Signal Integrity Engineering Position Available at Sun

Ray Anderson (raymonda@radium)
Tue, 8 Oct 1996 14:15:53 -0700

SUN Microsystems presently has 1 position open for a Signal Integrity
Engineer at our facility in Menlo Park, California. This position will be
filled either by an experienced SI engineer with a proven track record or by
an entry level engineer with pertinent grad or post-grad work.

Senior Level Qualifications:

* The Signal Integrity Group of Sun's VLSI Engineering
Department has an immediate requirement for a signal
integrity engineer who will become an integral part of
our expanding technical staff. The candidate should have
experience in creating SPICE models from both measurements
(frequency domain and time domain) and from EM simulations.

* The sucessful applicant will have experience with high
performance systems utilizing high-speed, fast risetime
clocking.

* We are looking for someone who is at home in the lab utilizing
state of the art equipment as well as one who is experienced in
the theoretical aspects of SI simulation and analysis.

* The engineer who fills this position will have a direct impact
on a multitude of projects within Sun. Multiple project groups
ranging from silicon designers to system designers to network
interface designers call on our groups SI expertise to keep them
on the leading edge.

* Knowledge of EMI/EMC issues as related to SI a plus. Knowledge
of modern clock generation and distribution technologies a plus.
Knowledge of fiber optics issues and optical signal integrity
also a plus.

Entry Level Position:

* The Signal Integrity Group of Sun's VLSI Engineering
Department has an immediate requirement for an entry
level signal integrity engineer who will become an integral
part of our expanding technical staff. The successful candidate
will be a recent graduate with at least a MSEE (preferably
PhD.) with a strong background in electromagnetic theory.
Relevant SI coursework a plus as is previous experience in
industry.

* The candidate will need to have laboratory experience in
making measurements in both the frequency and time domain.
Knowledge of buss topologies and termination techniques a
definite plus. Knowledge of spice, transmission line modeling
tools, and IBIS models a plus.

* The successful candidate will join an expanding SI staff
involved in the development of state-of-the-art world class
workstations and related hardware.

If you would like to explore the possibilities this position presents please
forward your resume to:

Dave Mason, Manager SI Group
2550 Garcia Ave. MS MPK15-103
Mountain View, CA 94043

e-mail: david.mason@sun.com
FAX: (415) 786-6457

Or if you would prefer: call either Dave or one of our SI staff to discuss
the position further.

(415) 786-3287 (Dave Mason)
(415) 786-3272 (Ray Anderson)
(415) 786-3303 (Larry Smith)

-Ray Anderson
Senior Signal Integrity Engineer
VLSI Engineering Dept.
Sun Microsystems