Principal Design Verification Engineer

at Marvell Semiconductor in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description

About Marvell
Marvell's semiconductor solutions are the essential building blocks of the data infrastructure that connects our world. Across enterprise, cloud and AI, automotive, and carrier architectures, our innovative technology is enabling new possibilities.

At Marvell, you can affect the arc of individual lives, lift the trajectory of entire industries, and fuel the transformative potential of tomorrow. For those looking to make their mark on purposeful and enduring innovation, above and beyond fleeting trends, Marvell is a place to thrive, learn, and lead.

Your Team, Your Impact
Infrastructure Processor Business Unit, a part of Networking and Processor Business Group, encompasses OCTEON and the award-winning OCTEON Fusion-M product families. The SoC family of multi-core CPU processors and Radio Access SoCs offer best-in-class performance, low power, rich software ecosystem, virtualization features, and open source application support with highly optimized custom ARM CPU cores providing an excellent solution for a highly flexible end-to-end optimized 5G platform.

As part of the Infrastructure Processor unit at Marvell, you will verify all of the circuitry that goes inside our chips for the general market and for specific customers. These chips use cutting-edge technology to facilitate data transfers at high speeds, and you will help verify that each design meets our customers' specifications whether they're a major telecom organization or automotive company, etc.

What You Can Expect

Verify functionality of the award-winning OCTEON Fusion-Mproduct line Radio Access SOC.

Architect and implement simulation test bench in UVM.

Develop and execute test-plans for verifying correctness and performance of the design.

Own and debug failures in simulation to root-cause problems

Closely work with logic designers of the block being verified for test plan development, execution, debug, coverage closure and gate level simulations

Coach and mentor junior engineers of the team when necessary to achieve successful project outcomes.

What We're Looking For

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 10- 15 years of related professional experience. Or Master's degree and/or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields with 5-10 years of experience.

Strong background in SOC verification and test bench development using UVM, System Verilog, C/C++, and DPI.

Strong verification skills, understanding of methodology (object oriented programming, white-box/black-box, directed/random testing, coverage, gate-level simulations, data structure).

Other Skills:

Must have effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Participate in problem solving and quality improvement activities.

Demonstrate initiative and a bias for thoughtful action.

Grounded, detail-oriented, always backs up ideas with facts.

Must have the ability to define problems, issues and opportunities, analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions from various datasets.


Expected Base Pay Range (USD)139,100 - 205,790, $ per annum

The successful candidate's starting base pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location and market conditions. The expected base pay range for this role may be modified based on market conditions.

Additional Compensation and Benefit ElementsAt Marvell, we offer a total compensation package with a base, bonus and equity.Health and financial wellbeing are part of the package. That means flexible time off, 401k, plus a year-end shutdown, floating holidays, paid time off to volunteer. Have a question about our benefits packages - health or financial? Ask your recruiter during the interview process.
This role is eligible for our hybrid work model in which you will be able to split time between working from home and on-site in a Marvell office.

Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 6519523

Posted On: May 28, 2024

Updated On: Jun 27, 2024

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