Company:Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
Job Area:Engineering Group, Engineering Group > CAD Engineering
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.
In this role, you will be part of the Design Enablement team responsible for PDK development across Custom/Analog/RFA technology nodes.
As a member of the CAD team, you will be working closely with Custom, Analog & RF Engineers to develop & support flows for Circuit Simulation, IP characterization and improving overall design methodology. You may also be responsible for supporting transistor level EM/IR analysis flows including Static/Dynamic IR, Signal & Power EM, and IP/SoC interface modeling and signoff.
In this highly cross functional role, you will also contribute to or gain experience in various aspects of PDK development including Schematic capture, Layout, pCells, Custom P&R flows & Automation flows etc.
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
+ Good understanding of CMOS fundamentals and Circuit Design Concepts
+ Aptitude for Programming
+ Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
+ Expertise in the development of custom design kits including symbol and layout pCell generation, device netlisting and parasitic back annotation enablement
+ Expertise in one or more of the SPICE simulation tools (Hspice, Spectre APS, AFS, CustomSim, FineSim, ADS, GoldenGate etc.)
+ Experience with supporting transistor level EM/IR flows
+ Knowledge of Virtuoso suite of tools – Schematic, Layout, Analog Design Environment etc.
+ Proficiency in one or more of the programming/scripting languages – SKILL, Python, Perl and TCL.
+ Knowledge of FinFet & SOI processes is a plus
• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
• Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.
• Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
• Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
• Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems
2+ years CAD experience, EDA experience, or related work experience.
4+ years CAD experience, EDA experience, or related work experience. ,2+ years experience with scripting and automation environments.
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