Silicon Power Architect

Silicon Power Architect
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Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. Instructions on how to apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Silicon Power Architect Responsibilities
  • Define power architecture that includes functions such as image compute, CPU/GPU benchmarking, throughput and QoS analysis, power management architectures, and detailed modeling and analysis
  • Surpass state of the art for metrics such as compute, bandwidth, and power consumption
  • Work across disciplines, brainstorm big ideas, build new methodologies, juggle/coordinate multiple initiatives, drive a concept into a prototype, and ultimately guide the transition into a high-volume consumer product
  • Understand the tradeoffs between general purpose and custom compute mechanisms, be able to model data-flows, and create detailed cost/benefit analysis
  • Confer with engineering staff and consult specifications to evaluate interface between hardware and software and operational and performance requirements of overall system
  • Guide a small team of other architects and designers in undertaking power analysis, modeling, and projections
  • Produce models matching the proposed ASIC implementation, and produce detailed tradeoff analyses for executive review and product roadmap decisions
  • Build, test, and modify product prototypes using working models or theoretical models constructed with computer simulation
  • Select hardware and material, assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements
  • Test and verify hardware and support peripherals to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements, by recording and analyzing test data
  • Work on running power simulation and analyzing results and guiding design team in power optimization
  • Work on post silicon model to hardware correlation
  • Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted (remote work benefit)
Minimum Qualifications
  • Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or related field and 36 months of work experience in job offered, or in a hardware engineering-related occupation. Experience must include 12 months of experience in the following:
  • Programming languages: C, C++, Python, Perl, TCL, or Visual Basic
  • Hardware Description Languages: Verilog
  • CAD tools: PrimeTime PX, PrimeTime, Library Compiler, ICC, Design Compiler, Power Artist, JMP, Matlab, ClearCase/Clear Quest, or JIRA
  • VLSI Design, Microarchitecture, Statistical modeling, Data Structures
  • Linux or Unix OS
  • Power Analysis
  • Low Power Design
  • Power Modeling using Microsoft Excel Computation
  • Hardware Power Measurement
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Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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