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Job Code | #240

Vision - Principal SoC Architect


Aliso Viejo, CA and San Jose, CA

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

The Vision business unit of indie Semiconductor, is responsible for creating power-efficient System-on-a-Chip (SoC) ASIC devices for the automotive market targeting interior and exterior sensing systems.

This position entails ownership of the architectural requirements of all SoCs in the Vision BU’s roadmap. The ideal candidate will have extensive complete-lifecycle experience with SoC devices at multiple advanced technology nodes, and in multiple vertical market segments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Translation of (often incompletely specified) customer/product requirements into actionable design specifications

  • Definition and documentation of ASIC architecture and close interaction with the design and verification teams

  • ASIC data plane architecture design to meet/exceed performance targets

  • Identification of design bottlenecks and power hotspots

  • Architectural trade-off analysis for meeting silicon PPA requirements

  • IP evaluation and qualification

  • Liaison with internal and external customers

Job Requirements:

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering (Master’s degree desirable)

  • 15+ years of hands-on experience in SoC architecture and implementation

  • Expert-level understanding of industry standards and bus/interface protocols

  • Knowledge of “Network on Chip” technologies for ASIC data planes

  • Experience with low-power design techniques

  • Familiarity with ARM processors and ecosystem

  • knowledge of image processing pipelines and neural compute engines

  • Familiarity with C/C++/System C/Python/System Verilog

  • Knowledge of functional safety and reliability

  • Outstanding communication skills


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Telephone: 949-608-0854

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