CPU Power Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Posted: Mar 17, 2020
Role Number: 200146573
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- 5+ years of CPU Implementation experience.
- Familiarity with high performance microprocessor architecture
- Knowledge of logic design principles along with timing and power implications
- Understanding of low power microarchitecture and implementation techniques
- Design experience in deep submicron technologies and basic device physics
- Experience with scripting in Perl and C is a must
Drive budgeting, measurement and analysis of overall CPU power for many use cases of interest
Work extensively with Micro-architects, RTL, physical designers, library and technology teams to study and drive power reduction opportunities
Collaborate with Micro-architect, RTL team to define traces/metrics of interest to track power for various use cases
Work with the design implementation team and optimize design operating points and power efficiency
Partner with CAD and drive tools/methodologies for power optimization
Work closely with SOC team to model and optimize CPU contribution of power
Education & Experience
BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering is required.
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