DFT Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 05-18-2018
Position title: 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:
DFT Engineer position responsible for implementing advanced DFT/DFD/DFM (design for test/debug/manufacturability) techniques for high performance CPU. The position will involve test insertion, vector development and validation and silicon debug.

Minimum Qualifications
5 years experience in the following areas:
- DFT/DFD/DFM techniques for complex SoCs
- Fault modeling Stuck-at, Transition, Path Delay, IDDQ, and other models
- Scan Insertion, ATPG, Scan Compression, At-speed Testing
- Scan Insertion using DFTCompiler or equivalent
- Exposure to industry standard ATPG tools like Mentor TestKompress, Synopsys TetraMax, Cadence Encounter Test
- Industry standard simulation tools such as VCS, Questasim, NCVerilog -Scripting in Perl and Tcl
- Exposure to SoC design and test for mobile market applications

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with LVmemBIST or Synopsys STAR BIST
- Silicon bring-up, debug, and validation of DFT features on ATE
- Implementation of DFT/DFD/DFM techniques for high performance CPU
- Work with design teams to improve low coverage on designs to desired target
- Generate ATE patterns and work with Test Engineers during pattern bring up and debug
 
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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