2020-04-03 Waymo
Hardware Engineer, RTL Design, Compute
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Hardware Engineering is a diverse, innovative, and collaborative group of electrical, mechanical, reliability, software and vehicle engineers. We design, build, and perfect the products which are the eyes and ears of Waymo's self-driving systems, and integrate those products into vehicle platforms. We're seeking curious and talented teammates to keep us moving in the right direction.

In this role, you'll:

  • Work with researchers to determine compute acceleration needs
  • Specify, architect, and design hardware accelerators that process sensor data and other system compute workloads
  • Perform power, area and performance trade-off analyses of digital designs
  • Create and run software that tests digital designs in simulation and bringup
  • Integrate embedded processors and DSPs and develop toolchains

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • BS degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • 3+ years of industry experience with Verilog and SystemVerilog, RTL digital microarchitecture. Additional experience with design verification (DV) is preferred
  • Familiarity with C/C++, functional and/or transactional modeling
  • Experience with High Level Synthesis is a plus
  • Knowledge of computer architecture and on-chip communication buses
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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