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Lead DFT Engineer

San Diego, CA
Job Title: Lead DFT Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA preferred, or 100% remote
Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses

• Implement DFT methodologies and practices
• Verify pre-silicon behaviors and performance against product targets
• Generate test plans for post-silicon validation and Automatic-Test-Equipment (ATE) test environments
• Deliver robust test flows and coverages to expected quality and cost targets
• Develop diagnostics to assess product issues and optimize yields and costs
• Ensure thorough product characterizations in support of manufacturing ramps
• Working with designers and teams to ensure DFT methods, tools, and practices work seamlessly with product design flows, methodologies, and tools
Skills and Specifications:
• DFT experience preferably in mixed signal analog-digital designs, including:
- developing specifications and defining architecture/design methods
- knowledge of standards and practices including ATPG, JTAG, MBIST, et al.
- developing high coverage and cost effective DFT methodologies
- design verification (DV) methodologies for pre-silicon simulation
• Specific skills should include:
- Verilog and/or VHDL coding
- pre-silicon verification of behaviors and performance
- simulation and waveform debugging
- defining STA constraints and analysis
- leading debug efforts and defining related experiments
- data collection, analysis and management

Education and Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Master's in Electrical Engineering or related
• 5+ years of direct experience
• Experience in start-ups or small companies
• Strong written and verbal skills

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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