company

What we need to see:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • BS (MS or higher degree preferred) in EE or CS (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years of experience in Design-For-Test, or Software development, or in fields related to Silicon testing and Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)

  • Strong programming skills in modern C++ and scripting languages like python or perl

  • Strong software design and debug skills in a Linux environment

  • Good knowledge of standard DevOps workflows and processes

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Knowledge of DFT including fault models, ATPG, and fault simulation

  • Interest to grow technically and explore new fields such as in Deep Learning and A.I.

  • Experience with Test Driven Development/Behavior Driven Development

  • Familiarity with unit test frameworks and code coverage tools

The base salary range is 128,000 USD - 258,750 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.