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Senior Digital Implementation Engineer (100% remote)

San Diego, CA
Job Title: Senior Digital Implementation Engineer
Work Location: 100% remote / work from home
Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses or Contractor
Work Status: US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

• You will own the netlist delivery (to Physical Design) of various blocks and chip top level by ensuring the integrity and quality of the RTL database and robust hand-off methodology. This position requires expert knowledge of ASIC synthesis flow (including STA/DFT and IP integration)
• Define and document synthesis (including DFT insertion) methodology and scripts/flows
• RTL and Netlist hand-off checks (Lint/CDC/LEC)
• UPF flow for defining power intent (at block and chip level)
• Interface with Physical Design for floor-planning and timing closure
• Familiarity with DFT (Tessent) and back-end (Cadence) tools
• Assist with design partitioning and floorplan
• Analyze STA results and facilitate RTL changes and Timing ECOs with front-end and back-end teams

Minimum Qualifications:
• Significant experience with ASIC Synthesis Flow, Constraint Generation/Validation and Timing Closure
• Hands-on experience with digital logic synthesis for power and area optimization
• Experience in low power design issues, tools, and methodology including UPF power intent specification
• Proficient in Verilog/SV/Tcl/Perl/Python
• Highly motivated to debug and resolve CAD tool flow issues
• Self-starter with good analytical, problem solving and communication skills
• BSEE, a related discipline, or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with IP integration
• Experience with Synthesis, LEC, DFT, BIST
• Experience with Cadence Timing and ECO Flow
• Experience with Clock Domain Crossing (CDC) Analysis
• Experience with timing corner selection and library models
• Proven track record of successful deep submicron technology node tapeout (including Silicon bring-up)
• Detailed hands-on knowledge of all aspects of timing closure (including OCV, noise, crosstalk, IR-drop, power/voltage domains/UPF, DFT)

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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