Physical Design Engineer

San Jose, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Physical Design Engineer

Responsible for driving critical design decisions, optimizing power/clock/routing tracks, developing timing margins & advancing timing methodologies, and driving development of all associated IPs
The candidate should have expertise in:
– Strong Circuit Design
– Clock mesh design, construction, and analysis with schematic and circuit simulation tools
– power mesh design, construction, and analysis
– EM/IR drop analysis (e.g., Apache/Voltus)
– strong automation skills (TCL, Perl)
– layout development in a PnR environment (e.g., ICC or EDI)
– static voltage scaling
– timing corner selection, library characterization, OCV/AOCV, margin analysis