Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Senior Mixed-Signal Mask Layout Designer

Post Date



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

Job Area

Engineering Support


California – San Diego

Job Overview

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 responsible for .

+ Create, verify, and revise layout of custom analog IP designs in advanced nodes for modem and Snapdragon processors

+ Quickly learn and assist in development of advanced node process kits for use in custom analog design

+ Proactively and independently solve complex design and PDK issues; clearly communicate solutions to the layout and engineering teams

+ Engage with the engineering design team to understand design concepts, constraints, and milestones

+ Collaborate with Mask Layout Designers at Qualcomm remote sites such as India and/or Ireland

+ Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork; work efficiently as part of an international team

+ Lead a layout team to develop successful, on time, custom mask layout for individual functional IPs.

+ Develop layout project schedules to meet milestones; track schedules

+ Concisely and accurately report design status to the engineering team

+ Mentor and train junior layout designers as needed

+ Follow, enhance, and/or define layout methodology; collaborate to adjust methodology as our design kits and procedures evolve

+ Continually strive to broaden skillset to serve our design community with evolving information from CAD and process teams

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

Minimum Qualifications

+ 5+ years of experience creating custom layout at chip, block, and device levels

+ Proficiency with Virtuoso XL schematic driven layout design flow and Mentor Graphic verification suites

+ Custom analog layout experience should include critical circuit designs such as DAC, ADC, BBRX, PLL, or LDO

Preferred Qualifications

+ Demonstrated leadership of a layout design team in an advanced node environment

+ Previous experience with data management tools

+ Strong analytical and debugging skills

+ Strong organizational and team work skills in an advanced node environment

+ Strong written and oral communication skills to work with people in different time zone and locations.

+ Recent experience in advanced nodes; Finfet 7nm, 10nm, and 14nm

+ Recent experience with Calibre RVE and Virtuoso IC18.x or IC12

+ Recent experience with Synchronicity or other distributed, version controlled design environment

+ Recent experience with automated placement and routing tools

+ Recent experience with Apache Totem

+ Advanced node fabrication knowledge is a plus

Education Requirements

Required: Associate’s or equivalent experience

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

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.