Layout Design Engineer

Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Date Posted: 07-14-2018
Position Title: Staff Circuit Layout Engineer
Location: Remote-support/work from any US location
Status: Full-Time

Required Qualifications:
Extensive experience with the layout of analog and some high-speed custom digital circuits for High-Speed Serial IO Interfaces in ASIC applications.  Experience using the design tools associated with these tasks, preferably Cadence tools, and must be familiar with current CMOS technology generations (32nm and below).  Familiar with learning new tools, methodologies, and technology.  Good team players. Knowledge and/or experience with Serial Link applications is a significant plus.

• At least 6 years of ASIC analog layout design experience with a focus on analog and mixed signal designs
• Deep experience with layout in the Cadence Design Environment
• Familiarity with Virtuoso XL
• Experience must include floorplanning
• Experience includes ASIC Rule generation (GDS, LEF), and able to run checking such as LVS & DRC, YCD, & PIC
• Experienced with Electromigration and voltage drop analysis
• Ability to recognize critical signal nets and reduce parasitics by proper floorplanning/placement
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a tightly-coupled team are a must

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field of study, with 6 years minimum experience
• OR Associate’s Degree from accredited college or technical school in Electrical Engineering, with 12 years minimum experience
• Language Fluency – Fluent in English Language – written & verbal

Preferred Qualifications:
• Work experience with FinFET-based technologies (Intel 22nm, TSMC 16FF, or below) is highly preferred
• Experience with Cadence Innovus tools and flows is a plus
• Graduate level education with an emphasis in analog circuit design is preferred

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. Learn more about the company’s great benefits and career path on our website.
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