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Senior DFT/CAD Engineer (100% remote)

Irvine, CA
Job Title: Senior DFT/CAD Engineer
Work Location: Onsite preferred or 100% remote / work from home
Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses or Contractor
Work Status: US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

Responsibilities:
• Architect and run DFT/BIST tools in device subsystems
• Assemble and stitch DFT across SOC devices
• Understand core, trace, and other isolation techniques
• Run ATPG and other vector generation techniques
• Support the design team in debugging and developing low power and other methodology enhancements
• Maintain, install, and upgrade existing CAD tools
• Proactively drive and resolve tool bugs
• Evaluate new EDA tools by interacting with EDA vendor FAEs
• Set up new design and verification tools and integrate them into the existing flows

Requirements:
• BSEE and 5+ years of direct experience required
• Deep knowledge of Cadence Virtuoso Platform including PCells, physical verification, and extraction flows
• Hands-on experience with scripting and software development tools (SKILL, Perl, Tcl, C++)
• Highly capable in Linux/Unit operating systems
• Working knowledge of IC management revision control
• Experience with DRC/LVS and extraction flow and rules decks
• Experience with Mentor Calibre DRC/LVS and xRC flows
• Familiarity with compute server grid systems and server load balancing solutions
• Familiarity with job monitoring and related software workload tracking tools
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Team player with a passion for quality and a strong sense of urgency and pride in their work

Desirable Skills:
• Expert in Cadence Virtuoso Design Framework (DFII), including flow automation with SKILL, various ADE tools and PDKs
• Deep experience in Cadence Spectre, Layout XL, Genus, Innovus, Tempus and Voltus environments
 

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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