Staff Engineers Job Description

Staff Engineers Job Description

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Staff engineers provides methodologies for test automation flow integration with design planning, RTL analysis, logic synthesis, physical design and sign-off verification tools (static timing, simulation, formal verification).

Staff Engineers Duties & Responsibilities

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Capable of Running timing simulations - spectra/ads are preferred
Analysis of aided inertial navigation systems (Fidelities, Tactical Grade Embedded GPS/ INS, Radar Tracking/ MEMS, and Precision Landing Systems such as JPALS)
Perform sensor trade studies, implementation of INS aiding, and alignment methods, hardware characterization and testing, and development of navigation algorithms and software
Analyze navigation systems performance in simulation, laboratory and flight testing, and van and fight tests
Salary, stock & performance related bonus
Employee stock purchase scheme
Matching pension scheme
Relocation & immigration support
Life, Medical, Income & Travel Insurance
Bicycle purchase scheme

Staff Engineers Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Staff Engineers

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: RTCA, SAE, AWM, TCCA, ARP4761, ARP4754, DO-254, DO-178, DO-160, CISSP

Education for Staff Engineers

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the staff engineers job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Technical, Engineering, Computer, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Education, Computer Information Systems, Science

Skills for Staff Engineers

Desired skills for staff engineers include:

Navigation and tactical grade Inertial Measurement Units and Inertial Navigation systems
Shell
Assertion based and formal verification techniques with System Verilog
Pseudo and constrained random techniques
Coverage analysis transaction level modeling
Test-plan generation
ASIC design flow and DV methodologies
Computer architecture
Web applications and RESTful APIs and the related testing platforms
Experience with oscilloscopes are expected

Desired experience for staff engineers includes:

10 yr experiences in either of following areas
Prefer to have PHY design lead experience - Analog or digital circuit design
Requires degree (BS, Masters, ) and work related experience
Experience developing or modifying MATLAB’s, SIMULINK, and C
Experience using GPS as a navigation aiding source and stand alone
Experience with developing of modeling and simulation tools, Covariance Analysis and Monte Carlo simulation

Staff Engineers Examples

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Staff Engineers Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a staff engineers. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff engineers
  • Free fruit every Monday & Wednesday
  • Active social event calendar, including summer BBQ
  • Employee run clubs, including, running, football, chess, badminton + many more
  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus
  • Relocation and immigration support
  • Life, Medical, Income and Travel Insurance
  • Free fruit every Monday and Wednesday
  • Active social event calendar
  • Uses tools/applications (i.e., Cadence, RTL Compiler, ) to execute advanced architecture and design of multiple complex blocks and makes suggestions for design protocol
  • Develops an implementation strategy that meets system requirements and customer needs for team
Qualifications for staff engineers
  • 6 years experience as Hardware Engineer, Design Engineer, Staff Engineer, Research Assistant, Trainee or related occupation
  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field plus 8 years progressive experience in position or related
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • A master's degree or higher, or equivalent experience, in a relevant scientific or engineering field, such as geoscience, material science and engineering, civil engineering, systems engineering, environmental engineering, nuclear engineering, geological engineering, or other similar or related fields
  • A solid understanding of topics or disciplines underlying or related to the management or geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in areas as noted in the above qualifications
  • Superior communication, synthesis, and writing skills, including the ability to accurately summarize Board deliberations and prepare draft reports based on those deliberations in a timely manner
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a staff engineers. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for staff engineers
  • Owns the design and verification strategies of ASICs, SoC, and IP cores, reviews the strategies of more junior team members and develops strategies for multiple blocks or IC Packages
  • Reviews complex tests from more junior team members and completes own tests to ensure that bugs are fully understood and analyzed
  • Runs advanced power checks on multiple blocks to ensure design specifications are met
  • Interprets the results of highly complex performance checks and reports them to team lead
  • Stays up to date on technical literature and technological advances and suggests areas for innovation
  • Writes, reviews, and edits own technical document in accordance with template and reviews and provides feedback on more junior engineers' documentation
  • Maintains regular communication with key team members to ensure continued alignment between team deliverables and product execution plan
  • Writes technical documentation and provides technical expertise for design or project reviews and project meetings to ensure team's best interest is represented
  • Acts as a tech lead on small to large projects and owns team deliverables of the project
  • Continually evaluates process used in team to facilitate effective work-flow for possible improvement
Qualifications for staff engineers
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, including Board members and staff, and to assist with reviews being performed by other staff members
  • The necessary skills to organize teams, manage meetings, and supervise the production of reports and other documents
  • 5+ years of proven experience on various technology and products related to Identity & Access Management (IAM)
  • Must have understanding of Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) concepts and industry standards
  • Extensive experience of Sailpoint or any other IGA product or cloud services is required
  • Working experience of Directory (AD, LDAP), database (SQL), database (No-SQL) is preferred
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of staff engineers. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for staff engineers
  • Owns development and delivery of robust technology process modules through test chip and product data analysis
  • Owns data mining and analysis of test chip and produce test data to resolve issues during technology development and ramp
  • Leading the day-to-day activities of the System Test in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Design and maintain test strategies for comprehensive, customer-focused end to end testing
  • Build maintainable, high quality and effective automated tests on top of various automation tools and frameworks, to execute complex tests on a distributed system
  • Review and triage test failures and verify fixes
  • Work with team to analyze code coverage using industry standard tools
  • Be an active participant in planning and designing product features with the ability to view the application from a customer perspective
  • Provide strong testing, debugging and documentation skills, be self-motivated and proactively manage time and tasks
  • Analyzing quality data, identifying areas of improvement and implementing solutions
Qualifications for staff engineers
  • Microsoft Azure AD and Google cloud experience is a plus
  • Ability to adapt new technology and concepts including conducting the proof of concept (POC)
  • Experience installing and configuring vendor products and applications for a large company
  • Development experience to enhance the products and integration is a plus, Phyton, Java, Powershell, REST (JSON)
  • Work alongside other engineers, architects & managers to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices
  • Experience in design, testing and verification in hardware and software on SoCs and SoC Methodologies for verifying complex units on SoC using industry standard tools and technologies
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of staff engineers. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for staff engineers
  • ASIC design experience including architecture, RTL design in Verilog/VHDL, low power design techniques, UPF
  • Experience with DC, LINT, PTSI, and CDC
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary, global team focused on advanced, high volume applications
  • 2+ years hardware design, embedded system, cybersecurity or related work experience
  • Experience with hardware penetration testing, embedded system cybersecurity, evaluating security threats, vulnerabilities and propose countermeasures
  • ASIC design experience including architecture and RTL design
Qualifications for staff engineers
  • Proficient in developing unit and SoC level test benches using VMM/OVM/UVM
  • Constrained random functional verification environment in System Verilog
  • Experience in Gate Level Simulation (GLS) verification flow for SoC verification
  • Experience of pre and post-silicon verification testflow and automated test benches
  • Building and leading verification teams is a plus
  • RTL design and front end design flow experience
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of staff engineers. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff engineers
  • Experience in Digital design is a must with understanding of complete end to end from Specification to Tapeout
  • Experience working with Architecture teams and defining, writing product specifications and microarchitectural documents a must
  • Reviewing design and working with validation and verification teams to meet Pre silicon quality standards
  • Masters/ Bachelors in EE/EC/CS
  • Working independently with little supervision
  • Making decisions that are moderate in impact
Qualifications for staff engineers
  • Good understanding of cryptographic algorithms (SHA, AES, DES), their implementation and use models within high level protocols
  • Familiarity with signal processing, data-analytics and machine-learning
  • Familiarity with government standards and certification process
  • Must have understanding of Privilege Access Management (PAM) concepts and industry standards such as secret management, enterprise vault, credential theft and lateral movement
  • Must have understanding of Authentication (MFA), SSO, Federated Authentication (SAML, OIDC, OAuth) concepts and industry standards
  • Masters/ Bachelors in EE/EC/CS with 15-20 years of experience in RTL Design

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