Physical Design Engineer

Recruiter
MICROTECH GLOBAL LTD
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1235707357
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB AD: This position offers the opportunity to join the Physical Design team, within the Space Systems design centre in Manchester. Here my client are designing their next generation of radiation hardened satellite modems to bring advanced processing capabilities to the satellite payload. As a member of this dynamic and highly motivated team you will have access to best in class EDA design tools and will be working in leading edge process technologies. Job Description: - Physical implementation of complex SoC, VLSI devices and Test Chips, integrating custom designs and 3rd party IP (Hard, Soft, IO, CPUs, DSPs, etc) - Development of a radiation hardening physical design process - Full block level timing closure and manufacturing checks signoff including power planning and analysis - Working alongside the Logic Design team to develop timing constraints for implementation at block and chip level - Insertion of DFT test structures and chip level integration, capture and simulation Required Skills and Experience: - COT/ASIC physical design flow covering: Synthesis, Floorplanning, Place and Route (P&R), Clock Tree Synthesis (CTS), Parasitic Extraction, Static Timing Analysis (STA) and Timing Closure, Physical Verification, Power Analysis, Formal Verification, DFT/DFM and ATPG insertion/pattern generation - Deep sub-micron (28nm or below) process technologies - Industry standard design processes for deep sub-micron designs - Problem-solving and analytical skills - Practical use of scripting languages Tcl/Python/Perl etc - Experience of at least one of the following EDA tool flows: Cadence, Mentor or Synopsys - Communicating with other design teams, 3rd party IP and library suppliers and EDA tool vendors to improve scripts and tool flow - Managing/Interfacing to sub-contract design service providers

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