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R&amp;D IC Systems Engineer

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Job Description:

You will be a technical expert in Systems Design Engineering for Physical Layer Products. You will join a team of highly competent ASIC designers involved in design, verification, and implementation of advanced signal processing algorithms for the physical layer of high-speed coherent optical data communication networks at speeds of 400 Gbps and higher. The types of algorithms that will be implemented may include: PAM/QAM single/multi-carrier transceivers, single/multi-input adaptive equalizers/cancelers, single/multi-dimensional FEC, digital filters, and interface/integration with analog functions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop the architecture for the Tx and Rx functions of an ASIC for 400 Gbps coherent optical links.
  • Define and document the chip requirements, architecture, communications algorithms, verification, and lab test plans.
  • Work on bring-up, debug, and performance evaluation of ASICs for coherent optical links
  • Support the marketing group and participate in customer meetings.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD with 7+ years, MSEE with 10+ years, BSEE with 12+ years, or equivalent experience
  • Expert knowledge in Coherent Optical Links (chromatic dispersion, polarization mode dispersion, carrier and timing recovery)
  • Expert knowledge in Communication Theory and Digital Signal Processing algorithms
  • Experience implementing DSP algorithms for coherent links using integer arithmetic in hardware. Familiarity with Verilog is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with coherent links.
  • Must have experience in High-Speed Communications Systems design
  • Familiarity with control loops, estimation, and basic statistics.
  • Working knowledge of analog circuit behavior
  • Expertise using Matlab.
  • Knowledge of IEEE and OIF standards is a plus.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Additional Job Description:

Compensation And Benefits

The annual base salary range for this position is $126,000 - $210,000

This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus in accordance with relevant plan documents, and equity in accordance with equity plan documents and equity award agreements.

Broadcom offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package: Medical, dental and vision plans, 401(K) participation including company matching, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), company paid holidays, paid sick leave and vacation time. The company follows all applicable laws for Paid Family Leave and other leaves of absence.

Broadcom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with local law.

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States of America
Company: Broadcom

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