1206380 Principal Engineer, ASIC Engineering

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking
  • Job Id
Position Title: Principal Engineer
Location: San Jose, CA 

What You'll Do
The Insieme Business Unit (INSBU) is looking for an experienced Principal Engineer to drive existing projects and engage in new development of our Nexus 9K family. The ideal candidate will have an ASIC design background with hands-on experience in RTL and verification, in-depth knowledge of mixed-signal SoC development cycle and best industry practices, from specification through tape-out and lab validation, and a proven track record of success in high-performance/high-volume semiconductor markets..

Who You'll Work With
Insieme is one of Cisco’s recent acquisitions and fastest growing teams. Insieme developed the Nexus 9000 line of data center switches and Application Centric Infrastructure, Cisco’s premier datacenter SDN solution. Our team within INSBU is responsible for driving integration of the Nexus 9000 and ACI with open source software, including OpenStack, Docker, and Open vSwitch, to help our customers build multitenant clouds.

Who You Are

You are able to work at the highest levels--in this case with the with Insieme CTO team--to define programmable architectures. In addition, you will be able to work collaboratively with the software and hardware development teams to develop ASIC feasibility studies for standalone and ACI platforms. 
Our minimum requirements for this role: 
• Strong technical foundation in networking
• In depth understanding of programmable forwarding hardware architectures
• Experience with open source platforms
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Excellent presentation skills 
• 10+ years Software/Hardware Engineering experience 
• MS or PhD in CS/EE

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