Hardware Applications Principal Engineer

$137,510 - $206,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Jul 01, 2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job description


We are the essential building blocks of the data infrastructure that connects our world. Across enterprise, cloud and AI, automotive, and carrier architectures, our innovative technology is enabling new possibilities. 

You can affect the arc of individual lives, lift the trajectory of entire industries, and fuel the transformative potential of tomorrow. For those looking to make their mark on purposeful and enduring innovation, above and

beyond fleeting trends, Marvell is a place to thrive, learn, and lead. 


Your Team, Your Impact

We innovate in Ethernet switching technology across a broad portfolio of segment-focused product families. We switch power next-generation campus, industrial, 5G, cloud and AI networks. 


What You Can Expect

The hardware application engineering position focuses on resolving customer issues on their HW/platform, customer design enablement, bring-up, and manufacture production. You should have strong working knowledge of the major computer industry standards such as PCIe Express, Ethernet, and miscellaneous interface.
In this role you will

· Debug L1 ethernet issues related to Serdes and MAC/PHY (analyze Signal Strength, Serdes Eye, Review & Tune SI parameters etc.)

· Debug other interfaces on board such as PCIE, i2C, MDIO etc

· Perform Schematics and Layout reviews of the customer design / platform and provide feedback

· Interact with HW designers (board and ASIC) and write Hardware Design guidelines, Application Notes and publish Technical Bulletins

· Interface with board designers, ASIC /Serdes controller designers, program management, board vendors and component vendors to fully comprehend the board design parameters

· Generate PCB stack up recommendations that comprehend the full capabilities of industry available board fabrication materials and technologies
· Communicate effectively with customers considering both strategic and tactical aspects of the solution & work with internal cross-functional teams to deliver optimal solutions


What We're Looking For

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 10-15 years of related professional experience Or Master’s degree and/or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields with 5-10 years of experience.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

Must be able to present and clearly articulate solutions to customers.
Previous experience of working as an Application Engineer or any equivalent customer interacting role (i.e. ability to handle customers) is a must.


Key Requirements:
· Expertise in High Speed Ethernet Serdes interfaces : NRZ, PAM-4 100G.
· Expertise in Ethernet Physical layer (Layer 1) - Serdes, MAC, PCS including debugging L1 issues for Interop.

· Strong background in Signal Integrity, Power Integrity, Electromagnetics, Thermal, Multi-lane cross talk analysis and RF applications related to IC Package and PCB Design are required. 

· Experience in using tools: HyperLynx, Ansoft SIWave and HFSS, ADS, Sigrity, PowerSI and PowerDC, Cadence Allegro, and Polar stack up

· Able to performance Schematics & Layout reviews effectively

· Atleast one scripting language : Python / Perl / Unix shell 


Experience in these areas are a plus:
· Expertise in MATLAB and Python a plus.
· Ability to handle Equipments: Servers (Windows / Linux), Scopes, Traffic generators (Ixia/Spirent/Xena), environmental chambers, Thermal Heads, Keysight VNA/TDR

· Ability to program High speed / optics modules and link up with various modules: LR, SR, ZR, ZR4, AECs etc


Expected Base Pay Range (USD)

137,510 - 206,000, $ per annum

The successful candidate’s starting base pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location and market conditions. The expected base pay range for this role may be modified based on market conditions.