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Principal Design Verification Engineer

at Microsoft Corporation

Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Reference #: 628583
Keywords: architecture

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  • Job locationUS-NC-Raleigh
    Date posted3 months ago(5/17/2019 7:58 PM)
    Job number
    Job category
    Hardware Design Verification Engineering
    Employment type
    Role type
    Individual Contributor
  • Overview

    Microsoft’s hardware teams incubate advanced technologies and build deep partnerships with internal research, product planning, and marketing teams. Microsoft ships tens of millions of hardware products every year, including the Xbox, Surface devices, HoloLens, accessories, and much more. Our opportunities represent a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, design, verification, and performance modeling, and DevOps supporting the development of custom silicon. Microsoft’s hardware teams are also expanding into new technologies such as quantum computing! We are looking for the best and brightest to join us in designing for the future!


    The silicon computing development team in Raleigh is seeking passionate, driven, and intellectually curious computer/electrical engineers and engineering managers to deliver premium-quality designs once considered impossible. Our team is involved in numerous projects within Microsoft developing custom silicon for a diverse set of systems ranging from traditional computing solutions to the control plane for quantum computing. We are responsible for delivering cutting-edge, custom CPU and SoC designs that can perform complex and high-performance functions in an extremely efficient manner.


    - 10+ years of experience in design verification with a proven track record of delivering complex CPU or SoC IP’s
    - In depth knowledge of verification principles, testbenches, stimulus generation, UVM/OVM, and coverage
    - Substantial background in debugging designs as well as creating simulation environments
    - Solid understanding of chip and/or computer architecture
    - Scripting language such as Python or Perl


    Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Screen: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check and credit history analysis upon hire/transfer and every year thereafter.

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.