Senior SRAM Layout Designer

Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Date Posted: 10-08-2018
Position Title: Senior SRAM Layout Designer
Location: Raleigh, NC
Status: Full-time

About the Team:
In support of the high-demand from our customers, the Physical Design Group is expanding and recruiting new members in the area of Analog Mixed-Signal Layout and memory design. The focus of this team is to implement complex, high-speed analog and some high-speed custom digital circuits for high-speed Memory devices. We partner with the top-tier SoC and processor companies to implement designs from RTL to tape-out, on today’s most complex process technologies, using the latest EDA tools and physical implementation methodologies.

About the Project:
As a member of the AMS Design / SRAM layout team you will be responsible for delivering fully verified, clean layout, including:
• Designing complex layout for mixed-signal, and analog circuits in deep sub-micron CMOS technologies
• Reviewing and analyzing floorplans and complex circuits with circuit designers
• Running complete set of design verification tools available
• Collaborating with the circuit design team to plan/schedule work and necessary layout trade-offs as needed
• Interpreting LVS, DRC and ERC reports to find the fastest way to complete layout
• Utilizing advanced CAD tools and mask design knowledge to deliver correct and robust layout

Minimum Qualifications:
• 7+ years of experienced with layout design of high frequency SRAM arrays
• Experienced with deep submicron technologies down to 7nm FinFET and basic device physics
• Ability to recognize failure prone circuit and layout structures
• Good understanding of analog design and DFM best practices
• Experience in Cadence schematic tools (Virtuoso, etc) and design checks (DRC, LVS)
• Knowledgeable in physical implementation and reliability
• Should have at least 7 years' experience in analog mixed-signal layout

Valued Qualifications:
• Architecture understanding of advanced memory technologies and trade-offs
• Scripting skills in PERL or SKILL are considered a plus, but not required

Education Requirements:
• Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
• Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering

About Encore Semi:

Encore Semi is a successful Engineering Solutions company. We build Centers of Expertise to support our many customers from the semiconductor and electronics system industry 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 & tools, participation in challenging yet exciting projects, and direct collaboration with its industry-leading teams, customers, and long-term partners. Learn more about the company’s great benefits and career path on our website.
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