Senior Principal SoC Architect - 2101760
Marlborough, MA  / Austin, TX  / Santa Clara, CA  / Morrisville, NC  / Burlington, VT  / Boise, ID ...View All
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Posted 21 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

This team is responsible for the overall SoC architecture of OCTEON DPUs for 5G, cloud, carrier, and enterprise datacenter applications, and for Customer Specific ASICs for datacenter servers and automotive compute applications.

Job Responsibilities:

Marvell's Processor Business Group (PBG) is looking for an experienced, talented architect to join our architecture team.

As an SoC architect, you'll be responsible for:

  • Engaging with customers, engineering, and marketing to lead chip architecture of innovative and complex processor-based SoCs

  • Architecting new blocks and capabilities

  • Overseeing and coordinating IP evaluation, IP block microarchitecture, pinouts, cost estimates, and power estimates

  • Helping develop the team and mentoring other architects/engineers

  • Overseeing the creation of documentation



Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 10+ years of related professional experience in system architecture development and related fields

Demonstrated expertise in SoC architecture, e.g., interconnects, I/O technologies, virtualization, memory hierarchies, clocks, resets, power management, security, etc.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to present to customers and to analyze customer feedback

  • Deep understanding of ASIC design flow including RTL design, verification with System-Verilog, logic synthesis, place and route, timing closure, etc.

  • Knowledge of packet processing pipelines

  • Knowledge of modern networking protocols

  • Experience with heterogenous SoCs and NoC interconnects

  • Knowledge of Arm v8/v9 processors and Arm CHI and AXI interconnects

  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams

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, and to align with applicable government requirements, we are currently requiring all U.S. employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access any Marvell facility. Marvell further requires all new hires to report their vaccination status. Please be aware that your employment with Marvell may become subject to either the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Emergency Temporary Standard, both of which may place additional conditions of employment on you related to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Marvell will consider requests for medical and religious accommodations.

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 Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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