Sr Staff Engineer, Digital CAD Inphi
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company, is the market leader in data transport and signal integrity solutions from fiber to memory. We address the bandwidth, capacity and power issues faced by cloud computing, mega data center, and 40G/100G network environments. By leveraging our core competencies in advanced analog circuit design, signal integrity, power management, packaging and process technologies, Inphi has taken a leadership role in the markets we serve. Founded in 2001, Inphi went through a successful initial public offering in November 2010 and is publicly traded on NYSE under the symbol ?IPHI.?
Our innovative approaches have resulted in the company?s products being first to market in a number of key areas, including 40G/100G drivers and TiAs, as well as 100G Ethernet CMOS SERDES. We are seeking talented individuals to work on demanding technical challenges with the most outstanding group of collaborators in the industry. Join our team of experts and make a difference in an exciting career opportunity.
We are looking for a talented CAD Engineer who will be responsible for defining and
maintaining CAD tool methodology/flow in a mixed-signal IC design environment. A
qualified candidate must have the experience and leadership quality, and be capable of
scaling the Inphi CAD infrastructure. The candidate will work closely with our digital
design engineers, mixed-signal design engineers, layout designers, and analog designers
located in our world-wide design centers.
Front-to-back CAD support for digital and mixed-signal designs, using predominantly
Cadence tools across all engineering sites.
Provide a broad range of CAD support including general user support, library and IP
maintenance, evaluation of new tools, and some Linux support.
Specific Responsibilities/Duties Include:
Provide CAD services support including general user support, helpdesk, and issue
Develop and improve design methodology and design flows
Creation of utilities and scripts for productivity improvement
Documentation and development of procedures, guidelines and best practices
EDA software evaluation, installation and maintenance
Installation, maintenance, and augmentation of foundry provided process design kits
(PDK), libraries, and IP.
FlexLM license server maintenance, license install and monitoring
Computational grid (RTDA?s NC) support and monitoring
Revision control (CVS, subversion and ClioSoft SOS) support and monitoring
BSEE or MSEE with a strong computer science background.
Min. 5+ years of experience in digital new product development IC cad support using
both Cadence and Mentor tools.
Must have a solid understanding of IC design and devices, as well as analog mixed-
signal/digital design flows.
Must have experience with Cadence digital design tools Encounter Place-and-Route,
RTL Compiler, Encounter Timing, QRC, or equivalent. Must have experience doing
40nm design or below.
Must have experience doing the physical assembly and layout verification of a mixed
Must have experience with one or more of Encounter Conformal, Incisive, and
Encounter Test (or equivalent).
Experience with Encounter RTL Compiler or equivalent a plus.
Experience with Calibre physical verification (DRC and LVS) tools a plus.
Experience supporting Cadence analog tools Spectre, Virtuoso, and
VAVO/VAEO/VPS a plus.
Programming languages: Tcl, PERL, Unix Shell Scripting, C/C++., Skill
Must be proficient with Linux.
Must possess excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Effective communication and documentation skills
- Prior experience in supporting a company with world-wide design centers
- Digital IC design and simulation understanding
- Device physics understanding
- Connecting strategic goals and tactical actions
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