Cisco Senior Signal Integrity Engineer in Shanghai, China

Senior Signal Integrity Engineer

  • Location: Shanghai, China

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Hardware

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Networking

  • Job Id 1234684

Who You'll Work With

The Data Center Networking Group is developing the Nexus 9000 line of data center and cloud switches that feature application awareness to make the network infrastructure flexible and agile for dynamic response to application needs and virtual machine workload mobility.

What You'll Do

As an experienced Signal Integrity Engineer at Cisco System, you would be responsible for analyzing and optimizing solid state drives (SSDs) and memory modules. You would be responsible for performing SI/PI analysis on high speed interfaces such as 40/100G ser-des, PCIe, SATA, SAS, DDD3/4, ONFI 3.0/4.0, LPDDDR2/3/4. You will guide layout and part placement on SSDs and memory modules to provide optimum routing solutions with good electical performance that meet System Integration requirements.

You will be responsible for representing the SI R&D team and integrating with package design, silicon design, product engineering, and marketing departments to ensure overall product performance. You will also be expected to contribute to future standards development efforts through system and product electrical capability exploration. Additional responsibilities include external customer support and group methodology development.

Who You Are

Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • BSEE w/ 5 years’ relevant industry experience (or equivalent degrees) or MSEE w/2 years of experience.

  • Required courses covering electromagnetic, transmission line and RF theory, analog design or similar fields of study or experience.

  • Required experience and working knowledge of 3D E.M. field solvers, time and frequency domain simulation tools like HFSS, HSPICE, ADS, etc.

  • Required experience and working knowledge of PCB board level simulation tools like Cadence Allegro Sigrity, SiSoft QuantumSI, etc.

  • Solid understanding of electromagnetic and transmission line theory, general I/O design, signal integrity, differential and single ended interface technologies.

  • Experience in high speed package/board signal integrity design and analysis, PI/SI test methodology development, frequency & time domain methods, as well as lab correlation/validations.

  • Hands on lab experience on high-speed interface validations including chip to chip, chip to module, backplane or cable interfaces, such as XFI, KR, SFP+/QSFP+ and 100G QSFP28 etc.

  • Experienced and knowledgeable of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout or electrical package design techniques.

  • Familiarity with high speed interfaces such as PCIe, SATA, SAS, DDR3/4, LPDDR2/3/4 and ONFI standards.

  • Familiarity with HVM corner cases and statistical analysis and equivalent tools (example: JMP) is also beneficial

  • Familiarity and fundamental understanding of lab measurement equipment: Oscilloscopes, TDR, Vector Network Analyzer (VNA), etc.

  • Self-motivated - candidate should enjoy leading and taking ownership of assigned projects, exhibit good written and verbal communication skills, and can work well in a diverse team environment.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.