Physical Design Engineer, Midlothian

Physical Design Engineer, Edinburgh

Job ID: 173410
Location: Midlothian, Scotland, UK
Salary: Salary reflective of 5-10 years experience
Job Type: Permanent

This is a superb opportunity to join my client as a Senior Engineer working as part of a team that develops digital solutions for a new generation of mixed-signal motor control ASICs.  In this position you will be responsible for the physical implementation of the main digital block of a mixed signal IC.

Key Responsibilities
  • Define the physical and timing constraints.
  • Define test requirements and insert scan logic.
  • Perform synthesis and place and route.
  • Construct the block floorplan, insert clock trees, timing optimization and static timing analysis.
  • Verify the integrity of the block power grid, estimate the power consumption and IR drop.
  • Ensure that the final database is logically correct using formal verification.
  • Confirm that the database is manufacturable by performing physical verification.
  • Automatic test pattern generation and vector verification.
Key requirements

  • Degree Educated
  • 5+ year’s experience in Physical Design
  • Familiarity with Cadence Design Environment and Digital Tools
  • Experience of RTL synthesis including Scan Chain insertion and Synopsys Design Constraints (SDC) generation, TCL and/or Perl scripting
  • Knowledge of Synthesis, Floor -planning, Place and Route (P&R), Clock Tree Synthesis (CTS), Parasitic Extraction, Static Timing Analysis (STA), Timing Closure, Physical Verification and Formal Verification and ATPG. 
For more information contact Rachel Mason at IC Resources – 0118 9881107  

+44 (0)118 988 1150

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