Texas Instruments Digital Design Engineer - SERDES in San Francisco, California

Job ID 22939BR

Job Posting Title Digital Design Engineer - SERDES

Job Description As a global semiconductor company operating in 35 countries, Texas Instruments (TI) is first and foremost a reflection of its people. From the TIer who unveiled the first working integrated circuit in 1958 to the more than 30,000 TIers around the world today who design, manufacture and sell analog and embedded processing chips, we are problem-solvers collaborating to change the world through technology. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

Texas Instrument is seeking a Digital Design Engineer for our Santa Clara, CA office. This engineer will be responsible for and contribute to multiple aspects of development of SERDES devices from architecture, pre-silicon verification to post silicon validation. A deep understanding of communication system and protocols and the ability to interact with multi-functional groups to develop top down DFT architectures, simulation platforms, reusable test benches and verification environments deploying the latest methodology is a must.


• Define DFT specification and architecture. Create SERDES chip verification plans from specifications, review and refine to achieve coverage targets.

• Architect testbenches with maximum reusability in mind,

• Debug failures, manage bug tracking, and close coverage.

• Create/analyze block / subsystem level coverage model, and add test cases to increase coverage.

• Attend verification reviews and set standard for design quality.

• Work closly with all functional team to improve verification flow.


• Advanced knowledge of Verilog, Verilog MS, Verilog A, SystemVerilog and DV methodologies (problem solving, constrained random testing, SystemVerilog Assertion (SVA) and debugging).

• Knowledge of PLL, CDR, signal conditioning control and communication systems

• Experience with multi-gigi-transfers/second interface such as PCIe, Ethernet, DDR

• Should be a team player with excellent communication skills and the desire to take on diverse challenges.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 3+ years of relevant industry experience with a strong back ground in high speed SERDES design and a proven record of successfully released products

To be considered for this position, please apply to this requisition.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.

Job Opening Type Experienced Professional

Minimum Education Level Master's Level Degree

Related Field(s) of Study Electrical Engineering

Minimum Years of Experience 3

Regular / Temporary Regular

Full-time / Part-time Full-Time

Country United States

Job Location(s) USA-California-Bay Area

Virtual / Telecommute No

Equal Opportunity Employer

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