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IC Verification and Validation Engineer
u blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products 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 secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable 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. (
u-blox is a Global fabless semiconductor and modules business operating in three key areas: GNSS positioning, Short Range communications e.g. 802.11-based systems and Cellular communications e.g. 3GPP-based systems.  The company develops key IPs and full custom ASICs for use within a comprehensive range of chipset and module products.

To support the development of next-generation SoCs in positioning, cellular and short-range applications, u-blox is looking for talented, innovative, self-driven and motivated engineer with proven concrete industrial experiences in the verification and validation of SoCs for wireless communication systems. The key responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to own and contribute in IPs and Top level verification and validations activities in UVM, Formal Verification and FW driven methodologies while using EDA tools and in Lab environments using FPGA and ICs.
You will be working in a growing international and multi-site team in the area of SoC verification, validation team.

Your Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the quality of IP and/or SoC firmware driven and UVM verification, validation characterization of wireless communication systems
  • Creation of verification, validation and characterization requirements, development and execution of respective verification/validation and characterizations plans on time
  • Develop C based FW, tests and verification environments, and coverage using UVM methodologies to meet verification targets
  • Verification of IPs and subsystems by means of Formal Verification methods and techniques: System Verilog Assertions and tools
  • Develop and reuse existing FW in pre and post-silicon environments such as FPGA prototypes, ASIC simulators and lab environments
  • Investigate issues, debug designs, FW tests and verification benches (RTL and Gate Level) using simulation tools and board (Silicon and FPGA)
  • Verification and validation flow implementation and updates targeting EDA tools

Your Skills and Experience
  • Degree in Electrical or Communication Engineering with evidence on substantial industry experience (> 5 years)
  • Good expertise in embedded FW development and associated flow for ARM based SoC (subsystems/top-level) used in verification, validation and characterization for wireless communication systems (Wifi, LTE, GPS/GNSS)
  • Firm expertise with HDL languages for verification (Verilog, VHDL, SystemVerilog)
  • Firm expertise in high-level programming languages (C/C++) for ARM processors
  • Experience with IC validation using FPGA prototyping and/or silicon characterization platforms
  • Firm expertise in Verification methodologies (FW driven, UVM, Coverage) to develop testbenches, verification environments, verification components
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and precisely
  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Greek(or EU) citizen or holder of a valid Greek work permit will be an asset
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