Design Verification Hardware Engineer II

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

As part of the Cloud Accelerated Systems and Technologies team, you would join a cross-discipline team of highly capable and motivated people in the Azure Hardware Systems Group. You will collaborate across multiple workstreams and roles like architects, program management leads and engineering leads across the Azure Hardware Systems Group.

As a member of the design verification team, it is your job to break things. You will work with logic designers to test RTL modules using UVM and will have the opportunity to develop re-usable verification components and testbenches.

If you thrive in a collaborative environment (even while social distancing) and enjoy learning new techniques and approaches for verification and tooling while working on machine learning acceleration hardware for Azure, then this is the position for you.


You will develop testbench components and stimulus using SystemVerilog UVM libraries. On a small, agile team, you will start from microarchitectural specifications and develop test environments and test plans to achieve code coverage targets. You will collaborate via design reviews and code reviews.



  • Bachelors Degree preferably in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years experience in UVM or related design verification methodology
  • Driven to continuously improve and learn


  • 5+ years experience in UVM

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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