Physical Design Engineer


  • Las Vegas, NV

Job fields:

  • Physical Design
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What You’ll be Doing

  • Responsible for implementation of ultra-high performance and low power data processing chip
  • Work with RTL designers to achieve PPA goals and suggest appropriate tradeoffs
  • Floor-planning, experimenting with placement and routing techniques for better PPA
  • Do timing closure for very high frequency designs with possible hand placement of logic when needed
  • Help define low latency/low skew clock tree methodology/design
  • Help define appropriate power grid structures to meet EM/IR goals
  • Scripting and automating flows to improve turn-around times

What We Are Looking For

  • Member of core team responsible for the crafting and timely delivery of PD partitions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to work with our global design team
  • Successful track record of mentoring junior engineers and interns a plus
  • More than 5 years of experience in high performance semiconductor designs
  • Verilog knowledge and an understanding of ASIC design flow
  • Expertise in logic synthesis, prototyping, timing analysis, floor-planning
  • Expertise in flow automation (Perl, Tcl, Python) and understanding of full PD methodology
  • Experience with Innovus on 7nm or lower technology nodes
  • A background in computer architecture is desirable
  • The ability to learn new technologies and apply that knowledge quickly
  • aProven track record demonstrating the ability to meet project milestones and deadlines
  • BS or MS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with basic synthesizable RTL designs (flops, fifos Clock domain crossing) is a plus.
  • Strong familiarity with any of these protocols: PCie, Ethernet (100G and above), DDR4.
  • Ability to create regression scripts to run individual and batch jobs on grid.

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