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Senior Physical Design Engineer

San Diego, CA
Position Title: Senior Physical Design Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA (onsite) or 100% remote / work from home
Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses or Contractor (corp-to-corp)
Work Status: US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

• Perform block level implementation using place and route techniques to meet area/timing and power requirements
• Drive clock tree planning and implementation to achieve best energy, performance, and area
• Resolve design and flow issues related to physical design, identify potential solutions, and drive execution
• Work directly with Synthesis/Timing Team to ensure Design closure
• Manage quality deliverables for execution excellent in physical design

• Deep Understanding of all aspects of Physical Design, Integration, STA, and Physical Verification
• Hands on experience in block-level floor-planning, power planning, placement, clock tree synthesis, routing, LVS/DRC/ERC, timing closure, signoff, and engineering change orders (ECO's)
• Knowledge and skills in optimizing PPA through floor-planning, placement and timing constraints, useful skew, and similar techniques
• Experience with the Cadence digital EDA toolset (Innovus / Quantus / Tempus / Conformal)
• Ability to use scripting languages to automate process flow
• Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
• BSEE with 8+ years of experience

Desirable Skills:
• MSEE with 5+ years of experience
• Experience working with communications chips
• Ability to be proactive and have a strategic mindset in addition to having tactical problem-solving experience
• Familiarity with industry standard interfaces

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 or 100% remote, to support our many customers 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 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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