Staff Application Engineer
Santa Clara, CA 
Posted 12 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

Central Engineering Validation Application Engineer team.

Job Responsibilities:

Engineer, Applications: Responsible for bring up, debug and characterize silicon level Marvell's internal IPs such as High-Speed SerDes, USB, PLL/DLL, ADC, etc. in various Marvell products. Evaluate and debug new features in PHY, develop driver firmware, collect performance data, and resolve application/production issues including SAS and PCIe products. Support internal SoC, FAE and ATE team on testing and system level debugging. Provide direct technical support to top tier customers and work with them to review designs, discuss questions and help tune performance to meet system requirement. Work includes but not limited to develop and execute bench level validation test plans, develop script to automate testing, generate appropriate test report and write application notes. Provide technical support to customers. Act as a primary technical interface between the company and customers. Qualify design activity at the customer engineering level and participate in the definition of new products and the identification of niche areas that present new opportunities for Marvell. Make new product recommendations to Design/Marketing teams at Marvell.


Minimum Requirements:

Education: Masters degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related technical field.

Experience:Three years in the position or related occupation.

Special Requirements

Must have the following skill set (as evidenced through experience or graduate-level coursework):

Knowledge and experience in Analog integrated circuit, package/substrate and PLL/DLL/CDR/ADC/DAC architecture and design;

Knowledge and experience in high-speed I/O design architecture and testing of electrical interface protocols including PCI-e and backplane;

Knowledgeable in writing simple and clear technical reports;

Knowledge and experience with pre-silicon design/verification tools including HSpice, Cadence, and CAD tool;

Familiar with Python programming.

Experienced with post-silicon testing for high-speed SerDes products including product testing with loopback, BIST, BURN-IN, ESD, and ATE testing; and

Experienced using oscilloscope, power generator, spectrum analyzer, and network analyzer lab equipment.

Must pass company technical review confirming meeting the above requirements.


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.

At Marvell, we are doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. As part of our efforts to address the Covid pandemic and future epidemics, you may be required at any time by our policies or applicable laws to provide proof of applicable vaccination or to present negative test results.

This role is eligible for our hybrid work model in which you will be able to split time between working from home and on-site in a Marvell office.

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
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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