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Silicon Physical Design Engineer Intern, Digital Design & Implementation

Company: Facebook App
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Reality Labs (formerly Facebook Reality Labs) focuses on delivering Meta's vision through Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). The compute performance and power efficiency requirements of Virtual and Augmented Reality require custom silicon. The Silicon team is driving the state of the art forward with breakthrough work in computer vision, machine learning, mixed reality, graphics, displays, sensors, and new ways to map the human body. Our chips will enable AR and VR devices where our real and virtual world will mix and match throughout the day. We believe the only way to achieve our goals is to look at the entire stack, from transistors, through architecture, to firmware and algorithms.

We are seeking an intern to explore semi-custom design implementation and exploration around memory implementation structure and quantify PPA benefits on the design. In this role, youll partner with the architects, designers, methodology and flow team to implement semi custom designs in high efficiency hardware accelerators.

Our internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

* End to end performance and power optimization of custom compute unit * Explore various microarchitecture and implementation ideas through semi custom or ASIC design and analyze Power, Performance and Area trade-offs * Build semi custom digital circuit/design and verify functional and timing correctness using industry proven ASIC methodology * Explore various memory implementation options like register file, latch array , SRAM and perform PPA trade-off analysis

* Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Masters degree in electrical engineering or a related field * Background in Digital Design and VLSI * Understanding of memory hierarchy, implementation option and trade-offs * Understanding of Synthesis, static timing analysis, clock/power distribution and analysis, RC extraction and correlation, place and route, circuit design and analysis is required * Scripting and programming experience using TCL, Python, Skill and Make * Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration * Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

* Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD in electrical engineering or a related field * Knowledge of EDA tools like Design Compiler/Genus, PrimeTime, Redhawk-SC, HSPICE is a plus * Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Facebook App, Sunnyvale , Silicon Physical Design Engineer Intern, Digital Design & Implementation, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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