Job Description :

Physical Design Engineer

Location: Remote (USA)

Duration: 6 Months

Qualification/Experience/Skills Required

· Hands-on tape-out experience performing timing and physical verification closure on 5nm FinFET TSMC process or similar technology nodes

· Hands-on experience with block level physical design (synthesis to GDS)

· Experience with SoC level integration (multiple blocks, SoC floorplan, clocking, and timing analysis) preferred

· Expertise in Cadence (Innovus) P&R, Synopsys PrimeTime/StarRC, Ansys Redhawk, and Mentor Graphics Caliber EDA tools

· Proficiency in scripting languages, such as Makefiles, Tcl, Unix Shell, Python

· Hands-on experience in writing scripts to improve or develop flow from scratch

· Solid engineering understanding of the underlying concepts of IC design, implementation flows, and methodologies for deep submicron design

· 10+ years industry experience, BS EE

Roles & Responsibilities

· Block level synthesis and physical design activities for one or more blocks.

· Block level physical design includes synthesis, floorplan, power plan, placement, CTS, timing analysis, and route.

· Signoff timing and physical verification closure.

· As part of the block level implementation, you will need to ensure the floorplan is optimal, congestion issues are resolved, and timing is under control at every stage from synthesis, placement, CTS, and route stages.

· Signoff tasks include Timing closure with crosstalk and OCV under Multi-Mode Multi-corner conditions, Noise signoff, Physical verification including LVS, DRC, Antenna, and IR closure.

· Flow development/automation


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