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IBM Analog Verification Engineer in Austin, Texas


As a Hardware Developer at IBM, you'll get to work on the systems that are driving the quantum revolution and the AI era. Join an elite team of engineering professionals who enable IBM customers to make better decisions quicker on the most trusted hardware platform in today's market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The High Speed IO design team delivers both proprietary and industry standard interfaces for IBM's POWER systems' and Z Mainframe's processors. With a current data rate up to 32Gbps and rising, verifying the functionality of the digital and analog components in an efficient manner is necessary.

Job Duties:

A verification engineer should be able to:

  • create test plans and testbenches to verify both logic and microcode provided by logic designers.

  • They should communicate with the logic designer to create and review a test plan document, and then implement a testcase from the document. Testcases are written in either cycle sim or event sim, depending on the application.

  • Simulations should be randomized appropriately and executed in large numbers through batch submissions. Coverage should be collected and analyzed with the logic designer.

  • Some amount of logic debug ability is expected.


High-speed IO or Analog Mixed Signal Verification experience preferred, Testbench design, Automated testcase design (Fusion/C++), Sim coverage collection and analysis, Batch submission and queue management, Randomization management, General communication skills (written and on the phone)


SystemVerilog, UVM, C/C++, Git, VHDL, Linux OS, KornShell & BASH scripting, NCSim, MESA / Fusion, HDWB, AWAN, Mantis, PSL / Bugspray, Geyzer (simulation), Figtree

About the Team:

The team in Austin, TX consists of analog circuit designers, logic designers, and verification engineers. We work with a global team to deliver IBM's proprietary high speed interfaces for its server processors.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering

  • Understanding of Analog circuits

  • Familiar with Verilog/Vhdl, C/C+Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Familiarity with IO SERDES design, Mixed Signal Analysis, and design verification

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*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

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