**Job Id** E1960742
**Job Title** IPOG Layout Reticle Design Integrator and Foundry Interface Engineer
**Post Date** 11/28/2017
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware
**Location** California – San Diego
**Job Overview** Qualcomm is the world leader in wireless chipsets powering the majority of 3G & 4G devices, the largest fabless semiconductor in the world, and is widely regarded as one of the most employee friendly companies in the high-tech marketplace. Qualcomm is seeking a qualified mask designer to facilitate reticle generation and mask releases with external foundry services. This includes front end coordination with design and layout staff, reticle and wafer map planning and back end planning with bump and packaging vendors
oCo-ordinate incoming layout requests from multiple design groups
oTestchip, product, and monthly tapeouts
oInterface with POG (Passive On Glass) designers and device engineers for mask layout
oReticle floor planning and saw plans collaborating with contributing parties
oConduct in-house final layout DRC, XOR and GDS tapeout to Foundry
oProvide mask data (GDS format) to foundry and conduct final XOR verifications of foundry incoming wafermap (when applicable) prior to mask order
oWork with technology, manufacturing and design as central point of communication
oFoundry integration tasks may include lot planning, Fab lot/QC wafer inventory tracking
oComplete, provide and record documentation as required for mask making and saw plan purposes.
Skills / Experiences:
oExperiences of testchip and product tapeout flow
Plus: knowledge of integrated passives on glass
oExperiences of reticle floor plan and block integration of various product dies, saw plan
oRequired solid understanding of Cadence Virtuoso
Plus: skill code for layout
oRequired solid understanding of Cadence Assura verifications (DRC)
Plus: Mentor Graphics Calibre tool alternatively
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
**Minimum Qualifications** 5+ years experience in the following
oActing as a direct technical interface to IPOG, SOI or CMOS foundry.
oCadence Virtuoso Layout/GDSII file management
oMentor Graphics Calibre DRC, LVS and XRC
oCliosoft and/or DesignSync revision control
oLinux OS sufficient for user access and usage
oMicrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
**Preferred Qualifications** Proficiency with record keeping for mask making and coordination
Experience working with external (preferred) or internal foundries for mask planning and
**Education Requirements** Required: Associate’s, Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Bachelor’s, Electrical Engineering
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.