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Principal Hardware Architect


Aliso Viejo, CA 08-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Principal Hardware Architect: Fabrics

Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for a talented hardware architect to shape the future of PlayStation's composable data center infrastructure for cloud gaming and machine learning.

As a Fabrics Architect, you lead the research and design into next-gen fabrics to interconnect servers and racks. You participate in industry working groups, such as CXL and Gen-Z, to shape them for SIE's use cases. You work with SIE engineers and partners to develop prototype hardware and software to demonstrate the technology.
Our ideal architect brings healthy creativity, a history of accomplishment and a desire to face unique new challenges.

• Lead design of next-gen fabric for PlayStation's composable data center infrastructure.
• Work with leadership to develop vision, requirements and roadmap.
• Participate in industry working groups for CXL and Gen-Z to incorporate SIE's use cases.
• Work with local and remote teams and partners to develop proof of concept.

• BSc / MSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
• 10+ years experience designing fabrics and fabrics adapters.
• 10+ years experience designing chips or hardware.
• 5+ years experience participating in industry working groups.

Skills & Knowledge
• Deep knowledge on fabrics: PCIe Non-Transparent Bridging, CXL, Gen-Z or RDMA fabrics.
• Deep understanding of PCIe protocol (TLP, physical layer, enumeration, etc)
• Low-level software and driver development in C/C++.
• Deep knowledge on computer architecture: CPU, GPU, SSDs, storage class memory, memory controllers, high-speed interfaces/protocols,
• Knowledge of FPGAs and emulation platforms.
• Hardware bring-up and debugging experience.
• Good understanding of hardware/chip design flow.
• Strong communication skills (English written and verbal. Japanese a plus)


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpjp5e-3-236-55-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.