Staff Physical Design Engineer
Cadence Design Systems - San Jose, CA

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You will work with a team of physical design implementation engineers and have personal design responsibility, including synthesis, floor planning, power grid design, place and route, clock tree synthesis, timing closure, power/signal integrity signoff, physical verification (DRC/LVS/Antenna), EM/IR signoff, DFM Closure, and physical design project management.
You will have the opportunity to work on many varieties of challenging designs, i.e. low power and high speed design.
Your responsibility includes participating in or leading next generation physical design, methodology and flow development.
You will work closely with RTL design team to ensure successful tapeouts.

Position Requirements

BS/MS in EE/CS with 10+ years of hands-on experience in physical design and verification.
Experienced with ASIC design flow, hierarchical physical design strategies, methodologies and understand deep sub-micron technology issues.
Solid knowledge on LP Design, DFT, static timing analysis, EM/IR-Drop/crosstalk analysis, formal verification, physical verification, DFM.
Successful track records of taping out complex, 65/40/28 nm SOCs.
Power user of Cadence implementation tools, such as, RC, Conformal, EDI, ETS, ET, EPS, RC.
Automation and programming-minded, solid coding experience in Makefile/Tcl/Tk/Perl.
Self-motivated, able to work independently or as a team player, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Understands the big picture and detail oriented during execution.

We offer a very aggressive financial compensation program, equity participation, and outstanding benefits and 401k programs.
Requires Current US Work Authorization
NOT an Entry Level position
All inquiries and responses are held in strictest confidence.
Principals only, no agency or search referrals will be honored!

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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