Principal DFT Verification Engineer - 2101473
Marlborough, MA  / Morrisville, NC 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
About Marvell

At Marvell, we believe that infrastructure powers progress. That execution is as essential as innovation. That better collaboration builds better technology. Trusted by the world's leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world's data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers' current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we're ultimately changing the way tomorrow's enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform-for the better.

The data infrastructure that our customers build has never been more critical to our global economy. It's what's keeping the world connected, businesses running, and information flowing. If you're ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy your work, apply now for the position detailed below.

The Opportunity

Marvell's Processor Business Unit designs and verifies SoCs that provide cutting-edge solutions in 5G, network processing, automotive, and AI/ML for our customers. Come and help us define, design, implement and validate Marvell's next-generation SOCs. Apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

In this role as a DFT Verification Engineeryou will develop the functional directed verification for DFT RTL design sub-systems.

  • Write a DFT verification test plan using random techniques and coverage analysis, and work with RTL designers to ensureit is complete.
  • Develop tests and tune the environment to achieve coverage goals.
  • Debug simulation failures and work with designers to resolve issues.
  • Verify boot code.
  • Transform the requirements from the engineering teams into software tools that are both easy to use and scalable within a highly parallel compute environment.
  • Unit and regression testing of software tools.
  • Lead DFT DV effort on large multi-core design where significant DFT logic is included in the RTL
  • Develop SV/UVM test cases
  • Interact with DFT team engineers to understand test structures
  • Interact with RTL designers to address integration issues
  • Drive test case regression and metrics reporting in preparation for tapeout



  • Extremely strong programming skills including object-oriented design and implementation. Proficient using C++, Verilog, and ARM assembly
  • -Experience with System Verilog.
  • -Familiarity with UVM operation.
  • -Experience with writing a detailed test plan and building a sophisticated directed and random-verification tests.
  • Experience with scripting language such as Python or Perl and EDA Verification tools.
  • Good understanding of Linux OS.
  • -BS Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science with 10+ years of verification with firmware and software development.
  • Other Skills:
  • Diligent, detail-oriented, and willing to take initiative and handle assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Requires the ability to accept and work with differing opinions.
  • -Must be able to learn on the fly and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ideal Candidate:
  • Engineer with DFT experience including scan insertion, JTAG design, memory BIST
  • This engineer transitioned into DV or came from DV


The Perks

With competitive compensation and great benefits, you will enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We'll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us. For additional information on what it's like to work at Marvell, visit our page.

Your Future

Marvell provides a work environment that promotes employee growth and development. We are searching for an individual who wants to grow with the company and will strive to improve performance. If you are driven, personable, and energetic, there will be additional opportunities for you here at Marvell.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at or 408-222-3604.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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