SOC Design Verification Engineer, Self-Driving

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Engineering & Information Technology

Austin, Texas

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Tesla participates in the E-Verify Program
What to Expect

The Self-Driving hardware team is looking for a Senior or Staff level SOC Verification Engineer who will be responsible for pre-silicon RTL verification of block and top-level SOC. With a strong knowledge of SOC architecture and SOC verification methodologies you will interact with multiple teams and build a metric-driven, configurable and flexible verification environment.

What You’ll Do
  • Work with team members to define and set up an SOC-level verification environment
  • Architect highly reusable UVM based test benches and integrate complex multi-instance VIPs, sub-system test benches and test suites at the SOC level
  • Achieve targeted coverage, work with design, architecture, SW, FW and external IP delivery teams to efficiently integrate and verify the design
  • Create coverage driven verification plans from specifications. Execute review and refine to achieve coverage targets
  • Define and review verification and validation test plans created by other members of the team
  • Post-silicon validation and SOC bring-up
  • Understand details of High Efficiency SOC Architecture, standard SOC peripherals and I/O(e.g. DDR, PCIe, USB), DMA, memory management schemes, multi-processor systems, Memory Controller Sub Systems, PLL, power up, Secured Boot schemes
What You’ll Bring
  • 5+ years of dedicated/hands-on DV experience
  • Strong programming skills UVM, C/C++, Python/Perl
  • Experience verifying CPU/GPU integration at the SOC level
  • Coherency verification at the SOC level
  • Emulation experience, working on available platforms such as Palladium, or Zebu
  • Experience in SOC bring-up and post-silicon verification
  • Post-silicon validation and SOC bring-up
  • Hands-on verification experience with at least three of the following: NOC, PCIe, Bus Fabric, AHB, AXI, based bus architecture in UVM environment
  • Experience working on UPF integration, boot-up, HW/FW interaction verification
  • Reset and power verification
Compensation and Benefits

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.