DFT Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 01-11-2018
Position title: Senior DFT Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA
Status: full-time
About the team:
The growing Encore Semi SoC implementation team collaborates with our customers on design of advanced systems for wireless communication, networking, storage, and automotive using innovative new core architectures. Joining our team, you will build on a background of working with state-of-the-art semiconductor design.   
About the project:
Encore Semi's SoC implementation team is currently seeking candidates for a senior position responsible for the implementation of advanced DFT/DFD (design for test/design for debug) for high performance SoCs including CODECs and high-speed SerDes IP. The successful candidate will work on deployment of DFT methodologies that reduce test cost, increase production quality and enhance yield.

Minimum Qualifications
• Experience with industry DFT methodologies including SCAN, MBIST, JTAG, ATPG, and compression
• Understanding of core-based test methodology and scan isolation.
• Knowledge in fault modeling Stuck-at, Transition, Path Delay, Gate-Exhaustive, IDDQ, and other advanced DFT models
• Experience with industry ATPG tools Synopsys Tetramax, Cadence Encounter Test or Mentor Fastscan ATPG tools
• Experience in Logic Design, VHDL, Verilog RTL, design verification, and static timing analysis
• Working knowledge in one or more of the following; C, C++, TCL or Perl
• Direct experience in silicon bring-up, debug, and validation of DFT features on ATE 
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in design and verification of complex SoCs
• Experience with formal verification tools such Cadence LEC or Synopsys Formality 
• Knowledge and experience of timing closure and industry tools like PrimeTime and PTSI
• Experience with other industry tools such as Spyglass, Jasper, RedHawk, PrimePower
Education Requirements
• Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
• Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
About Encore Semi:
Encore Semi is a successful Engineering Solutions company. We build Centers of Expertise to support our many customers from the semiconductor and electronics system industry in North America. Our teams of experts contribute to leading-edge projects in the areas of SoC design and embedded software. We provide high-value through acceleration, performance improvement, optimization, and risk mitigation.
Encore Semi provides its engineering team members with continuous exposure to top advanced technologies & tools, participation in challenging yet exciting projects, and direct collaboration with its industry-leading teams, customers, and long-term partners. Read about the company’s great benefits and career path in our website.
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