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Silicon Power Architect

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Springfield, IL 62762
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Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.Instructions on how to apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Silicon Power Architect Responsibilities:

1. Define power architecture that includes functions such as image compute, CPU/GPU benchmarking, throughput and QoS analysis, power management architectures, and detailed modeling and analysis

2. Surpass state of the art for metrics such as compute, bandwidth, and power consumption

3. Work across disciplines, brainstorm big ideas, build new methodologies, juggle/coordinate multiple initiatives, drive a concept into a prototype, and ultimately guide the transition into a high-volume consumer product

4. Understand the tradeoffs between general purpose and custom compute mechanisms, be able to model data-flows, and create detailed cost/benefit analysis

5. Confer with engineering staff and consult specifications to evaluate interface between hardware and software and operational and performance requirements of overall system

6. Guide a small team of other architects and designers in undertaking power analysis, modeling, and projections

7. Produce models matching the proposed ASIC implementation, and produce detailed tradeoff analyses for executive review and product roadmap decisions

8. Build, test, and modify product prototypes using working models or theoretical models constructed with computer simulation

9. Select hardware and material, assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements

10. Test and verify hardware and support peripherals to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements, by recording and analyzing test data

11. Work on running power simulation and analyzing results and guiding design team in power optimization

12. Work on post silicon model to hardware correlation

13. Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted (remote work benefit)

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

14. Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or related field and 36 months of work experience in job offered, or in a hardware engineering-related occupation. Experience must include 12 months of experience in the following:

15. Programming languages: C, C++, Python, Perl, TCL, or Visual Basic

16. Hardware Description Languages: Verilog

17. CAD tools: PrimeTime PX, PrimeTime, Library Compiler, ICC, Design Compiler, Power Artist, JMP, Matlab, ClearCase/Clear Quest, or JIRA

18. VLSI Design, Microarchitecture, Statistical modeling, Data Structures

19. Linux or Unix OS

20. Power Analysis

21. Low Power Design

22. Power Modeling using Microsoft Excel Computation

23. Hardware Power Measurement

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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