Senior Signal Integrity Design Engineer




Santa Clara, CA


Position summary

  • Modeling and Optimization of vias, connectors, sockets, breakouts and various system components in 3D EM tools.

  • System-level signal integrity simulations in any one of the high-speed GDDR7/6X, LP5X, DDR4/5, HBM3/4, DRAM interface

  • SI model correlations using lab measurements to improve modelling tool/methodology.

  • Package substrate and board layout SI design constraint creation, review with pre/post layout SI

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic cross-functional role to optimize package, PCB, ASIC, SerDes designs.

What we need to see:

  • BS/MS-Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of industry experience.

  • SI work on one or more signaling standards like PCI express, USB, SATA, HDMI, HBM, DDR5, GDDR6, LPDDR5X, etc.

  • Hands on use of 3-D modeling tools like ANSYS HFSS/Q3D, 2.5-D with ANSYS SIWAVE or similar and 2D such as Ansys2D.

  • Familiarity with a system level timing or loss budget including silicon, package and board impairments.

  • Background with use of VNA, TDR, DSO, ParBERT and use of tools/applications like ADS, Ansys Designer, JMP, Matlab, Cadence Allegro will be a plus.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Expertise in one or more of the high speed interface SI/PI design on any industry standard system platforms.

  • Experience with lab measurements, debugging, SI lab correlation using oscilloscope/ spectrum analyzer/ VNA.

  • Knowledge of circuit design, board/pkg technology & design flow, link architecture, timing budget methodologies.

  • Familiarity with PDN evaluation using layout extraction tools for packages and PCBs.

The base salary range is 128,000 USD - 258,750 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.