CPU Core Modeling and Performance Expert

  • full time
  • 6+ years

Job Description:

For a hi-tech firm developing products in the field of communication, with offices in the Haifa and the Sharon areas

To interact with architects and software teams to evaluate the micro-architecture of core units including a multi-core scheduler, memory hierarchy and various interconnects, as well as help define performance verification and validation strategies at different levels for the processor core and carry out the related work to ensure meeting performance targets


Haifa area, Sharon area



Job Qualifications:

M.Sc. / Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering / Computer Science

At least 8 years experience modeling hardware

Good understanding of computer system architecture, memory systems or cache coherency - a must

Good understanding of different instruction set architectures (general processors, DSP, GPU) - a must

Able to take micro-architectural concepts to cycle-accurate models - a must

Experience with C++ programming and familiarity with generic programming techniques (e.g., templates) - a must

Familiar with common simulation techniques (e.g.. simple functional simulation, simple time management, etc.). - a must

Familiarity with the ARM architecture and the micro-architecture for current ARM CPU cores

Experience with SystemC and QEMU - a significant advantage

Knowledge of system-level development tools from 3rd party EDA vendors including Carbon, Mentor, Synopsys, etc.

Experience with the design/verification of one or more of the following:
- Multi-core/multi-thread system and scheduling
- Multi-level cache hierarchy
- Memory management unit
- Interrupts and exception handling

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Able to collaborate and communicate well with the architecture team and other developers

Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter, who works well independently, as well as in a team environment - a must

Able to travel to the US, Beijing and ShenZhen sites if required

Good presentation and internal customer interaction skills

Company Occupation:

High Tech, Networking/datacom/telecom

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