Digital SoC Design Engineer - UK

MicroTECH Recruitment Ltd
Bristol, Avon
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a Global Telecoms company who are looking for 3x SoC Design Engineers to be part of the team that will define and prove the robustness and security capability of the next generation of Set Top Boxes, Digital Televisions, IP Cameras and so on. With the growth of IoT, the Bristol based security group will also be key in solving the critical issues around secure upgrade, privacy and trust of this emerging technology


  • Implementation of robust security IPs for integration on a variety of Consumer devices

  • Integration or design of Third party security IPs on a variety of Consumer devices

  • Hardware test verification for different CAS/DRM use cases.


  • 7+ years' experience in security ASIC block design

  • Experience in ASIC RTL level coding/verification (Verilog/System Verilog/UVM)

  • Experience of System C modelling

  • Experience with Test bench, Simulation, Formal Verification etc.

  • Experience with Synthesis and Timing Analysis

  • Experience with using scripting languages (makefiles/Perl/python)

  • Knowledge of Cadence and Synopsys EDA tools

  • Knowledge of security blocks e.g. Security Processor, Cipher, Key ladder, RSA, Hash, Descrambler, TRNG, ARM Trustzone etc.

  • Exposure to latest or emerging global CA subsystem requirements.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Exposure to Protection of Assets E.g. Device Secrets, Content; General Attack vectors e.g. Extraction, Modification and Rollback of assets, Side Channel Attacks, DPA attacks, Device re-purposing and cloning, Fault Injection etc.

  • Exposure to External lab certification procedures.

  • Knowledge of spoken and/or written Mandarin.