Front-end Design Automation Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 07-03-2018
Position title: Front-end Design Automation 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:
As part of our ASIC design automation team you will work on front-end design automation for state-of-the-art R&D projects. Your work will enable the next generation front-end ASIC EDA flows and methodologies in the areas of SoC integration (RTL generation, linting, CDC, synthesis, and STA), including UPF-based low power intent tools/flows/methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications
Prior experience in SoC and/or core level ASIC design integration, IP packaging/handoff.  Experience in front-end ASIC EDA design flow and methodology development from RTL to netlist (physical) across different domains including synthesis, DFT, and STA. Knowledge of industry formats including SDC, VCD, FSDB, SAIF, UCDB, UPF/CPF, etc. Familiar with commonly used hardware description languages such as Verilog, VHDL and System Verilog. Strong knowledge in EDA flow integration, scripting and related data formats via TCL, Perl, Python, Makefile, SH/CSH, advanced Unix/Linux programming. 

Preferred Qualifications
Experience/knowledge on JSON, YAML data format and SQL/NoSQL databases. Familiar with Design management systems including DesignSync, ClearCase, SVN/Perforce. Good knowledge in software programming and data structures and algorithms. 

Education Requirements
MS/Ph.D. in the field of Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 3+ years of industry is preferred, or BS required with at least 5+ years of 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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