Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Physical Design Engineer

Post Date



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware


California – San Diego

Job Overview

The Physical Design Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of physical design and implementation. In this role, you will participate in the efforts of establishing physical design methodologies and flow automation. You’ll have the opportunity to work on chip and block floorplan, power/clock distribution, chip assembly, P&R, and timing closure.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

+ 5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

7-10 years of hands on experience in P&R from Netlist to GDS including timing closure and Physical verification:

+ Power user of industry standard Physical Design & Verification tools: Innovus, FirstEncounter, ICC, etc.

+ Strong hands-on experience in floor planning, clock tree synthesis, timing closure, signal integrity, IR drop analysis, ECO implementation, and physical design verification

+ Experience in Technologies nodes: 28nm,14nm 7nm.

+ Solid understanding of scripting languages such as Perl/Tcl.

+ Solid understanding of Extraction and STA methodology and tools.

+ Solid understanding of Physical Design Verification methodology to debug LVS/DRC issues at chip/block level.

+ Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Self Motivator with excellent problem solving skills.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

About Qualcomm

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.