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R&D Engineer, Sr I more...
Location:Mountain View, CA
First posted:July 08, 2020 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Job Description and Requirements:

Senior Physical IC Design Engineer
We're looking for a Physical Design Engineer to join the team.
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In this role you would be design floor planning, timing constraints, physical synthesis, formal verification, clock tree optimization, routing, extraction, timing closure, DFT, signal integrity, physical verification and DFM. You will contribute both on the implementation side as well as flow development for a variety of mixed signal IP products and test-chips at 20 nm and below.  Fun right?

Key Qualifications

  • BS with 10+ years' experience or MS with 8+ years' experience
  • Must have hands-on experience with design of complex ASSP and COT designs
  • Must also demonstrate knowledge of the Synopsys tools, flows and methodologies required to execute physical design projects. These tools may include: Design Compiler, Physical Compiler, Primetime SI, ICC, Star-RCXT, Hercules, HSPICE and other tools

Preferred Experience

  • Bring your solid engineering understanding of the underlying concepts of IC design and you knowledge of the full design cycle from RTL to GDSII, including development of timing constraints
  • Be an expert with the implementation flows and methodologies for deep sub-micron designs
  • Having experience in high performance digital design and CAD, high-speed design, low-power design, high speed clock design and distribution is a must
  • Have already proven your experience contributing to project tape-outs and like it! This includes experience in timing closure, signal integrity
  • Have a good software and scripting skills (Perl, Tcl, Python, .); knowledge of CAD automation methods 
  • Desire to enhance the best practices of the physical design flow
  • Enjoy interfacing with the larger product team to understand design constraints, deliverable formats, customer requirements

At Synopsys, we're at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we're powering it all with the world's most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

Our Silicon Design & Verification business is all about building high-performance silicon chips-faster. We're the world's leading provider of solutions for designing and verifying advanced silicon chips. And we design the next-generation processes and models needed to manufacture those chips. We enable our customers to optimize chips for power, cost, and performance-eliminating months off their project schedules.

Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.


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