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Digital Architecture & Design Hardware Engineer, Google Research

Minimum qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related experience with 4 years of industry experience applying computer architecture principles to solve open ended problems.

+ Experience in logic design, functional simulation and hardware synthesis.

+ Experience of high-performance and low-power design techniques.

+ Experience with lab equipment including digital multimeter, signal generator, oscilloscope, power supply, logic analyzer, etc.

Preferred qualifications:

+ Vertical expertise in microprocessor / accelerator ASIC/FPGA from feature definition to realization.

+ Experience in computer architecture, memory hierarchies, interconnect and machine learning.

+ Experience applying engineering best practices in design, code review, testing and validation.

+ Experience of high performance, low power design techniques and performance modeling.

+ Knowledge of verification / validation process. Hands-on experience developing the cycle accurate model for co-simulation and run performance tests to concept proof the design.

+ Proficiency in a procedural programming language (eg. C++, Python).

Our computational challenges are so big, complex and unique we can't just purchase off-the-shelf hardware, we've got to make it ourselves. Your team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google's services. As a Hardware Engineer, you design and build the systems that are the heart of the world's largest and most powerful computing infrastructure. You develop from the lowest levels of circuit design to large system design and see those systems all the way through to high volume manufacturing. Your work has the potential to shape the machinery that goes into our cutting-edge data centers affecting millions of Google users.

With your technical expertise, you lead projects in multiple areas of expertise (i.e., engineering domains or systems) within a data center facility, including construction and equipment installation/troubleshooting/debugging with vendors.

Our vision for security, privacy and efficiency around ambient intelligence are presented with a unique set of challenges that cannot be met with off-the-shelf hardware. We've got to invest to realize this vision strategically both internally and externally through ecosystem partners. Our team is a part of Google Research focused on fundamental technological explorations that enables secure, private and efficient ambient sensing through innovative and challenging ways. As a key member of the team, you will participate in architectural design both at a system and sub component level collaborating with cross functional and organizational teams. We are looking for an experienced architect/engineer who is versatile, passionate and ready to take on new challenges and push the limits of technologies for coming years in a start-up like environment.

Google Research is building the next generation of intelligent systems for all Google products. To achieve this, we’re working on projects that utilize the latest computer science techniques developed by skilled software engineers and research scientists. Google Research teams collaborate closely with other teams across Google, maintaining the flexibility and versatility required to adapt new projects and foci that meet the demands of the world's fast-paced business needs.

+ Conduct architectural explorations/definition, rapid prototype/simulation to validate concepts and/or ideas.

+ Design, implement, and document one or more blocks in FPGA/ASIC, including functionality and timing.

+ Work closely with software teams on functionality, interfaces, and documentation.

+ Contribute to design methodology and code review.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy ( and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form ( .

Digital Architecture & Design Hardware Engineer, Google Research

Full time
Mountain View, CA

Published on 04/09/2021

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