Sr. Layout Engineer

South Bay, (none selected) | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/09/2017 Job ID: JOS000006950 Industry: Software/Hardware

Job Description/Responsibilities

The employee will work on the physical implementation of full-custom, high-performance digital logic in 14nm/16nm and below.  His or her responsibilities will include the following:

  • Own the layout of several full-custom and RTL-based digital logic blocks
  • Collaborate with other members of the team to optimize for area, power, and performance, while adhering to layout guidelines
  • Work closely with foundry employees on process rules
  • Develop and support CAD environment required for layout development
  • Technical lead for layout-related tasks and methodologies, with an eventual transition towards a management role

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience designing layout (mask design) for full-custom circuits in advanced process nodes (14/16nm, 10nm, 7nm)
  • Experience with commercial CAD flows (layout editors, LVS, DRC, extraction)
  • Experience designing/maintaining flows and methodologies from scratch
  • Experience managing an engineering team is a plus
  • Familiarity with revision-control systems (e.g., perforce, git) is a plus
  • Familiarity with using and/or designing FPGAs is a plus
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Well organized, punctual, and excellent communication skills
  • BS in engineering or computer science +10-20 years experience

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