Lead Static Timing Analysis (STA) Engineer (Cadence tools expert)

Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Date Posted: 03-18-2018
Position Title: Lead Static Timing Analysis (STA) Engineer

Work Location: Raleigh, NC (or remote-support/work from home)
Status: Full-time Employee (W2)
Full Benefits: www.encoresemi.com/benefits


In support of the high-demand from our customers, the Physical Design Group is expanding and recruiting new members in the area of Static Timing Analysis and Timing Closure. The focus of this team is to implement complex, high speed, low power SoC designs across multiple application areas.  We partner with the top-tier SoC companies to implement designs from RTL to tapeout, on today’s most complex process technologies, using the latest EDA tools and physical implementation methodologies.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities/Functions/Tasks:

• Run static timing analysis using Cadence Innovus / Tempus on large complex SoCs
• Develop constraints including modeling clock domain crossings
• Analyze STA results and enhance/modify timing constraints to close timing on block and chip level
• Work with physical design team to close timing using MMMC methodology
• Experience with advanced technology nodes required (28nm, 20 nm, 14 nm, 7nm)
• Strong scripting skills are desirable (TCL, Perl, Python)
• Good understanding of physical design flow and how to interact with PD team

Minimum Qualifications:

• 7+ years of STA experience Cadence Tempus or ETS (Encounter Timing System)
• Understanding of MMMC timing in the FinFET nodes (14nm, 7 nm) using Multi VT libraries
• Excellent understanding of constraint generation 
• BSEE required
• Team lead experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Cadence timing tool experience
• Understanding of Innovus P&R tool suite is a plus
• Perl coding experience

Company Profile

Encore Semi www.encoresemi.com is a successful Engineering Solutions company headquartered in San Diego, California. We build Centers of Expertise to support the semiconductor and electronics system industry in North America. Our teams of experts enable leading-edge projects in the areas of SoC design and embedded software life-cycle. We provide high-value for acceleration, performance improvement, optimization, and risk mitigation. Working at Encore Semi means a continuous exposure to the most advanced technologies and tools, collaborating with industry-leading teams which are our customers and long-term partners, and making the difference in challenging but exciting projects.

Encore Semi Career Path: www.encoresemi.com/career-path
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