Senior Principal ASIC Architecture Lead - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

ASIC Architect for next generation SoC and Mixed Signal ASIC solutions in support of future GPS, RF sensor systems, EO/IR sensor systems, processing systems and other emerging business areas for our nation’s next generation security and defense platforms.

This person will have a technology leadership position that will span multiple roles:

  • Develop architectures for SoCs and mixed-signal ASICs that meet project objectives
  • Working with interdisciplinary teams to develop a system architecture and allocating functionality to system components such as SoCs, mixed-signal ASICs, RF ICs and FPGAs
  • Architecting and modeling Digital Signal Processing algorithms and systems targeting primarily ASIC and FPGA implementation
  • Implement algorithms in Matlab or other higher level languages
  • Perform trade studies to optimize aspects of system performance such as processing, memory, dynamic range, power, etc.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Creating requirements suitable for detailed ASIC design
  • Defining and driving the overall SoC, Mixed-Signal ASIC, IP and system architecture requirements including interfaces and peripherals
  • Providing direction to the ASIC design and verification teams to develop, review, and approve pre-silicon verification and post-silicon validation test plans
  • Working with the Physical Design, Packaging, and Board design teams to evaluate floor plan and packaging/IO implementation options and associated tradeoffs
  • Working with Systems, Software, and Security architects to define the overall architecture to meet the product requirements

Required Skills:
  • At least 10+ years of ASIC architecture experience
  • Ability to architect high complexity SoC ASICs (>100M effective gates)
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Expertise with Matlab and/or other higher level languages such as System C
  • Ability to present to and interface with customers (internal and external).
  • Ability to handle a dynamic environment and to coordinate team actions
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • GPS specific architecture expertise
  • Managing large Digital ASIC Design efforts

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline is required. Masters’ Degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline is preferred

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.