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Title:  Staff Digital Design Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  US, San Jose (REA)
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 Memory Interface group which has multiple industry leading products in production and is developing several attractive new products for future market. You will join the team to continue the DDR5 PMIC development and involve developping the CXL Memory Controller SoC solution. 

The Design team is seeking for a Staff Digital Design Engineer who is technically savvy with some system level experience and is excited about working on SoC solution with high speed protocol. You will understand the high speed protocol (PCIe Gen5, DDR memory control), involve in the SoC spec definition, support all design flow tasks, interfacing with other design member/teams and external customers.  Given the wide range of responsibility, we’re looking for someone eager to learn, ready to hit the ground running, and help define what Design means for Renesas. This opportunity will allow you to open pathways to by having a greater level of responsibility in the team and across Renesas. If you like problem-solving, building something from the ground up, and challenging the status quo, we’d like to hear from you. 



  • Module design and simulation 
  • System level simulation and design verification including verification plan
  • Work with Test and Application Engineering to develop validation plan
  • Synthesis and P&R constraint generation, including clock tree specification
  • Scan insertion and pattern generation
  • Work with Product, Test, and Applications Engineering to complete product release
  • Marketing and customer support


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, MSEE preferred
  • 8+ years’ experience working in digital or mixed signal IC design 


Digital design knowledge:

  • Verilog coding
  • Register file design
  • Serial interfaces
  • State machine architectures
  • Clock domain crossing
  • Scan and self-test
  • Synthesis, Linting, STA
  • Automation scripting
  • Verification, including System Verilog knowledge


System knowledge:

  • Have PCIe protocol, Memory Controller protocol experience will be plus 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with low levels of supervision
  • Good understanding of customer and market requirements


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