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Princ Engineer Design Enablement more...
Location:Santa Clara, CA
First posted:June 15, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Job Summary:

This position reports into the Design Methodology group and will be part of a team that is responsible for the creation of Design Methodology solutions for a wide variety of Technology nodes. Your role is focused on the development of Digital design enablement collateral to help GLOBALFOUNDRIES customers adopt the most advanced silicon technologies (22FDx, 12FDx, 14/10nm/7nm).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Stdcell Library Characterization, Design timing margining, RTL2GDS flow creation and qualification for Synthesis, Place and Route, Extraction, Timing

  • Will be closely collaborating with EDA vendors, foundry technologists, PDK and design teams to define, implement, customize, and qualify digital design flows

  • Benchmarking the power, performance and area (PPA) of new GLOBALFOUNDRIES technologies

  • The ability to work independently in an international team, to drive project definition, execution, and delivery is highly desirable.

  • Perform all activities and responsibilities in safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety, Security requirements and programs

    Required Qualifications

  •  4 years of relevant work experience with BS degree in electrical or computer engineering or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

  •  2 years with MS or 0 years with Ph.D. degree in electrical or computer engineering or related field.

  • Hands-on experience using version control software like Perforce and Low power design techniques and UPF (IEEE 1801)

  • Strong communication skills within a global team and the ability to define and execute projects independently.

  • Strong knowledge of process technology, digital design, and digital implementation and analysis EDA tools and flows.

  • Deep hands-on experience with Library Characterization tools and flows (i.e. Synopsys Silicon Smart, Cadence Liberate) including fast spice simulators.

  •  Experience with digital implementation tools and flows (i.e. Synopsys ICC/ICC2, Cadence EDI/INNOVUS) including RTL synthesis, Place and Route, parasitic extraction and static timing (Synopsys or Cadence)

  • Strong understanding of liberty (.lib) formats including variation formats like AOCV/LVF

  • Strong EDA tool scripting and automation experience (TCL, Perl, make).

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

    An offer of employment with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

    GLOBALFOUNDRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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