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Senior S/W Development Engineer (Multi-core Processors/Firmware)*


Date: Apr 17, 2014

Location: Santa Clara, CA, US

Auto req ID27881BR
Job Posting TitleSenior S/W Development Engineer (Multi-core Processors/Firmware)*
Business UnitInfrastructure and Networking
Job DescriptionWe are staffing up our critical R&D efforts in our Santa Clara offices! The PWI (Processors and Wireless Infrastructure) team of Broadcom Corporation, (formally Netlogic) is well known in the semiconductor industry for providing super high-performance network microprocessors.

This is an exciting position in our software team. We are looking for Software and Firmware developers for XLP Processors. Your work will be doing the following, but not limited to:
1. Software / firmware development for MIPS/ARM processors.
2. Participation in Post-Silicon Validation.
3. SDK/BSP development.


Job Requirements* Typically requires a BSEE/BSCS degree and 9+ years of experience, an MSEE/MSCS degree and 6+ years of experience or a PhDEE or PhDCS and 3+ years of experience or equivalent.
* Strong C programming skills
* Familiar with at least one assembly language (MIPS, ARM, and/or x86)
* Comfortable working closed to hardware, both chip level and board level.
* Ability to understand board schematics and debug hardware interface issues with logic analyzers and protocol tracers
* Ability to read Verilog RTL to understand SoC functionality
* Expertise in USB, PCI-E, hardware protocol specifications
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Any of the following experience is a strong plus:

* Prior Linux development (kernel and user).
* Familiar with at least one Unix/Linux script language.
* Familiar with tools such as oscilloscope, digital analyzer, etc.
* Expertise in industry standard bootloaders/firmware such as U-Boot, BIOS
* Ability to read Verilog RTL to understand SoC functionality
* Expertise in DDR3, and SPI hardware protocol specifications
* Working knowledge of various Flash controllers such as serial/parallel NOR/NAND, SD/MMC

City/TownSanta Clara
Shift1st Shift - Day
Percent of Travel Required5% - 10%
DisciplineSoftware Development
Alternate Location(s)N/A

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto
Job Segments: Process Engineer, Semiconductor, Developer, Firmware, Engineer, Engineering, Science, Technology