Senior Physical Design Engineer

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Date Posted: 01-15-2019
Position Title: Senior or Senior/Staff Physical Design Engineer
Work locations: Austin, TX (preferred) or remote-support/work from any US location
Status: Full-time

About the Team:
Join the growing Encore Semi Front-End Development team to collaborate with customers on the physical implementation of SoC and Processor devices using state-of-the-art technology and tools. You will join a larger Processor development team to deliver next generation high-speed computing processors and systems.

About the Project:
In support of the high-demand from our customers, the Physical Design Group is expanding and recruiting new members in the area of Physical Design implementation including Floorplanning, P&R, Timing Closure, and Physical Verification (DRC/LVS/Antenna). The focus of this project is to implement complex, high speed Processor and CPU designs. We partner with the top-tier SoC companies to implement designs from RTL to tape-out using the latest EDA tools and physical implementation methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must have experience in full chip and block level physical design in 20 nm, 14 nm, and/or 7 nm technologies
• Extensive experience with floorplanning and Clock Tree Synthesis (CTS)
• Good knowledge of physical verification tools and methodologies
• Good knowledge of static timing analysis (STA) and timing closure
• Ability to use scripting languages to automate process flow
• Good communication and leadership skills
• BSEE and 7+ years of Physical Design experience
• Extensive experience with Cadence, Synopsys and/or Mentor physical design tools

Preferred Qualifications:
• MSEE and 5+ years of Physical Design experience
• Experience with Cadence Innovus tools is a plus


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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