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Technical Staff Engineer - Verification



Cambridge, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be a part of something great? Want to join a 20,000-member team that works on the technology that powers the world around us? Looking for an atmosphere of trust, empowerment, respect, diversity, and communication? How about an opportunity to own a piece of a multi-billion dollar (with a B!) global organization? We offer all that and more at Microchip Technology, Inc.

People come to work at Microchip because we help design the technology that runs the world. They stay because our culture supports their growth and stability. They are challenged and driven by an incredible array of products and solutions with unlimited career potential. Microchip’s nationally-recognized Leadership Passage Programs support career growth where we proudly enroll over a thousand people annually. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, values-based decision making, and strong sense of community, driven by our Vision, Mission, and 11 Guiding Values; we affectionately refer to it as the Aggregate System and it’s won us countless awards for diversity and workplace excellence.

Our company is built by dedicated team players who love to challenge the status quo; we did not achieve record revenue and over 30 years of quarterly profitability without a great team dedicated to empowering innovation. People like you.

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Job Description:

Work with a verification team, focused on pre-silicon verification of 16-bit family of Microcontroller products.

Job function includes the following,

  • Architect and develop testbench for 16-bit Microcontroller products using UVM and/or VMM advanced verification methodologies.
  • Architect and implement verification environment using System Verilog.
  • Module level verification plan development, TB plan, TB development and full chip integration of the module level TB.
  • Verify structural and functional coverage of module and system level verification.
  • Actively participate in a team environment, interfacing with module architects, design engineers, and applications engineers.
  • Assist in the migration of existing test suite to new System Verilog based environment. Develop an effective suite of tests and test environments using a mix of Verilog and assembly code to achieve functional verification goals.
  • Work with verification, architecture, applications, and design teams to develop comprehensive Verification plans.
  • Help develop effective functional assertions and coverpoints
  • Work with a group of engineers, providing technical support/mentoring, and drive projects to completion on time.


  • Bachelor/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • 7+ years of experience in pre-silicon verification domain
  • Strong Object oriented programming language experience.
  • Hands on experience with any one OOP language.
  • Understanding of verification methodologies such as VMM and UVM.
  • Experience with System Verilog.
  • Knowledge Microcontroller architecture.
  • Knowledge of C and Assembly language programming.
  • Strong digital design fundamentals.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of scripting language/s such as Perl or Python
  • Should be self driven and be able to mentor junior engineers

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