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Senior Design-for-Testability Engineer

Company: Amazon Lab126
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The team that built the innovative Silicon IP AZ1 Neural Edge that is powering the latest generation of Echo devices is looking for a Senior DFT Engineer to continue to innovate on behalf of our customers. We are a part of Amazon Lab126 that revolutionized reading with our Kindle family of products and reimagined user experience through Echo and Alexa. We want you to help us build on the success of our first generation of ML accelerator at edge.

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

At Amazon, DFT (Design-for-Testability) is a multi-faceted job that involves architecture definition, logic design, verification, test patterns generation, chip bring-up and more. As a DFT lead, you will impact and see the device through its entire lifecycle, from definition stage to high volume production. You will be working in close collaboration with multiple VLSI engineering groups including design, verification, backend, test, reliability and more.

As part of the chip design group, you will:

  • Lead the development and implementation of DFT architecture
  • Oversee design and verification of DFT logic and components
  • Drive the sign-off on a generation of high-quality test and debug patterns for high coverage on silicon
  • Review sign-off level timing closure using static timing analysis of DFT modes
  • Lead wafer probe testing, ATE testing, silicon bring-up, diagnosis and support for physical failure analysis
  • Take high volume chips to production with high coverage ATE test program
  • BS degree in Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years in semiconductor companies as a DFT lead/manager
  • Chip design experience in Verilog and System Verilog
  • Chip verification experience, UVM methodology
  • Scan insertion tools and methodologies
  • MBIST and BISR, BIHR insertion tools and methodologies
  • EFUSE controllers and related structures
  • Top level DFT architecture definition experience
  • Gate-level simulations
  • Static timing analysis, DFT related timing closure
  • Scripting (Perl/Tcl)
  • Experience in bringing up ATE test programs and taking complex SOC/ASIC top production
  • Experience in leading DFT teams and test engineers in taking chips from design to production
  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Excellent communication skills. Should be able to well communicate and establish relations with internal "customers",
  • Manufacturing, and equipment vendors
  • Energetic, self-motivated
  • Pro-active, oriented on execution
  • Attentive to details and quality
  • Team player, with the ability to work in a rapidly evolving/changing environment
  • Ability to work well with overseas partners

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Keywords: Amazon Lab126, Sunnyvale , Senior Design-for-Testability Engineer, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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