SoC Architecture Definition Engineer - 162046

May 19, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

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SoC Architecture Definition Engineer - 162046




SoC design engineer to contribute to the definition, specification, and communication of SoC microprocessors and related personal computing technologies.




Great opportunity for new college graduates and early career professionals!

Should have some knowledge of microprocessor and SoC architectures and be able to release SOC specifications and features such as device/register definitions and functional overviews to internal and external teams



  • Understanding and analyzing logic designs from a software programming model perspective.
  • Defining and specifying SoC processor and system behavior
  • Generating formal specifications and documentation collateral.
  • Definition tasks include gathering information from a wide range of parties inside and outside of the SoC design team, proposing microprocessor and SoC behavioral definitions, driving tradeoffs between parties, and helping to mi gate design processor issues.
  • Additional tasks include generating clear, concise, organized documentation of assorted microprocessor and SoC behaviors for publication inside and outside of the company.



  • The candidate should have experience with x86 software models, microprocessors, graphics processors, PC chipset hardware and general familiarity with microprocessor and PC/SoC architecture.
  • Familiarity WITH OO languages such as Ruby and scripting languages like Python or Perl is a plus.
  • Should have knowledge of Linux, XML, open source tools like OpenOffice and other standard software technologies.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Comfortable working within international/distributed teams. 


ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science


LOCATION: Austin, Texas




Requisition Number: 162046 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design

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