Member of Technical Staff, Virtuoso R&D
Cadence Design Systems - Pittsburgh, PA

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Would you like to join the team supporting the Virtuoso Layout Suite? The Virtuoso Layout Suite is used by all of the world's most advanced chip design companies to design their custom and analog chips. Our team is supporting and creating the capabilities that will drive the next revolution in chip design productivity. As part of the team charged with supporting and developing the layout design productivity features, you would help create the custom circuit designer's desktop of the future. Working from within the Custom Integrated Circuits business unit of Cadence Design Systems, you'll have access to all the largest IC designers and will be working to fulfill their productivity needs.

The Virtuoso Layout Suite team is looking for an exceptional individual skilled in C++ development, IC layout techniques and custom circuit design. Your exceptional skills in EDA algorithms and familiarity with analog circuit design and layout will be greatly appreciated. We desire a team player with excellent communication skills who is as comfortable discussing a circuit and layout design with one of our worldwide customers as they are working closely with our development teams in Pittsburgh, PA.

Primary responsibilities include designing, implementing, verifying and maintaining physical design software modules for custom integrated circuits in the Virtuoso Layout Suite. The ability to interact with a worldwide cross-­functional team and with layout design engineers throughout the industry to define product requirements is a necessity. An understanding of semiconductor integrated circuit technology, analog integrated circuit design, and layout of analog circuits is also welcome. A strong software engineering background is mandatory with emphasis on C/C++/Unix experience. Familiarity with Cadence's DFII framework and the SKILL language are highly desired. Bachelors degree or higher in CS or EE required.

Position Requirements

BSCS/BSEE or higher
2+ years software development experience (C/C++)
Background in custom layout design (transistor level)
Proficiency in speaking and writing English
Experience with Virtuoso and Skill language welcome

Company Information

Cadence is the global leader in software, hardware, and services that is driving the transformation of the electronic design automation (EDA) industry. This application-driven approach for creating, integrating, and optimizing designs helps customers realize Analog & Digital ICs , System-On-Chip devices, IP and complete systems at lower costs and with higher quality.

Cadence is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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