Senior Principal ASIC Design Engineer (Hybrid)

    • BAE Systems
  • San Jose, CA
  • Posted 36 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
USD 143,000.00 - 243,100.00 per year
Full Time


Test plans
Product QA
Embedded software
Timing closure
Computer science
Information Technology
Customer support
Professional development
Software development
Test cases
Computer hardware
Regression analysis
Veritas Cluster Server
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR

Job Details

Job Description
You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us " and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

We are seeking a very senior level engineer to:
  • Design and RTL coding of high-speed digital circuits on ASIC/FPGAs from concept to production.
  • Defining detailed test plan and implementing Verilog simulation testcases to verify design functionality.
  • Debug product, test and resolve design issues on hardware platforms
  • Define hardware and firmware interfaces, protocols for circuits.
  • Integration of IP cores Buses, Controllers, PHYs, etc with other logic within ASIC/FPGA
  • Coordinate interoperability of digital modules with embedded software
  • Build verification environment using SV/UVM methodology
  • Build reusable bus functional models, monitors, checkers and scoreboards
  • Solid understanding of verification methodologies, especially UVM(SystemVerilog), including:
    • Test planning
    • Testbench creation
    • Code and Functional coverage
    • Directed and random stimulus generation
    • Assertions
    • Regression triage
Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Proficient in Verilog language for ASIC/FPGA design
  • Knowledge of ASIC and FPGA design flows is highly desirable
  • Knowledge simulation and verification methodologies (VCS simulator, UVM)
  • Proficient in ASIC/FPGA timing closure/area optimization techniques
  • Hands on Experience with bring-up of ASIC/FPGA designs
  • Excellent organization and communication skills for interacting between different design groups
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and scripting languages is a plus.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • BS in EE or Computer Science, MS or Doctoral degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in ASIC/FPGA Development (Verilog, System Verilog, UVM)

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $143000 - $243100

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.