Digital IC Design Verification Engineer


Ref: 1304Monday 12 April 2021

Competitive Salary and benefits

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a Digital IC Design Verification Engineer for one of our most outstanding clients that is an international designer of mixed signal semiconductor solutions with a growing design presence in Dresden, Germany.

Our client's design team develops custom automotive centric ICs using ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers and integrate Analog and mixed signal, RF and Power Management IPs bringing a complete solution to an international customer base. You will join a small team of highly competent engineers that are creating brand new designs in the field of wireless and USB power delivery, sensing systems and connectivity within the car.

Your role will be to effectively contribute to the pre-silicon verification goal of ensuring a bug-free first silicon. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop verification and coverage plan based on the design micro-architecture document
  • Execute verification plan, including design bring-up, DV environment bring-up, regression enabling for all assigned features
  • Create test bench components (tests, sequences, agents) from scratch
  • Run regressions, debug test failures, track functional and code coverage metrics
  • Work closely with design team to report and resolve bugs prior to tape-out



  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering +3 or more years experience or 
  • Master’s degree +1 or more years of experience
  • Strong fundamental understanding of object-oriented programming and constrained random verification concepts
  • Good understanding of digital design concepts and System Verilog HDL
  • Knowledge of verification methodologies such as UVM or eRM
  • Experience in using Cadence Incisiv or Mentor Questa tool suite for verification is a plus
  • Good problem solving and debugging capabilities
  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as USB is a plus
  • Understanding of micro-processor bus fabric protocols such as AHB, APB, AXI is preferred
  • Experience working with revision control systems such as subversion, CVS
  • Experience writing scripts in languages such as Perl, Ruby, Python, or TCL
  • Familiarity with bug tracking tools such as JIRA is a plus
  • Team player with excellent oral and written communication skills

Work Location: Company Headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA, or Dresden (Germany)