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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. SoC/ASIC Physical Design Engineer in San Jose, California

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

+ + In-depth understanding of the ASIC design flow to tapeout including all aspects of Synthesis, Auto Placement and Routing, DFT Scan implementation, Clock Tree implementation, Static Timing Analysis, Logic Equivalence Checking, DRC, LVS, DFM, parasitic extraction flows

  • Chip level floorplan and integration planning and execution

  • Creation and management of partitions for soft macros including development of SDC

  • Work on design closure including timing, power, noise, and physical verification

  • Candidate should have exposure to current nanometer CMOS process technology, ASIC design flow and design methodology challenges and configuration/data management

  • Architect and develop efficient tools flows and automation around flows as needed

  • Additional job description:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with at least 8 years of experience in ASIC implementation

  • Hands on experience using tools for: RTL creation, Synthesis, Auto Placement and Routing, DFT Scan implementation, Static Timing Analysis, Logic Equivalence Checking, DRC, LVS, DFM, parasitic extraction

  • Knowledge of custom / analog design tools like Virtuoso

  • Specifically, Digital P&R implementation tools Genus, Innovus, Tempus, Voltus, Conformal, PVS and QRC.

  • Knowledge of functional verification a plus

  • Working knowledge of perl and tcl is essential

  • Hands on experience in tape-out of multiple chips.

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Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.