Draper Digital Systems-on-Chip Architect in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Draper Laboratory is seeking talented and motivated individuals to develop cutting-edge future computing systems architectures, which will be used in autonomously navigated vehicles implementing AI and machine vision algorithms. The ideal candidate will have experience in digital front-end design and will be able to translate systems requirements into an SoC topology using System C or C++, develop power and test models, and drive the design to verified RTL.
Applicants should have experience with design flows from Cadence or Synopsys, and have a working knowledge of physical, as well as logical, design.
System architecture development
IP block configuration
RTL design in SystemVerilog, Verilog or VHDL
Handoff to physical design
Experience in multi-core processor systems
Fluent in Verilog/VHDL/System C
Fluent in Cadence or Synopsys Digital ASIC Tool Suite
Ability to acquire a security clearance if needed
PhD or MSEE+4 preferred
Experience working with firmware developers.
Experience with GPU & neural network inferencing subsystems
Familiarity with sensor & multi-media subsystems
Familiarity with hardware security, e.g., encryption, key management, TRNG/DRNG, PUFs, root-of-trust, design obfuscation, etc.
Familiarity with analog ASICs: Voltage and Current sources, Amplifiers, Converters, PLLs, and Transceivers
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc