• Principal Engineer - Architecture

    Job Locations IN-KA-Bangalore
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  • Overview

    At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.


    And our history runs deep – we have been in Silicon Valley for 25+ years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes. From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.


    As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.


    • Define the architecture of Memory PHY IPs, its major blocks
    • Responsible to develop the architecture and create specification for clocking, ASIC interface, pin-outs, bump-outs, floor plans, functionalities to support the protocol/system level requirements, Digital/Analog/Firmware Interface and partitions, calibration and other algorithm definition, test/debug logic etc
    • Work with cross-functional teams and technical experts in various geographies to define and align scope of the IPs
    • Support marketing on presales activities technically
    • Be the interface to the customer in technical interactions, feasibility analysis, interoperability definitions and tracking
    • Understand and disseminate applicable standards and its relevance in a given project to the team
    • Provide definitions of scope and review the plans of verification team
    • Work with the system engineering team for Silicon bring up and Characterization.


    • MS/M-Tech degree in electronics/VLSI and in exceptional cases B.E/B-Tech in electronics engineering with 10+ years of relevant experience needed.
    • The candidate should have prior experience of working on mixed signal designs, Signal Integrity analysis, Digital and Analog design, timing closure and simulation.
    • Experience in designing memory systems such as DDR, LPDDR, GDDR, HBM
    • Experience in architecture or micro-architecture development.
    • Experience working with customers and cross-functional teams
    • Experience working in leading R&D and future technology development projects is desirable.
    • The position requires good written & verbal communication skills as well a strong commitment and ability to work in cross functional and globally dispersed teams.


    Rambus offers a competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.


    Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information about Rambus, visit rambus.com. For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out rambus.com/careers/.


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