Senior Power/Signal Integrity Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Overview

Habana Labs is an innovative company focused on developing purpose-built AI processors, disruptive solutions that will shape the future of AI and Deep Learning computing. Habana was founded in 2016 by successful entrepreneurs, launched its first AI Inference processor in 2018, its Training processor in 2019 and was acquired by Intel in December 2019. The company now operates as an autonomous subsidiary of Intel. Our vision to take AI processing from its current limits to the peak of its potential continues. We see challenges as opportunities, laser focus on execution and are determined to fulfill our vision to improve the quality of life, work, and leisure with our AI solutions. We are looking for exceptionally smart people who believe that AI will change the world and would like to join us on our exciting journey.

We are looking for a hands-on system SIPI engineer to join our System Integrity team, with in-depth knowledge and experience in Power/Signal Integrity analysis, simulations, and measurements. You should be well versed in time domain and frequency domain analysis, with proven record in enabling Power Integrity solution for high power and high-speed rail as well as excellence in setting up and running simulations in Cadence PowerSI, PowerDC, OptimizePI, or equivalent Ansys Tools like SIwave.

Your responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:
Responsible for providing package and platform power integrity solutions for Habana Labs datacenter/AI products
Performs comprehensive simulations and validations to generate Habana Labs design guidelines to guide system-level power integrity design including, but not limited to, Silicon, package, socket, boards, and voltage regulators
Performs AC and transient simulation to provide impedance profile of the whole power delivery path, from the VR to the motherboard, the package, and the die
Perform time domain analysis in HSPICE, ADS to find noise levels in I/O rails
Deliver optimized PI solution meeting the product performance
Provides DC and resistance simulation to provide Rpath from the VR to the package pins, voltage drop, current density, and power loss analysis
Performs transfer impedance simulations to provide plane split and isolation guidance between interfaces on board package area

Additional Skills:
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are required
Work well  independently as well as with others in a fast paced, highly technical, and dynamic team environment
A Great team player who is willing to learn and be flexible

Communicate effectively across multiple disciplines, such as silicon design, package design, board design, PCB layout, and mechanical design.  Provides guidance to the design team on capacitor numbers-and-values and power plane shape-and-width


Minimum Qualifications
BS in Electrical Engineering or similar field with 6+ years of experience in Signal/Power Integrity  or MS in Electrical Engineering or similar field with 4+ years in Signal/Power Integrity
4+ years of experience in debugging affect bit error rate of serial and parallel interfaces, such as high-speed serial channels (i.e., 56G/112G PAM4 and beyond, PCIe Gen4/5/6, etc.) and DDR4/DDR5 memories
4+ years of experience with Power Integrity simulation software use such as Sigrity PowerSI, PowerDC, HSpice and MATLAB
4+  years of hands-on experience with lab equipment for correlation
4+ years of experience with 3D EM tools like HFSS, Clarity, CST, etc

Preferred Qualifications
PhD in a power integrity engineering related area
Experience of board-level system architecture, basic silicon design and package
Experience in statistical analysis like DOE will be an added advantage
Experience in PCB layout process and methodology
Experience in routing rules to layout designers and work with them for successful project release
Experience in  cross domains like Package, System, Silicon engineer is an added advantage
Experience in Correlating simulations with system measurements


Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US, California, San Diego;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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