Company:Qualcomm Technologies, 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.
As a CAD Engineer focusing on the design, analysis and signoff of high performance power grids, you will work with design leads to develop technology and methodology critical to the development of our products. You will be involved from conception to final creation and every step along the way.
Roles and Responsibilities
+ Design flows to perform various electrical analyses at block and top levels, including static/dynamic IR, power/signal EM, and ESD
+ Assist design in driving block and top-level electrical verification closure
+ Develop power grid specs based on power/performance/area targets of different SOC blocks. Implement power grids in industry standard PnR tool environments.
+ Work closely with the PI team to optimize the overall PDN performance. Work with CAD and tool vendors to develop and validate new flows and methodologies.
+ MS/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering; 10 years of practical experience
+ Experience with industry standard EMIR tools such as Redhawk-SC and Voltus
+ Basic knowledge of the physical design flow and industry standard PnR tools
+ Basic working knowledge of custom design, gds flow and custom macro power grids
+ Experience with scripting languages such as Python, TCL and Perl
+ Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams
+ Experience with machine pools and submission techniques spanning remote cpus
+ In-depth knowledge of EMIR tools such as Redhawk and Voltus (accuracy, scale)
+ Experience in developing and implementing high performance power grids
+ Good knowledge of system-level PDN and power integrity
+ Practical experience with PnR implementation, verification, power analysis and STA
+ Expertise in efficient management of 100+ remote machines across a pool for a flow task
+ Proficient in scripting languages (TCL/Perl/Python)
+ 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
5+ years CAD experience, EDA experience, or related work experience.
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