👷 Design Verification Engineer (Starlink)

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SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


Starlink has been focused on building the world’s largest constellation of satellites to provide internet to 4-bilion underserved people and bring the world closer together. The Starlink Silicon team is seeking motivated, proactive, and intellectually curious design verification engineers who can work with world-class cross-discipline teams (systems, firmware, architecture, design, validation, product engineering). In this role, you will develop scalable and re-usable verification environments and test cases to verify a wide range of cutting-edge next-generation ASIC and FPGA designs. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on self-starter who can execute the steps required to fully verify complex digital designs.


  • Responsible for digital ASIC and/or FPGA verification at block and system level
  • Write and review test plans, develop test harnesses and test sequences
  • Responsible for test plan execution, running regressions, code and functional coverage closure
  • Contribute towards pre-silicon verification, chip bring-up and post-silicon validation
  • Be a hands-on self-starter who can execute the steps required to fully verify a complex digital designs


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering
  • Experience with design verification and test bench development


  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering
  • Experience with verification methodologies such as UVM/OVM/VMM
  • Strong object-oriented programming knowledge
  • Strong problem-solving and coding skills
  • Experience in constrained random verification
  • Expertise in developing test plans, implementing coverage models, and analyzing results
  • Experience with scripting languages, e.g. Python for automation
  • RTL design, chip bring-up, and post-silicon validation experience
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements


  • This role can be based in Irvine, CA or Redmond, WA


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.  

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United States, Redmond, WA

Posted 9d ago