Signal Integrity Engineer
Toronto, CA
2d ago


At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in.

We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.

And our history runs deep we have been in Silicon Valley for 25+ years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes.

From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.

As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact.

As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.

This is a highly impactful position for the System Solutions Engineering team of the Rambus IP Cores division. We are looking for a highly motivated Signal Integrity Engineer working on modeling, analysis, and simulations of high-

speed SerDes interfaces. You will work with the design teams to build simulation models for advanced SerDes transceivers and evaluate performance of SerDes PHY across different customer and protocol application channels.

You are a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and you are self-motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to work with peers across groups and projects.


  • Define specifications for robust multi-protocol SerDes IP solutions together with the architecture and design teams
  • Develop IBIS AMI IO and package / system channel simulation models
  • Perform channel margin analysis and evaluate / recommend system level design tradeoffs
  • Modeling of advanced SerDes protocol channels per standard and customer requirements
  • Correlate Tx and Rx SerDes simulation models with measurements
  • Implement SI guidelines and checklists
  • Qualifications

  • MS / PhD in Electrical Engineering with 12 years relevant experience
  • Experience in SI modeling and simulations of high speed SERDES links with emphasis on signal modulation, coding, and FEC knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of EM and transmission line theory, equalization techniques, S-parameters, crosstalk, SSN and jitter mechanisms
  • Working experience with NRZ and PAM4 signaling
  • Proficient with IBIS AMI modeling and simulations using Simulink / Matlab and C / C++
  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles
  • Understanding of equalization techniques such as FIR / DFE / CTLE
  • Lab characterization experience with BERTs, scopes and VNA / TDR
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Rambus offers an extremely competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-

    off program and gym membership.

    Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting.

    Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers.

    We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs.

    Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.

    At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information about Rambus, visit For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out / careers / .

    Rambus is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

    Rambus is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may let us know in the application.

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