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Title:  Sr. Staff Digital Design Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Job Function:  Hardware (Digital)
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.

This is an opportunity to join Renesas Data Center Division, which has multiple industry-leading products in production and is developing several attractive new products for the future market. You will join the team to develop the next-generation device with an embedded processor subsystem, security function and other connectivity features. 


Renesas is looking for experienced Digital IC Design Engineering candidates that will be working on designing and architecting our embedded processor system, and related peripheral IP design/integration. Design scope includes embedded MCUs, volatile and non-volatile memory system, digital signal processing, security function, and industry-standard bus interfaces. This position requires the hands-on experience of embedded processor subsystem and related IP development.  This includes but not limited to MCU, peripheral IP, and memory IP selection, partitioning of hardware/firmware, device prototyping.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Embedded processor architecture, design, and integration: MCU and peripherals, memory, on-chip bus system, DMA and interrupt system
• IP design, simulation, and release in Verilog/SystemVerilog
• Chip level synthesis, timing check, DFT, and floorplan in a Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit
• Work with firmware team and FPGA team on debugging and emulation
• Work with Product, Test, and Applications Engineering to complete product release
• Master’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related, with a minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience
• Experience with ARM Cortex-M series MCU and peripherals
• Experience with designing, architecting and integrating Digital IP
• Experience with Verilog/SystemVerilog for digital design and verification
• Experience with Synthesis, Timing Check, and DFT design
• Experience creating block and chip-level verification tests 
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
Preferred Skills/Knowledge:
• Circuit level or mixed-signal design experience
• Embedded Flash controller related experience
• Security IP (Hash, Encryption/Decryption, Authentication) related experience
• FPGA mapping or digital design experience
• Programming/scripting skills such as C, Assembly, Perl, Python, etc.
• Firmware development experience
• Language fluency in Japanese or Chinese Mandarin


We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto