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VLSI Design Verification Engineer
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Hewlett-Packard (HP) | Plano, TX
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About HP

HP is the world's largest provider of information technology infrastructure, software, services, and solutions to individuals and organizations of all sizes. Ranked 10 on the Fortune 500 list for 2012, HP brings together a portfolio to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries on six continents. HP invents, engineers, and delivers technology solutions that drive business value, create social value, and improve the lives of our clients.
At HP, we live for the big idea, the next great discovery. "Invent" is more than a word: it's who we are. Our innovations in the key strategic areas of Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, and Security help shape the technology industry. Everything we do, we do to make technology more practical, usable, and valuable to our customers. Are you ready to give your career the boost it deserves?

At Hewlett-Packard, we invent new technologies, change markets, and create business opportunities. Teamwork, initiative, innovation and appropriate risk-taking are emphasized by this highly motivated and successful design team. We help plan and broaden the company strategy and deliver the science and technology that gives HP leadership in the industry. As members of the Silicon Design Lab (SDL), we design the chipsets that power HP's high performance computing systems. SVL has sites in Houston, TX; Plano, TX, and Fort Collins, CO.

Design Verification is an integral part of computer hardware development within SDL. The verification team is responsible for ensuring that new High End Compute Server product designs are free from functional defects prior to fabrication. The team consists of hardware and software engineers with an in-depth knowledge of logic design, computer architecture, systems design, and software development practices; team members have a desire to create leading design verification methodologies.


The job requires a knowledge of computer architecture including, cache coherency, multi-computer design, as well as an understanding of software development practices and methodologies. Under the guidance of a mentor, the candidate will use his/her knowledge of hardware design, computer architecture, and software development to complement the existing team in ensuring that new HP compute products are free from functional defects prior to fabrication.


College graduate with BS, MS or PhD degree in EE, ECE, CE or equivalent

Strong understanding of logic design and computer architecture

S trong programming skills
Strong communication and teamwork skills


The ideal candidate for this position would have the following experience/knowledge:

Leadership experience at university and/or participation in extracurricular activities in student organizations and and/or community service

Prior internship experience

Coursework in C or C in a UNIX environment

Coursework in object oriented design

Introductory understanding of design verification principles and practices

Course work in computer architecture, software engineering, data structures, VLSI design, and fault tolerant computing
Solid understanding of basic EE fundamentals

About Hewlett-Packard (HP)

Hewlett-Packard Company is a provider of products, technologies, software, solutions and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including the public and education sectors. Its offerings span personal computing and other access devices; imaging and printing-related products and services; enterprise information technology infrastructure, including enterprise storage and server technology and software that optimizes business technology investments, and multi-vendor customer services, including technology support and maintenance, consulting and integration and outsourcing services, as well as application services and business process outsourcing. During the fiscal year ended October 31, 2008, its operations were organized into seven business segments: Enterprise Storage and Servers, HP Services, HP Software, the Personal Systems Group, the Imaging and Printing Group, HP Financial Services and Corporate Investments.