Microsoft is a leader in design of world-class devices. Come
join the dynamic Microsoft Silicon team.
The team that is responsible for Azure networking and XBOX
silicon and is changing the world through innovation.
We are a growing team of experienced silicon developers, working
in a startup environment.
BS/MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
7+ years of experience in Silicon architecture or design
7+ years' experience proven track record of successful design of
IPs and SoCs.
Demonstrated ability to develop detailed architecture,
performance, power and cost estimates from higher level feature,
function and performance requirements.
Familiar with methods for partitioning a solution across
hardware and software, analog and digital or other
multi-disciplinary boundaries in a system solution.
Excellent communication skills. Ability to read and write
detailed architectural specs.
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
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.
We are looking for a world-class Senior SOC Silicon Architect to
join our team either in Silicon Valley or Redmond, Washington.
The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter who
will thrive in this highly technical environment.
Your job responsibilities as a Senior SOC Silicon Architect will
be providing technical leadership through all phases of silicon
ASIC development, but primarily focused on early specification &
Work with system and software architects to define technical
Requirements & Architecture Specifications for chip
Work with the design team & program management to develop
costing estimates, power/area targets, resource plans and schedules
for the technical implementation.
Drive evaluation and provide recommendations for technology, IP,
and vendor selection.
Support design and verification in pre and post silicon to
ensure features meet the architectural requirements.
Knowledgeable with storage, networking, or hardware protocols
e.g., DDR, PCIe, I2C, SPI, USB buses, or NVMe.
Experience with ARM CPU Cores and IP (Coherent Mesh, GIC, SMMU,
etc.) selection, configuration, and integration.
Familiarity with interconnects, coherency, virtual memory,