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Layout Designer

Company: Cenergy
Location: Goleta
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

The IC Layout Designer will be an integral part of IC design team who regularly push the performance edge in image sensor design. The candidate will be responsible for full custom integrated circuit layout from transistor-level cell to top-level floor-planning and chip assembly. Contractor will be working closely with the IC design team. Excellent communication skill is essential especially will working remote. This will be remote to start due to Covid.

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o At least 6 years professional experience in integrated circuit IC Layout engineering for full custom CMOS designs using CAD software like Cadence Virtuoso, Cadence Virtuoso-XL, Mentor Graphic Calibre (DRC/LVS). o The Layout IC Designer will work with the IC design team to take circuit designs from schematic through physical verification, tape-out, and/or reticle assembly. Ability to perform layout at all levels of hierarchy is required, from leaf cell to top-level floor-planning and chip assembly. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of CMOS technology. o Experience with design rule check (DRC) and layout vs. schematic (LVS) using Calibre or equivalent software. Strong analytical skills to interpret and resolve LVS/DRC errors independently o Solid understanding of process layers and foundry design rules o Excellent communication skills.

Education Level Required:

o Bachelor's of Science in Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Technology, or equivalent degree

Years of Experience Required (if any):

o At least 6 years professional experience in integrated circuit IC Layout engineering for full custom CMOS designs using CAD software like Cadence Virtuoso, Cadence Virtuoso-XL, Mentor Graphic Calibre (DRC/LVS).

Preferred Skills

o Comprehensive understanding of high performance analog layout techniques such as common centroid layout, transistor and capacitor matching, symmetrical layout, signal shielding, use of dummy devices, latch-up, RC delay, metal density rules and other analog specific guidelines o Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to define and adhere to project layout schedules o Experience managing design tools and the related infrastructure required for IC design and layout o Experience with automatic placement and routing tools, schematic and layout tools such as Cadence Virtuoso, and Mentor Calibre for design creation and verification, is strongly desired. o Experience with revision control software, SKILL scripting, minor process design kit (PDK) modification to support layout flows, and experience with chip-level floor-planning, are strongly preferred.

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward thinking atmosphere.

Cenergy employees can enjoy the following robust benefits and resources:

? Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)? Continuous Employment Development and Learning? Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement ? 401K? Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage? Dental Insurance Coverage? Vision Insurance Coverage? Basic Life Insurance & AD&D ? Long Term Disability? Voluntary Short Term Disability? Access to Health Joy? GAP Medical Coverage? Direct Deposit? Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Keywords: Cenergy, Santa Barbara , Layout Designer, Other , Goleta, California

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