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Principal Hardware Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

This is your chance to work on the future of computing by working on cutting-edge accelerated hardware, software and distributed systems. Our team's solutions are used by customers to build and run larger artificial intelligence models more efficiently and at lower cost every day.

The AI and Advanced Architectures team is looking for hardware engineers to join us. We innovate using a mix of algorithmic innovation, custom hardware, and framework-level software that interfaces to the hardware. We're looking for a motivated hardware engineer to help extend our core hardware capability. Day to day tasks for this role may include the design and implementation of novel hardware devices to enable Microsoft's business success. You'll need to be comfortable developing architectural specifications and working in Verilog. To do this, you will have a background that includes computer science and computer system architecture design fundamentals.

We are a cross-discipline team of highly capable and motivated people in the new Azure Hardware Systems Group with a collaborative culture and a strong track record of delivering strategic impact to Microsoft. We have a proven history with Project Catapult of driving deployment of programmable hardware (FPGAs) to Microsoft data centers worldwide and we are looking to expand the scope of our impact.

Required Qualifications:

B.S or higher in computer engineering, computer science, or related fields. Familiarity with processor architecture.

5+ years' experience with Verilog or VHDL.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong background in one or more areas of computer architecture: floating-point pipelines, memory hierarchies, address translation.

Demonstrated success in completing technically innovative hardware designs.

Strong communication skills and the desire to collaborate in a team of engineers.

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.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Specification, design, and validation of complex FPGA/ASIC designs

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