Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Formal Verification Engineer - New College Graduate 2023

US, CA, Santa Clara • 2 Locations • US, CA, Santa Clara
Full time

We are looking for a Formal Verification Engineer - New College Grad with knowledge of formal methods. The engineer will own the task of formal verification of RTL units for next generation chip designs. This will involve the candidate having deep knowledge of architectural as well as micro-architectural details of the unit. Ideal candidate must have strong analytical skills, computer architecture background and as well as experience in application of effective verification methodology.

What you'll be doing:
  • Developing comprehensive FV testplan documents.

  • Identifying key behaviors for verification of DUT and creating a verification plan.

  • Developing verification environment including environment assumptions, assertions and cover properties in context of the verification plan.

  • Applying various FV techniques to proof correctness of digital designs.

  • Debugging RTL to identify failure scenarios.

  • Developing scripts to automate the verification process.

  • Review formal setups and proofs with design and verification teams.

What we need to see:
  • Graduating or have recently graduated from BS/MS/PhD in CS/CE/EE/Mathematics (or equivalent experience).

  • Hands-on experience with HDLs such as Verilog / System Verilog.

  • Solid understanding of architectures of CPU/GPU designs and digital logic

  • Knowledge/Experience in formal verification techniques.

  • Understanding of abstraction techniques for effective verification.

  • Ability to understand RTL quickly.

  • Understanding of temporal logic assertions.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:
  • Preferable experience with Formal Verification Tools (eg. Jasper, IFV, SMV, SPIN)

  • In depth understanding of Spin and SMV is a plus!

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. Our products are leading the way with groundbreaking developments in Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Driving, High-Performance Computing and Visualization. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. Are you creative and autonomous? Do you love the challenge of crafting the fastest and most power efficient chips in their class? If so, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is $92,000 - $172,500. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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