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Design Engineer (SOC)

Job Title: Design Engineer (SOC)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AT -SDE_1527673826
Contact Name: Adam Thompson
Contact Email: Adam.Thompson@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

SOC Design Engineer

My client are a leading multi-national ICT Solutions Provider. Their products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

They are building a world class security capability in Bristol, working with teams and partners internationally to drive the Security Architecture for their Consumer devices. The SOC Design Engineer would be part of the team that will define and prove the robustness and security capability of the next generation of Set Top Boxes, Digital Televisions, IP Cameras and so on. With the growth of IoT, the Bristol based security group will also be key in solving the critical issues around secure upgrade, privacy and trust of this emerging technology.

Competitive salary on offer, as well as benefits that include:

  • PMI
  • Pension 6% (employee contribution 3%)
  • Life assurance 4x salary
  • 25 days+8 holiday

Responsibilities

  • Implementation of robust security IPs for integration on a variety of Consumer devices
  • Integration or design of Third party security IPs on a variety of Consumer devices
  • Hardware test verification for different CAS/DRM use cases.

Requirements

Mandatory

  • 4+ years' experience in security ASIC block design
  • Experience in ASIC RTL level coding/verification (Verilog/System Verilog/UVM)
  • Experience of System C modelling
  • Experience with Test bench, Simulation, Formal Verification etc.
  • Experience with Synthesis and Timing Analysis
  • Experience with using scripting languages (makefiles/perl/python)
  • Knowledge of Cadence and Synopsys EDA tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Advantageous

  • Knowledge of security blocks e.g. Security Processor, Cipher, Key ladder, RSA, Hash, Descrambler, TRNG, ARM Trustzone etc.
  • Exposure to latest or emerging global CA subsystem requirements.
  • Exposure to Protection of Assets e.g. Device Secrets, Content; General Attack vectors e.g. Extraction, Modification and Rollback of assets, Side Channel Attacks, DPA attacks, Device re-purposing and cloning, Fault Injection etc.
  • Exposure to External lab certification procedures.
  • Knowledge of RISC based CPU architecture and design, especially RISC-V
  • Knowledge of spoken and/or written Mandarin.

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