Design Manager

Aix-en-Provence, France - Full-time

About PLDA

PLDA is a developer and licensor of Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) specializing in high-speed interconnect supporting multi-gigabit rates (2.5G, 5G, 8G, 16G, 25G, 32G, 56G, 112G), and protocols such as PCI Express, CCIX, CXL, and Gen-Z. PLDA has established itself as a leader in that space with over 3,200 customers and 6,400 licenses in 62 countries. PLDA is a global technology company with offices in Silicon Valley, France, Bulgaria, Taiwan, and China.

Your Mission

You will join the R&D team to lead an international team of Design Engineers and Architects working on complex semiconductor IP developments.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

  • Line management of a large and growing team of design engineers
  • Mentor and support team members in their career development
  • Provide technical direction to the design team and the overall organization on all aspects of design 
  • Contribute to the recruitment process

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Establish measurable and achievable goals with a view to continuously improve overall design productivity and quality
  • Build strong partnerships with functional groups like verification, validation, and support, to effectively align design execution
  • Lead project planning, staffing, execution and reporting
  • Set milestones, assign and track tasks 

DESIGN

  • Drive design activities
  • Contribute to strategic decisions on design methodology, tools, IP architecture and microarchitecture

Skills Requirement

  • Verilog or VHDL RTL Design
  • ASIC and FPGA design flow
  • High performance computing system, processor, cache coherency, chipset and ASICs
  • High speed interface protocols like PCIe, CCIX, CXL, Gen-Z, others
  • High performance memory interfaces
  • Knowledge on High Speed Serdes and PHY PMA
  • Proficiency in programming and/or scripting languages (Python, Cshell…)

Your Profile

  • 15 years minimum experience in semiconductor development
  • Significant experience in technical lead, project management and people management
  • Expertise in ASIC and FPGA design and associated tools
  • Good English skills, communication skills, and willingness to work with an international team