CAD Engineer- STA Methodology
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
+ We are looking for candidates with:
+ 5+ years of relevant experience, including timing closure of gate level and transistor level designs in advanced CMOS process
+ A deep understanding of STA and methodologies for timing closure
+ A deep understanding of noise, cross-talk, and OCV effects
+ Excellent data analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
+ Ability to work with multi-functional teams and drive decision-making
+ Prior experience delivering new designs to production under a very aggressive schedule
+ Additional requirements are knowledge of PrimeTime setup/flow automation, Spice simulation and understanding of derates and margins in typical STA/glitch noise closure
+ Programming experience in Perl, Python or Tcl is a requirement
+ Self-motivated and schedule oriented is a huge plus
In this exciting role, your responsibilities will include:
- Driving STA and noise methodology working with Design, CAD and Technology teams
- Working with the flow developers to incorporate timing closure requirements
- Documenting and helping with guidelines/specs
- Engaging parties in decision-making and working towards timely closure and thorough follow-through
**Education & Experience**
MS/BS in EE required
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