Intuitive Surgical Careers

Manager, FPGA Verification

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182334


Company Description:

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Job Description:

We are seeking a hands-on engineering manager with significant ASIC or FPGA verification experience to lead our FPGA RTL quality team. This small but growing team focuses on improving the organization’s ability to produce safe, reliable designs by developing tools, methodology, and process for our design teams.

The individual in this role will play a key role in both simulation-based and in-system verification of our FPGA designs for communications, vision processing and motor control. They will be responsible for building and leading a team that works closely with Electrical, Software, and Test Engineers to accelerate design and ensure safe, effective product releases.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Lead, manage and develop the FPGA quality team
• Set standards for and guide development of simulation-based verification environments to verify FPGA designs in RTL
• Develop coding standards and drive implementation via policy and tools
• Define in-system testing requirements and drive implementation
• Manage in-system testing of new releases of FPGA designs
• Manage releases of new FPGA designs to software engineering teams
• Work with software, regulatory, test and continuing engineering teams to test and document proper operation of critical safety systems

Skill/Job Requirements:

• Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
• Minimum 5 years’ experience managing verification projects and leading teams
• Minimum 10 years industry experience with coverage-driven random RTL simulation (SystemVerilog preferred)
• Experience in developing an OVM or UVM-based verification environment
• Python, TCL, Perl, and/or JavaScript experience
• Ability to work in small, dynamic, cross-functional teams
• Strong written and verbal communications skills

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.