OpenFive is a solution-centric silicon company that is uniquely positioned to design processor agnostic SoC architectures with customizable and differentiated IP for artificial intelligence, edge computing, HPC, and networking solutions.OpenFiveoffers end-to-end expertise in architecture, design implementation, software, silicon validation and manufacturing to deliver high-quality silicon.
Lead - IP Application

Lead - IP Application

About the Compnay

Open-Silicon transforms ideas into system-optimized ASIC solutions within the time-to-market parameters desired by customers. The company enhances the value of customers’ products by innovating at every stage of design – architecture, logic, physical, system, software, IP – and then continues to partner to deliver fully tested silicon and platforms. Open-Silicon applies an open business model that enables the company to uniquely choose best-in-industry IP, design methodologies, tools, software, packaging, manufacturing and test capabilities. The company has partnered with over 150 companies ranging from large semiconductor and systems manufacturers to high-profile start-ups, and has successfully completed 300+ designs and shipped over 125 million ASICs to date. Privately held, Open-Silicon employs over 250 people in Silicon Valley and around the world.  



  • Experience in Semiconductor IP/Library Design or Application Engineering for cell libraries, embedded memories (SRAMs, TCAMs), IOs, DDRx/PCIe/USB/MIPI PHYs/High Speed Serdes, Analog blocks, ARM Cores, System Interconnects/Peripherals etc.                                                                                               
  • Experience on the circuit/layout design of IPs with excellent communication skills is preferred.                                                             
  • Work very closely with 3rd Party IP Vendors & customers across the world in defining, qualifying and integrating the IPs for different applications
  • Work with Program Manager and Delivery Managers to manage the IPs through the lifecycle of the project
  • Provide product and technical support to internal/external Engineering teams on the integration and usage of IPs
  • Generate IP application notes and checklists for different IPs being used in a design
  • Manage various IP deliverables to design team and customers for the projects
  • Contribute to the improvement of IP QA flow by adding more checks/checklists to the process
  • Participate in weekly meeting with customers and manage the IP programs for the assigned projects
  • Support pre-sales team on technical inputs for IP Solutions
  • Generate and review circuit design specs and participate in the circuit development of analog/mixed signal blocks going into memory PHYs and/or SerDes with the IP vendors
  • Experience in analog /mixed signal circuit design and/or DDRX PHYs/SerDes. The key word is circuit design.
  • Experience running Signal and Power Integrity in channel simulations



Personality – team player, good written and verbal communication, willingness to travel internationally, open to new ideas, quick learner

Experience – Minimum 6+ year

Education – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field. MSEE is preferred

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