Principal Engineer IP Quality Assurance (GF Malaysia)

Posted 12 November 2022
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Introduction to GlobalFoundries

GlobalFoundries (GF) is one of the world’s leading semiconductor foundries and the only one with a truly global footprint spanning three continents. We manufacture complex, feature-rich integrated circuits that enable billions of electronic devices. At GF, we make things that matter — from the solutions that enable the way we live today, to the technologies that drive what’s possible for tomorrow. Join us in changing the industry that is changing the world. For more information, visit

Why This Role

The role is based in Penang, Malaysia.As the ideal candidate, you will qualify incoming vendor IP kits (IO, standard cell, memory, AMS IP, etc) to provide quality Library/IP to customers. To follow up with IP vendor to resolve issues reported at QA in a proactive manner.

What You Will Do

Digital Specific:

  • Develop & maintain Exhaustive QA procedures for Library/IP Qualification with Customers as end users. Goal of IP Quality Team is to provide Bug Free Library/IP to customers.

  • Manage Verilog RTL coding & synthesis

  • Develop flow to configure, integrate & validate multiple types of IPs in system level

  • Validate IP testability as per the specification.

  • Qualify & maintain IPs and keep its QA Records

  • Work closely with the IP Vendor & Internal design Team to identify the Design kit issues

Analog Specific:

  • Develop & maintain Exhaustive QA procedures for Library/IP Qualification with Customers as end users. Goal of IP Quality Team is to provide Bug Free Library/IP to customers.

  • Qualify and maintain AMS/PHY, other complex IP and keep its QA Records.

  • Work closely with the IP Vendor & Internal design Team to identify the Design kit issues

  • Support for IP silicon validation and debugging failures

  • Support additional requests from Field / Customer Support on IPs failing on Customer side or if such information is needed to address the customer needs.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor/master's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering or equivalent

  • Minimum 8 years working experience in IC design field

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Well organized and work well within a team environment

  • Good work ethics.

  • Positive attitude.

For Digital Specific

  • Proficient in system verilog/verilog language and simulation verification experience

  • Knowledge of verification methodology development for complex circuits

  • Knowledge of DFT/scan insertion/atpg/functional test vector is a must

  • Hands on experience in industry standard CAD tools

For Analog Specific

  • Experience in PHY co-sim (RTL+spice Sim) by providing Verilog test bench and helping debug in Cadence co-sim environment for validating the third party IP.

  • Exposure  in PHY digital portion using standard CMOS ASIC flow

  • Knowledge in designing digital circuits for PHY protocols.

  • Knowledge in Tetramax models and ATPG coverage

  • Knowledge in RF Design is a plus

  • Work on silicon debugging with the test engineering team in the lab

  • Knowledge of  PHY (MIPI D-PHY, HDMI PHY, SATA 3.0 PHY, PCIe 2.0 PHY, USB3.0 PHY, MIPI M-PHY, LVDS, DP PHY) architecture and SoC integration

GlobalFoundries is an equal opportunity employer, cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe having a multicultural workplace enhances productivity, efficiency and innovation whilst our employees feel truly respected, valued and heard.

As an affirmative employer, all qualified applicants are considered for employment regardless of age, ethnicity, marital status, citizenship, race, religion, political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation and medical and/or physical abilities.

All offers of employment with GlobalFoundries are conditioned upon the successful completion of background checks, medical screenings as applicable and subject to the respective local laws and regulations.

To ensure that we maintain a safe and healthy workplace for our GlobalFoundries employees, please note that offered candidates who have applied for jobs in Malaysia will have to be fully vaccinated prior to their targeted start date. For new hires, the appointment is contingent upon the provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation.

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