Physical Design Engineer

  • Company: Manpower
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Posted: October 18, 2017
  • Reference ID: 219571


Order: 219571

Order Type : Temp - > 30 Hrs

Job Title: Physical Design Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA

Duration: 4+months

Pay: 54/hr.



Job Overview:
  • To do Floor planning, P&R, timing closure SI prevention/fixing, power planning, CTS, PV and I/R drop for Block as well as Top level MSM.
  • Work on PD projects as needed



Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering
  • Able to deal with MSM Top level complexity from FP, Placement, CTS, Routing and timing closure
  • Must be able to take the Hardmacro through P&R from Netlist to GDS including timing closure, formal and Physical verification.
  • Tools: EDA Physical design tools experience ( Examples: Cadence Innovas, Synopsys ICC2, PrimetimeSi/Calibre/ etc)
  • Skills: Physical design implementation expertise in latest technology nodes in one of the below domains or all of these.
  • Floorplanning at Full chip level or Macro or Block Level
  • Macro placement, power grid implementation, power routing, special routing like analog signals, etc.
  • Power collapse/Low power implementation flow
  • P&R:
  • Place and route at chip level or block level, perform placement, timing closure in P&R mode, perform clock tree synthesis , routing etc
  • Timing closure/STA:
  • Perform STA using primetimeSi or Tempus or any industry standard STA engine, timing closure, ECO generation, timing correlation
  • Deep understanding of timing skills to perform correlation, timing fixes , corner/voltage definitions, etc.
  • Clock Tree Synthesis:
  • Perform custom or regular clock tree implementation at block level or top level.
  • Clock tree balance of complicated tree, clock power reduction techniques etc
  • Low Power Implementation:
  • Power collapse/power gaing techniques/implementation
  • UPF/CPF flow knowledge c.CLP/FV
  • Physical Verification Using Calibre:
  • Running all the PV checks (DRc/LVS/ERC/Softcheck )
  • Deep understanding of all the rules and fixes
  • Perl/Python/Shell script experience is also preferred to help with automation

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