DFT Architect

, CA, United States

DFT Architect and subject matter expert to design and develop custom DFT (Design-For-Test) microarchitecture. Knowledge in cutting edge experience in DFT architecture and design, utilizing the latest process technologies, is required. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conceptualize and drive the definition of Design-For-Test Microarchitecture • Collaborate with DFT stakeholders – ATPG engineers, SOC and other DFT IP experts • Implementation level specification, microarchitecture design and RTL implementation of custom Design for Test (DFT) solutions. • Collaborate with design verification to validate and ensure production level deployment of features - enabling testability, diagnostics, and high quality. • Collaborate with physical design engineers to achieve high frequency and low power, comprehending challenges of the latest cutting-edge fabrication technologies. • Develop technical strategies for DFT. Demonstrate subject matter expertise. Actively participate in the external DFT community. Required experience: • Breadth and depth of experience in DFT design, methodology and the latest trends in high-performance microprocessor designs. • Evangelize DFT solutions and methodologies, technical leadership and mentoring of senior staff. • Design-for-test microarchitecture, including scan test, memory built-in self-test (MBIST), logic built-in self-test (LBIST), and test access with JTAG and IEEE1500 standard logic. • Comfort with scripting such as Python, Ruby, Perl, Shell or TCL • Problem-solving and debugging skills. • Excellent communication and technical documentation skills.