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Broadcom Corporation - Kanata,Ontario
Broadcom Corporation is a major technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything(R).
Broadcom is one of the world's largest fabless semiconductor companies, with 2008 revenue of $4.66 billion, and holds over 3,100 U.S. and over 1,400 foreign patents, more than 7,600 additional pending patent applications, and one of the broadest intellectual property portfolios addressing both wired and wireless transmission of voice, video, data and multimedia.
Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.
The Broadcom Ottawa office is involved with various software and verification efforts within Broadcom’s Broadband Communications group. The successful candidate will be working in a team designing software to perform ASIC block verification testing for Broadcom’s industry leading broadband chips both pre and post silicon tape-out.
Under the direction of senior engineering staff, the candidate will be responsible for ASIC block verification test bench design and testing within agreed upon time restrictions, complete with accompanying documentation. The candidate will be required to learn the details of the ASIC operation as well as learn, and contribute to the development of, ASIC block verification methodology.
The student will work within a lab development and debug environment, gaining experience with ASIC verification development in a Linux environment, as well as becoming familiar with the tools, equipment, and technology associated with the Broadband industry.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Primary skill sets for this position include a high level competency in both high and low level programming languages and knowledge of digital ASIC design.
Additional assets include knowledge of networking protocols, the ability to work within and contribute to a team design approach, a desire to work in a fast paced lab environment, and a willingness to learn new technologies and skills.