Digital Design Engineer - NCG (San Jose)

Velodyne, San Jose, CA


Velodyne LiDAR is exploding in size as the company is aiming to bring self-driving cars to the market as soon as 2020. Velodyne is gearing up for mass production now! Join Velodyne’s team during this exciting time!

Job Responsibilities

  • Digital design for a mixed-signal ASIC for next generation cutting-edge LiDAR technology
  • Perform digital design work across all aspects of the design flow from RTL to GDS. 
  • Collaborate with system architects, algorithm developers, and analog designers to define innovative digital functions
  • Perform thorough verification planning and execute firmware based verification. 
  • Develop synthesis constraints and perform logic synthesis 
  • Behavioral modelling for analog blocks using verilog or verilog-ams
  • Generate and validate scan test vectors.  BIST implementation for mixed signal designs. 
  • Work with analog designers for mixed-mode simulation setup and debug.

Job Requirements

  • Hands-on and recent experience with high speed mixed signal digital design in FPGA & ASIC
  • Experience with Verilog and System Verilog.  
  • Experience with signal processing a plus
  • Experience with ASIC and FPGA
  • Experience in creating and analyzing Static Timing Analysis (STA) reports, clock domain crossing, and Logical Equivalency Checks.  
  • Experience with logic synthesis is a plus
  • Experience with mixed-mode simulations
  • Experience with using tools such as Synopsis and/or Quartus for digital design and able to use virtuoso analog environment

Education Requirements

  • BSEE, MSEE or PhD and/or 1+ years of relevant experience in Digital ASIC design as an individual contributor


About Velodyne

About us Founded in 1983 and based in Silicon Valley, Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. is a technology company known worldwide for its real-time LiDAR sensors. The company evolved after founder/inventor David Hall developed the HDL-64 Solid-State Hybrid LiDAR sensor in 2005. Since then, Velodyne LiDAR has emerged as the leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of 3D real-time perception systems used in a variety of commercial applications including autonomous vehicles, vehicle safety systems, 3D mobile mapping, 3D aerial mapping, and security

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