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Senior Physical Design Engineer

Raleigh, NC
Position Title: Senior Physical Design Engineer
Locations: Raleigh, NC or remote/work from home
Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses

• Perform block level implementation using place and route techniques to meet area/timing and power requirements
• Create floorplan with pin placement, partitions, and power grid
• Generate block level static timing constraints
• Perform Synthesis, Place & Route on the designs using industry standard tools and deliver GDSII
• Generate and implement ECOs to fix noise, timing and EM/IR violations
• Involve in defining correct by construction physical design methodologies

Minimum Qualifications:
• BSEE with 8+ years of Physical Design, Physical Synthesis, Place and Route, and Signoff Timing/Power Analysis experience
• Ability to work on both block level and top level
• Floorplanning expertise
• Experience with constraints and timing ECOs
• Experience with advanced technologies (10nm - 22nm)
• Experience with multiple power domains
• Good knowledge of physical verification (DRC/LVS)
• Strong methodology/flow experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• MSEE with 5 years of Physical Design experience
• Experienced with Cadence physical design tools
• Experience in developing and implementing power grid and clock specifications
• Experience in all aspects of timing closure for multi-clock domain designs
• Solid understanding of physical design verification methods and use of Mentor Graphics Calibre

About Encore Semi

Encore Semi is a successful SoC Design and Software Engineering Services company headquartered in San Diego, California.  We build Centers of Expertise (CoEs), engineering teams onsite, to support our many customers from the semiconductor and electronics system industry in North America (San Diego, Bay Area, Austin, Raleigh, Longmont, New York, Boston areas).  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 and tools, participation in challenging yet exciting projects, and direct collaboration with its industry-leading teams, customers, and long-term partners.

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