High-Speed CPU Core Physical Design Engineer

Location: San Diego, California
Date Posted: 07-17-2018
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We are looking for a special person to fill this contract position with our client, one of the leading semiconductor companies in the business. This is a great way to “get your foot in the door”!
Job Overview:
Our client is actively seeking candidates for several physical design engineering positions in our CPU core design team. As a high-speed physical design engineer you will develop, implement, and verify high-speed processor cores using state-of-the-art tools and technologies. You will be part of a team responsible for the complete Physical Design Flow for high-speed processor cores. Tasks involve the development and enablement of low power implementation methods, customized P&R to achieve area reduction and performance goals, and the development of high-speed customized logic cells.
Additional responsibilities in this role involve good understanding of functional, test (DFT) mode constraints for place and route, floorplanning, power planning, IR drop analysis, placement, multi-mode & multi-corner (MMMC) clock tree synthesis, routing, timing optimization, 2.5D RC extraction, signal integrity, cross talk noise and delay analysis, debugging timing violations for multi-mode and multi-corner designs, implementing timing fixes, rolling in functional ECOs, physical verification (drc, lvs, antenna), debugging and fixing violations and formal verification. The individual also should have deep knowledge on scripting and software languages including PERL/TCL, Linux/Unix shell and C. This individual will design, verify and deliver complex modem CPU Physical Design solutions from netlist and timing constraints to the final product.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.
Preferred Qualifications:
1+ years industry experience/coursework in the following areas:
  • Physical Design Place & Route tool experience on Cadence Innovus and/or Synopsys ICC2.
  • Timing closure experience in Synopsys PTSI.
  • Formal verification experience.
  • Physical verification experience.
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering.
Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.
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