Senior ASIC Design Engineer

  • Company:
    Ciena
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world – picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one – your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

Your Role

  • This is an ASIC design position with the DSP ASIC team. Candidate will be involved in the design of large digital ASICs for fiber transmission systems typically working on a team with other designers and verification engineers.
  • Our team designs and develops the core IP of the Ciena’s industry leading Wavelogic coherent engine Chipsets. Wavelogic ASICs are widely used in Ciena products and they are one of the main contributors to Ciena’s success.
  • Your Responsibilities

  • As a digital ASIC designer you are expected to read and understand the functional specifications and communicate and collaborate with system designers.
  • You are expected be able to work independently, come up with detailed design specification for an IP subcomponent and take it through all stages of design.
  • You are expected to have a good understanding of ASIC timing and to be able to come up with the timing requirements for the IP subcomponent assigned to you
  • You are also expected to work closely with our ASIC verification team in various stages of verification of our IP.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Electrical engineering or computer science degree at the BASc or MASc level
  • Excellent grasp of System Verilog.
  • Extensive design knowledge.
  • Expertise with digital design approaches and debug.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • C++ knowledge considered an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret DSP specification is an asset.
  • Understanding of layout impacts and low power approaches is an asset
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    About Ciena
    Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome. We attract the best and brightest– those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People. 

    Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose. We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world. With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!


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