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Title:  Principal/ Senior Verification Methodology Engineer-Digital

Requisition ID:  46718

Germering, DE Istanbul, TR Lisbon, PT Swindon, GB

Job Function:  Validation Engineer


Job summary:


  • Accelerate deployment of our advanced Digital verification methodology, supporting its adoption and embedding expertise across our verification teams to deliver efficiency and quality improvements.
  • Further develop our Digital verification flow in-line with emerging best practice techniques, improve ease of use, and seek to fully exploit the capabilities of the underlying toolset.
  • Provide expert technical leadership, working to facilitate the exchange of ideas between project groups, reviewing plans, refining verification approaches and guiding modelling efforts.



Principal Accountabilities:


  • Maintaining, supporting and deploying our “best in class” Digital verification flow, based on a combination of System Verilog UVM, and Formal Verification techniques.
  • Improving the quality of our documentation and communication of best practice
  • Growing the UVM community and acting as a consultant to the Project teams to facilitate the exchange of ideas and the development of high-quality, re-usable, Verification IP/UVCs
  • Demonstrating technical leadership and providing direction to Project Groups by guiding Design verification during the development of new projects
  • Challenging the community to improve & develop through post-project discussions; identifying strengths and weakness of existing solutions, analysis of opportunities, and proposing solutions / improvements
  • Developing the Digital verification flow in response to business need, extracting maximum value from the available toolset, through identification of underused functionality and subsequent flow optimisation, to maintain “class leading” status
  • Sharing technical knowledge through developing and delivering training, internal & external conference participation, organizing tech talks and lunch & learn sessions
  • Conducting proactive research into the external market to keep abreast of what is happening in the technology arena and evaluating new technologies & tool flows, ensuring the company understands developments which will deliver productivity and quality benefits
  • Advising senior management and technical focus groups in the role of ‘Expert Consultant’, making executive level briefings, and providing authoritative technical recommendations / solutions which have a significant impact on business performance and strategic decision making



Your Profile:


  • Typically, 10+ years of experience (5+ for Senior)
  • Deep understanding of digital ASIC verification flows and methodologies
  • Knowledge of ASIC coding & verification languages and frameworks (System Verilog, UVM)
  • Expert with Unix / Linux Environments
  • Strong experience with Python/Perl/TCL
  • Ability to select most appropriate methods & techniques for maximizing results
  • Strong Leadership skills combined with demonstratable contributions to a successful team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work, set goals and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team
  • Strong command of verbal and written English
  • Efficient and proactive communication skills within a multi-site and multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to propose innovative and leading-edge solutions.
  • Good interpersonal skills / ability to persuade and influence based on technical facts


Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. A leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.


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