Mask Layout Designer

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 12-19-2015
Novus Resources' world leading client of wireless RF technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics markets seeks a talented Mask Layout Designer to join their elite RF Analog Design team. This team, located in San Jose, CA,  earned accolades for its physical design of RF Analog circuits in a fast paced environment. 

Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship. No third party C2C applicants will be considered at this time.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Individual contributor who generates custom RF Analog Circuits as part of a larger design team
  • Providing accurate schedules
  • Meeting project milestone deadlines
  • Full self-sufficiency in debugging complex verification failures
  • Mentoring of junior layout designers
  • Delivering high quality layout that conforms to all design requirements
  • Full understanding of hierarchical planning (top down and bottom up) and integration
  • Chip design from bottom up planning through tape out
  • Able to Manage Mask layout Designers off shore and keep track of their progress
  Required Skills/Experience:
  • 5 to 10 years of full custom RF analog layout design experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in block level floorplanning, understanding of design rules, device matching, minimization of parasitics, isolation techniques, etc.
  • Basic understanding of semiconductor devices as well as CMOS 40nm and 28nm TSMC and UMC processes and 14nm FF.
  • Custom layout experience must include high frequency circuits such as LNAs, Mixers, VCOs, etc.
  • 5 years of Cadence 6.1.5 experience with a strong XL background
  • 5 years of Mentor Calibre verification tool experience with good Debugging skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a large team environment with both Design Engineers and Mask Designers in multiple sites.
  • Work with offshore Design Centers in India.
  • Understanding of 28nm and/or SOI processes
  • Proficient with design management tools such as Synchronicity
Education:
Associate degree or Technical certificate
 
Technical Recruiter
Novus Resources
resumes@novus-resources.com  


 
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