Junior Silicon IP Architect

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    Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    Carlos Costa

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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We are looking for a junior silicon IP architect to join our clients Chip Design architecture team based in Sophia- Antipolis. The work will mainly include:

*Analyze customer needs and define IP requirements
*Define the architecture of several sub-modules of multi-media hardware accelerators such as ISP or video encoder / decoder
*Closely work with algorithm engineers to find an optimal tradeoff between accuracy and cost/power
*Benchmark proposed solution against state of the art
*Deliver specifications and drive the RTL implementation & verification
*Ensure a competitive solution in terms of performance, silicon area and power consumption
*Define the IP roadmap

Critical Success Factors
*Creative and innovative
*Able to convert an idea into a proof of concept efficiently, optimize the cost and drive the hardware implementation
*Result driven and good communication skills. Able to work efficiently in a multi cultural, multi site, multi language and changing environment
*Excellent root cause analysis and problem solving skills
*Focused, pro-active, motivated, able to work under pressure and to multi-task various algorithm development and architecture activities
*Open minded and able to learn fast
*Able to work autonomously and as part of a team of technical experts
*Broad knowledge, versatile and hands on

*Education: Relevant engineering degree or PhD
*3y+ experience in RTL design. Proven track record of creating competitive implementations
*Experience with complex, ideally multi-media related hardware accelerators (e.g. GPU, display sub-system, image signal processor, video encoder / decoder, computer vision)
*SOC experience is a plus
*Able to create high quality specifications
*Fluent French and English, Chinese is a plus