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Austin, TX

$32.61 per hour

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Position Summary

Samsung, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, is founded on a simple philosophy – the endless pursuit of excellence will create a better world for all. At Samsung Austin Research and Development Center (SARC) and Advanced Computing Lab (ACL), we are building a center of excellence for Intellectual Property (IP) that is applied to high-performance computing devices (mobile, automotive, and other custom market segments) consumed by millions of people around the world. Come build with us!

Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking a dedicated and talented Power Architect who will be a part of System IP RTL/Backend Power Analysis to join our mobile semiconductor architecture team. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting comprehensive power analysis at the RTL level for our cutting-edge mobile chipsets. Your work will directly impact the power efficiency and performance of our mobile devices, contributing to their success in the market. Join us in revolutionizing the mobile industry by contributing your expertise in Power Architect. If you're passionate about optimizing power consumption in mobile designs and driving innovation, we encourage you to apply.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead RTL/Backend designers to have better power optimized design

  • Lead modeling team to have more accurate and reliable power data, to give proper power model direction

  • Lead to have an end-to-end correlation from model to post-silicon

  • Perform detailed power analysis for System IP RTL designs of mobile chipsets.

  • Ability to delve into the lowest level details of Coherent fabric, Memory controller & LLC design specification, implementation and it's performance impact.

  • Interactions with architect and u-architects to define detailed scope of micro architectural features to save power.

  • Define/Create a scalable micro power virus to validate features.

  • Collaborate closely with design, backend, silicon engineer and architecture teams to understand design specifications and power requirements.

  • Develop power estimation methodologies and strategies to achieve power targets.

  • Identify power bottlenecks and potential areas for power optimization in the design.

  • Generate official power reports and present findings to cross-functional teams, influencing design decisions.

  • Work in tandem with the verification team to ensure power models accurately represent design behavior.

  • Provide insights and recommendations to improve power efficiency throughout the design process.

  • Stay current with the latest advancements in mobile power analysis techniques and tools.

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