Sr. Staff Engineer, Design
Santa Clara, CA 
Posted 13 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 is a leading provider of innovative storage technologies, including ultra-fast read channels, high-performance processors, leading edge transceivers, highly efficient analog designs, and powerful cryptographic engines. These solutions address all segments of the hard disk drive (HDD) and solid-state drive (SSD) electronics markets. Many of the same technologies have been utilized in Marvell storage system solutions products, powering PCs, servers, cloud, and enterprise systems.

Job Responsibilities:

This position in particular is focusing onflash controllerIP. The challenge of this position asSr. StaffEngineeris to have deep understanding ofNAND protocol and ourflash controllerIP architecture. Then you will need to join discussion session of architecturedefinition and come up with micro-architecture based on that. Besides, you will also need to work on RTL implementation, debugging with verification engineers, writing design spec, and performance silicon issue trouble shooting etc..
o Develop next generation SSD controller utilizing advanced digital technologies.

  • RTL coding for key IPs in SSD controller.
  • Provide design documentation, description and information to internal and external customers.
  • Synthesis and timing closure.
  • Perform Lint, CDC and LEC.
  • Perform power and performance analysis for various types of IPs.
  • Perform functional verification of design on block and system level.


Our team is building key IPs in SSD controller, like NVMe IP and flash controller IP. These IPs decide the functions and performance of SSD controller. Due to broad range of market targets, this team is required to make design flexible to support requirement from different market segments in a short period of time. This position will expose to this design technique and as well all algorithms like interface with host and NAND and advanced LDPC error correcting technology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MSEE with5-8 years of experience in digital design with knowledge
  • Hands-on experience on RTL coding and synthesis/timing closure
  • Hands-on experience on writing design documents.
  • Familiarity of ASIC design flow

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Programming Skills in Scripting/programming language like PERL/Python & TCL, in a Unix type environment, with good problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of SSD controller architecture is a big plus.
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 Experience
5 to 8 years
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