Systems Engineer - Junior - Onsite

  • Austin, TX
  • Posted 26 days ago | Updated 19 days ago


On Site
$34 - $38
Contract - W2
Contract - 12 Month(s)


Debugging PC systems
digital design
signal integrity
driver interactions
x86 CPU architecture
chipset architectures
DDR 2/3 memory interface
Jtag debuggers
logic analyszers
PCIe business analyzers
schematics capture
PCB layout
signal simulation
computer hardware
switching power supplies
CPU board.

Job Details

Title: Systems Engineer - Junior - Onsite

Mandatory skills:

Debugging PC systems, digital design, signal integrity
BIOS, OS, driver interactions, x86 CPU architecture
x86, chipset architectures, DDR 2/3 memory interface
Jtag debuggers, logic analyszers, SATA, USB, PCIe business analyzers, HT, PCI, PCIe, LPC, USB
schematics capture, PLD, PCB layout, signal integrity, signal simulation
computer hardware, switching power supplies, CPU board



Debugging PC systems with an emphasis on platform level debug. A thorough understanding of PC industry standard busses, such as HT, PCI, PCIe, LPC, USB, and SATA is required in addition to detailed knowledge of high speed digital design and signal integrity.
Further requirements include a strong understanding of BIOS, OS and driver interactions at the system level as well as a proficient understanding of x86 CPU architecture and functionality.
A good familiarity with switching power supplies would also be helpful, as a typical CPU board will have several local power supplies to power the various chips.
During development or sustaining engineering, the debug engineer is expected to provide root cause analysis and guidance to internal and customer design teams to help close any gating issues.
This position may require some travel as needed to support the customer. The role is required to be a self starter and be able to deal with a high level of ambiguity.


Bachelors plus 3 years of experience, or Masters plus 3 years of experience is desired;Experience as a Hardware Designer or Systems Debug Engineer with experience at a computer hardare company working on at least 2 projects from development, through bring-up and validation and supported through the release to production.;Strong knowledge of x86 and chipset architectures and DDR 2/3 memory interface desired;Expert use of tools such as Jtag debuggers, logic analyszers, SATA, USB, and PCIe business analyzers is required;Familiarity with tools such as schematics capture, PLD, PCB layout, signal integrity and simulation is an added bonus;Excellent communication skills are required in the role of supporting customers

Note :


VIVA USA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a professional working environment that is free from discrimination and unlawful harassment. The Management, contractors, and staff of VIVA USA shall respect others without regard to race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era, recently separated veteran, Active war time or campaign badge veteran, Armed forces service medal veteran, or disabled veteran. Please contact us at for any complaints, comments and suggestions.

Contact Details :

Account co-ordinator: Godwin Deepak A, Phone No: Extn : 359, Email:

3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 425
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
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