Staff SOC Design Engineer (ISP) (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Ottobrunn

About the role
Cruise is looking for an SoC Design Engineer to build the next-generation autonomous vehicle platform. In this role, you will work closely with our SoC architecture and software architects to define features, write module level, and subchips level micron-architecture specification. Your responsibility includes RTL coding, IP integration, synthesis and static timing analysis. You will also work closely with verification engineers to verify the design and involve in silicon validation.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the ground-breaking work of self-driving cars, let’s chat!

What you will be doing

  • Responsible for SoC front-end design
  • Define micro-architecture specifications
  • RTL coding using SystemVerilog and/or Verilog
  • Perform feasibility study on different third party IPs and integrate IPs at SoC level
  • Partner with our Verification team and help define test plan and run tests and debug design
  • Run Lint, CDC, Synthesis and formal verification tools and closely work with backend team on floor plan, constraints definition and timing analysis
  • Support FPGA prototyping
  • Post-silicon system bring-up
  • Participate in design reviews of hardware and related-software systems
Your profile
  • University degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • 10 + Years proven experience in SOC/ASIC front-end design
  • Digital signal processing background
  • Ability to learn quickly, starting with little information and becoming an expert in your domain
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Must have direct experience working on ASIC/system design
  • Track record of first-pass success in ASIC development
  • Experience in writing microarchitecture specification, one or more HDL language (SystemVerilog, Verilog), and one or more scripting language (TCL, Python, Perl, or Shell scripting)
  • Experience with SoC design methodologies that involve running ASIC front-end simulation tool, Synthesis, Lint, CDC and STA design tool
  • Proven understanding in digital design that involves multiple clock domains, clock power management and low power design, tools and methodologies including power intent UPF specifications
  • Knowledge of DDR Interface, MIPI, AXI bus, digital signal processing, ARM CPU and AMBA bus protocols
  • Knowledge of low speed system peripheral bus

Bonus Points! 

  • Experience with automotive and safety critical applications, including ISO 26262
While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our self-driving cars go:

  • Competitive salary including a performance bonus
  • Capital accumulating benefits
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Membership in the Body & Soul gym
  • Free counseling for health and wellbeing
  • Weekly English and German courses during working hours
  • Modern technology and modern-equipped offices
  • Free parking in our garage
  • Subsidized canteen near the office
  • Stay energized with free muesli, fresh fruit, tea and coffee
About us
We're Cruise, a self-driving service designed for the cities we love.

We’re building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

In our cars, you’re free to be yourself. It’s the same here at Cruise. We’re creating a culture that values the experiences and contributions of all of the unique individuals who collectively make up Cruise, so that every employee can do their best work.

Cruise is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, both in our workplace and in our products. 
The Cruise Munich team oversees the end-to-end development of high-resolution radars for Cruise self-driving vehicles, from hardware and software to embedded systems and data products.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, come join us. Even if you might not meet every requirement, we strongly encourage you to apply. You might just be the right candidate for us.

We look forward to hearing from you!
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