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The team at our UK GPU Design Centre work on complex, large-scale GPU-related projects.

The Graphics Core Hardware Verification Engineer will be responsible for the subsystem and top-level pre-silicon RTL verification of embedded graphics cores.

Key Qualifications

  • You will have the following experience:
  • Experience in verification of complex hardware at the system or component level with the ability to debug issues across hardware and software
  • Experience working in complex ASIC or SoC designs
  • Good knowledge of Computer Architecture, General Purpose Microprocessor, graphics architecture, and Memory sub-system micro-architecture
  • Hardware description and verification languages (Verilog, SystemVerilog, Specman, Vera & VHDL), industry-standard simulators, formal tools, waveform viewers, and coverage flow.
  • Experience in creating verification test plans and driving them to closure
  • Experience defining coverage space, writing coverage models, analyzing results
  • Experience in GPU architecture and OpenGL/CL is a plus
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python, Go, Ruby or Perl is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate under aggressive schedules


  • Use SystemVerilog, UVM, and C++ with industry-leading simulation tools and methodologies to verify complex GPU designs.
  • Develop and drive verification plans.
  • Generate constrained random and directed tests to implement a verification plan.
  • Run simulations and debug issues across hardware and software.
  • Craft verification test bench components to monitor and check design.
  • Create functional coverage points, analyze coverage, and enhance the test environment to target coverage holes.
  • Create automated verification flows for graphics core verification.

Education & Experience

  • BS/MS CE or EE or related field,

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