Job Description

ASIC Design Verification Engineer
Contract 6+ Months
Mon – Fri 40 hours/week
Boxborough, MA (remote to start due to COVID-19)

About the Job

Our client develops high-performance computing and visualization products to solve some of the world’s toughest and most interesting challenges. We are searching for an ASIC Design Verification Engineer who will work with multiple design teams to migrate from a set of older tool versions to a set of newer tool versions.


Compensation, Benefits, and Culture – What’s in it for you?

  • Good compensation aligned with current market rates. Get paid weekly.
  • Opportunity work with an outstanding ASIC development company.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, Dental insurance, 401k, accrued Paid Time Off, etc.
  • Enthusiastic, bright, and talented individuals collaborating on ideas

Duties include:

  • Work with multiple design teams to migrate from a set of older tool versions to a set of newer tool versions. These tools could be CAD vendor tools or Client internal tools.
  • Document all the issues found and their resolutions.
  • Work closely with various design teams and interface with Central Methodology team to ensure timely execution and correct execution.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/MS/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • Having 5-15 years of ASIC design verification experience.
  • Prior work experience with EDA companies or Methodology teams in semiconductor design
    majors is important.
Skill Sets:
  • General coding skills and familiarity
    • Quick learner for programming languages with excellent coding & debugging skills
    • Programming languages – C/C++, Ruby, Perl, Python, shell scripting, Makefile
    • Good understanding of basic computer architecture
    • Data formats like XML, JSON, YAML
    • Linux/Unix OS, commands, and working with the file system
    • String processing and regular expressions
    • Version control system like perforce, git, etc
    • Familiarity with Linux OS and shell scripting
    • Debugging skills
  • Design Build
    • Quick learner for new build systems and framework
    • Build performance analysis/debugging
    • Strong in Makefile based build environment
    • Good knack for finding inefficiencies in a build system and user build code. Including hardware (processor and disk) and NFS related latency related build performance issues
  • Web based application development
    • Web based UI development using Frameworks like Ruby on Rails
    • SQL databases, NoSQL, high performance DB design
  • Verification methodology
    • Familiarity with front end design and verification flows in a silicon/EDA company
    • Knowledge and Experience with Verilog, VHDL, System Verilog, UPF, IPXACT
    • EDA Tools: VCS, VCS NLP, VC LP, VC Formal, Mentor in CDC, SpyGlass-CDC, Formality, Synopsys Core tools
    • Debugging of functional simulation failures.
    • Job management systems like LSF


It is the policy of GCR to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. GCR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.

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