Job Description

Sr. Physical Design Engineer

Austin, TX

Multiple Openings!

**Must have 5+ years of experience in synthesis through closure (sign off)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on responsibility from synthesis to place and route of a complex GPU block through signoff flows including timing and physical verification
  • Synthesis, Floor plan, Place & Route in chip-level and hierarchical physical implementation environment
  • Running MBIST and DFT insertion into block, understanding impact of MBIST/Scan and debug logic is desirable
  • Interact with RTL counterpart to resolve design issues pertaining to block closure
  • Ability to work independently to make good technical trade-offs between power, area, timing
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Assist design leads to own and drive critical design issues to closure.

Job Requirements:

  • MSEE or BSEE with 7+ years relevant experience preferred (or equivalent education and experience)
  • Strong communication skills, team player working in collaborative work environment, discipline and planning; ability to execute with high quality deliverables is a must
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of the GPU/ASIC design flow with solid experience in taping out designs
  • Experience with 16nm finfet or smaller process nodes is strongly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with synthesis, block and full chip implementation with the latest industry P&R/STA flows and tools
  • Solid hands on experience with clock tree synthesis (CTS), multi-voltage and multi-clock designs
  • Strong working knowledge of formal equivalency checks, LP checks, timing constraints, UPF.
  • Experience in block level floor-planning, implementing power grid and area/congestion optimization
  • Sign-off experience with reliability, signal integrity, noise, timing, power, physical and DFM closure is an added advantage
  • Strong scripting/programming skills in Tcl, Perl, Shell, and/or Python is strongly preferred.
  • Synopsys DC/ICC2, Fusion Compiler knowledge is required.
  • Solid understanding of Electrical Engineering fundamentals, analytical aptitude and excellent attention to detail


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