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Digital IC Verification Engineer
u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Our solutions let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and a growing ecosystem of product supporting data services, u-blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost-effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA.
To support the verification and validation of next-generation SoCs in positioning, cellular and short-range applications, u-blox Athens is looking for engineers interested in firmware driven IC verification, validation and characterization with experience in wireless communication projects. To work in u-blox IC team you need to be curious, creative, innovative, enthusiastic about new technologies, striving for excellence and with a sense of commitment. You will be working in a growing international team in SoC verification and validation. Key responsibilities for the engineer will be to contribute in the IP and top-level verification, validation and characterization activities of the team. Working with the rest of the design and verification team in order to meet the targets set in the verification and characterization plan.

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Your Responsibilities
  • Responsible for IP and/or SoC characterization, firmware driven verification and validation for wireless communication systems
  • Contribute to the verification requirements and respective test-plan 
  • Build and execute verification, validation and characterization plans
  • Guarantee FPGA quality and firmware quality for silicon validation
  • Documentation of developed test systems
  • Develop test cases in C to meet the verification/validation/characterization plan
  • Develop and reuse existing FW in pre and post-silicon environments such as FPGA prototypes and/or ASIC simulators
  • Debug design using simulation tools and board (Silicon and FPGA)

  • PhD/MS or BS in electrical, electronic or computing engineering
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience characterization testing and/or verification/testing. Experience in in production environment is highly appreciated.
  • Experience with embedded SW for SoC block/top-level testing for wireless communication systems (Wifi, LTE, GPS/GNSS)
  • Experience with HDL languages (Verilog, VHDL, SystemVerilog)
  • Experience knowledge of high-level programming languages (C/C++) and ARM processors
  • Experience with low-level programming and driver development
  • Experience with IC validation using FPGA prototyping and/or silicon characterization platforms
  • Experience with lab equipment (signal/spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, logic analyzer and debuggers DSTREAM/Lauterbach)
  • Familiar with Unix environment and shell programming/scripting (C-shell, Tcl, Perl, Python)
  • Technical Documentation and reports (English language)
  • Experience with version control systems
  • Used to work independently and precisely
  • Fluent in English writing and speaking
  • Greek (or EU) citizen or holder of a valid Greek work permit
Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology.

We are looking forward to receiving your application.
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