Microsoft AR/VR Job | Core Emulation Lead Engineer

Job(岗位): Core Emulation Lead Engineer

Type(岗位类型): Hardware Engineering

Citys(岗位城市): Raleigh, United States | Austin, United States

Date(发布日期): 2021-11-4


The silicon computing development team is seeking passionate, driven, and intellectually curious computer/electrical engineers to deliver premium-quality designs once considered impossible. Our team is involved in numerous projects within Microsoft developing custom silicon for a diverse set of systems ranging from traditional computing solutions to artificial intelligence and augmented reality. We are responsible for delivering cutting-edge, custom CPU and SoC designs that can perform complex and high-performance functions in an extremely efficient manner.


  • Candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related degree or work experience
  • 5+ years of Emulation experience, 8+ years overall
  • Deep knowledge of Emulation use-cases
  • Familiarity with the tradeoffs between the competing commercial platforms
  • Experience with the debug and bringup of SOC and subs-system level designs
  • Applied understanding of Computer Architecture and CPU/SoC design and verification principles as part of CPU, SoC and/or IP development teams
  • Experience using industry standard HDLs like SystemVerilog
  • Proficient experience defining, developing, and using verification environments in industry standard languages like SVTB UVM or formal verification
  • Proficient experience writing scripts/software with industry standard languages like Python or C/C++
  • Proficient communication, collaboration and teamwork skills and ability to contribute to diverse and inclusive teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient leadership skills
  • Proficient communication, collaboration and teamwork skills and ability to contribute to diverse and inclusive teams
  • Experience with FPGA-based Prototyping systems
  • Experience with ICE mode debug

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.



In this role, you will:

  • Deliver emulation models from RTL using industry standard emulation technology
  • Debug test failures, and simulation/emulation mismatches
  • Bring up external interfaces (e.g., USB, PCIE, Speed Bridges etc.) on the emulation platforms
  • Develop and operate pre/post-silicon tests on the emulators and assist in bring-up processes from prototyping through post-silicon validation
  • Create standalone test cases for tool issues encountered in the emulation compile and runtime flows
  • Apply your growth mindset to learn and adapt in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Engage with partners to drive continuous improvement to both the design, to verification plans/collateral, and to methodology to prevent, reduce, and/or find bugs sooner, more easily, or more reliably
  • Provide technical leadership, coaching, and mentorship to engineers across the team
  • Apply your One Microsoft mentality to collaborate with and influence architects, logic designers, post-silicon validators, other verification engineers, and IP and tool providers
  • Delight your customers by providing high quality results on schedule