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Job Title: Manager IP Solutions

Location: Milpitas, CA, USA

At Open-Silicon, you will become part of an exciting and dynamic team that will challenge your ASIC Intellectual Property management skills. Your responsibilities will span the entire spectrum associated with ensuring the successful deployment of IP in volume production silicon. This includes: IP selection, IP/Vendor qualification, Business Negotiations, Integration, Support and Legal aspects as well as a close collaboration with Sales, Engineering, Legal and Marketing.

Min Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electronics and Computer Engineering. Master’s Degree Preferred.

Relevant Experience: Minimum 8-12 years of experience in the design and integration of IP in SoC/ASIC/ASSP design/development, sales/marketing and/or operations. Familiarity with the application of IP available from 3rd-party IP industry players (Synopsys, ARM, Cadence, etc.) required. Role is focused on a strong Individual Contributor.

Job Description:

  • Play a strong role in strategizing and managing Open-Silicon’s IP partnerships ensuring competitive access to the best IP available in the industry
  • Collaborate with sales AEs on the selection of the optimum IP solution for customer ASIC development proposals
  • Directly interact with customers during the entire sales-development-operations cycle as it pertains to managing IP-sourcing, integration, support and quality aspects
  • Strong knowledge in all aspects of integration of IP related to e.g. logic design and verification, physical design, packaging, test and qualification. IP deployed: foundation IP (std.cells, memory, IOs, etc.), Analog (PLL/DLL, regulators, ADC/DAC, custom, etc.), PHY/SerDes (PCIe, USB, DDR, HDMI, 10Gbps, 28Gbps, etc.) and CPU/Soft-IP (ARM, MIPS, Tensilica, ARC, Designware, AMBA peripherals, interface controllers, etc.)


  • 8-12 years of experience managing IP in a SoC/ASIC/ASSP development
  • Preferred 5 years of hands-on experience in being part of an IP integration team of large ASICs
  • Ability to handle IP sourcing for a number of projects simultaneously
  • Experience in sales/marketing in customer facing roles
  • Expert knowledge of the complete ASIC and IP development life-cycle
  • Desire hands-on engineering experience involving a significant part of the ASIC/IP development flow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and influencing/negotiation skills, including indirect customer and vendor engagements
  • Knowledge of Analog/Mixed-Signal Design desirable

Open-Silicon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment through our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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