Lead Design-for-Test (DFT) Engineer (Cadence tools expert)

Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Date Posted: 03-18-2018
Position Title: Lead DFT Engineer

Work Location: Bay Area (or remote-support/work from any US location)
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 Design for Test (DFT). The focus of this team is to implement advanced DFT/DFD functionality in high performance SoCs. The successful candidate will work on deployment of DFT methodologies that reduce test cost, increase production quality and enhance yield. 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.

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 DFT tools, some experience with Cadence DFT tools required
• Good scripting skills
• 7+ years of experience of DFT implementation
• BSEE degree required

Preferred Qualifications:

• Extensive use of Cadence DFT tools
• Team lead 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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