IBM IBM Power - Development Engineer - Austin, TX in AUSTIN, Texas

Job Description

IBM has announced the OpenPOWER Consortium, partnering IBM Power with other IT companies to leverage architectures unique to POWER to deliver increased value to customers. In addition, POWER and System Z are aggressively shifting focus to Cloud computing and can leverage software acquisitions in this emerging space positioning IBM the rising competitor in Cloud.

To further enable this effort, IBM Systems Division has openings for development engineers to support our hardware and semiconductor products. We develop industry-leading hardware for IBM Systems, storage, and related products, including OpenPOWER and System Z enterprise systems. Development engineers participate in various aspects of the development and test process, such as…

  • Circuit or logic design

  • Verification

  • Post-silicon validation

  • Synthesis

  • Physical design and layout

  • Simulation

  • Performance modeling

  • Chip integration

  • Design methodology

  • Power optimization

  • Architecture

  • Mechanical design and technology integration

  • Thermal and acoustic testing

Ideal candidates will possess demonstrated programming design, test, and communication skills. Team-based experience in Digital Signal Processing (DSP), circuit/logic design, power systems, verification, analysis and/or testing is a plus. Candidates with at least three to six months of team-based work experience with hardware products are preferred but NOT required. IBM POWER dominates the UNIX market and now has its sights set on accomplishing the same in Linux.

System Z dominates the mainframe market and is growing with Linux offerings and delivering near 0 downtime enterprise computing to emerging countries. The Watson supercomputer is built exclusively on POWER processors. This new ecosystem allows POWER to play an exciting role across many industries including healthcare, transportation, and business analytics; as new customers from different industries continue to engage Watson to tackle their toughest problems. We are designing next generation microprocessors as integral solutions to these important challenges for both POWER Systems and System Z. We are looking for top talent. Join us.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10 years in Hardware Design

  • Strong communication skills

  • Passion to pursue career path in hardware development

  • Currently enrolled in OR pursuit of PhD program in a technical doctrine

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Basic knowledge in Electrical Engineering

  • Basic knowledge in Computer Engineering

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.