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RTL Digital Design Engineer

Alif Semiconductor

Alif Semiconductor

Oulu, Finland
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions are created. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to be involved in a fast-paced environment with cutting-edge technology.
Responsible for creating turn-key solutions to support cutting-edge IoT device. This is a unique opportunity to define a groundbreaking new system with few legacy constraints.


  • Arm MCU subsystem architecture (including AMBA/NoC interconnect, debug and trace)
  • Familiarity with embedded firmware/debuggers
  • SoC clock, reset, low power architecture and design
  • Various System Peripherals (I2C/UART/SPI/USB/SDC/ETH etc.)
  • ASIC design flow (RTL design/verification/emulation, quality checks/implementation (Lint/CDC/Synth/STA/DFT))
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience implementing embedded functions in ASIC and/or FPGA
  • Experience with modern ASIC/ FPGA design, verification and timing closure tools
  • Hands-on experience with Architecture, RTL coding, Optimization for PPA (power, performance & area), simulation, and validation
  • Proficient in Verilog/SV/Perl/Python
  • Good analytical, problem solving and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with embedded CPUs (preferably, Arm Cortex), AMBA bus protocols (AXI/AHB/APB), debuggers.
  • Proven track record of successfully fielding and supporting FPGA and ASIC products (including Silicon bring-up).
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