Mask Designer - Mixed Signal Custom Design for High Speed Serdes

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina (NC)
Date Posted: 08-08-2016
Novus is seeking a candidate who will execute High Speed SERDES mask layout design activities for a next generation product. This individual should have knowledge of full custom mask design of mixed signal functions involving PLLs and transmit/receive IO circuits including , high speed clock distribution, current mirrors, DACs, CML circuits, ESD and inductors. The candidate should have significant experience with sub 16nm finfet technology, including multi-patterning issues, methods for combating device mismatch and reliability challenges to insure a robust design.

-Work with circuit design team to understand technical requirements for design elements
-Work with the mask design lead in execution of the design insuring smooth integration into floorplan
-Understand the technology and ground rules to anticipate issues and drive solutions
-Communicate progress and issues to team leadership

5+ years of experience with circuit layout, LVS/DRC, EM/IR tools, Cadence Virtuoso
3+ years of experience in high speed analog and mixed signal mask design development
1+ years of experience with sub 16nm finfet technology Strong communication skills

Experience working with inductors, ESD solutions, and latch-up prevention techniques a plus Circuit design experience and extraction experience a plus

Required: 2 year technology based degree Bachelors degree or higher a plus
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