Physical Design and STA Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, CA, United States
Date Posted: 08-29-2018
Position title: Physical Design and STA Engineer
Location: Santa Clara, 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:
The physical design team work with RTL, synthesis and DFT teams on design implementation in the context of physical design and timing closure including development of timing constraints required for implementation. The work includes performing timing analysis and ECO generation, signal integrity analysis, floorplanning, P&R, power planning, CTS, PV and I/R drop for block as well as top level integration. 

Minimum Qualifications 
- 5 year experience in Physical Design and STA
- Expertise in timing closure methodologies and techniques for complex design (IP and SoC level)
- Ability to write timing ECO constraints
- Expertise in floorplanning, CTS, and signal integrity analysis
- Good knowledge of Physical Verification

Preferred Qualifications
- Knowledge of SOC, ARM processor, AMBA bus, DDR, and other peripherals 
- Scripting and automation skills: Unix/Linux shell programming, Perl, Makefile, revision management (e.g. CVS, ClearCase)

Education Requirements
Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering Preferred: Master's, Computer 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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