Principal Physical Design Engineer

Location Mountain View
Discipline: Hardware Acceleration Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: US$170000 - US$230000 per annum + Equity Package
Contact name: Jake Whitcomb

Contact email: jwhitcomb@acceler8talent.com
Job ref: BBBH10335_1668711360
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Acceler8 Talent is seeking a Senior Physical Design to join a hardware start-up that is developing a new interconnect architecture to eliminate congestion in massively distributed systems and have recently raised a substantial Series A.

The founding team hail from leading hardware & tech companies and their major investor has a fantastic track record of turning early stage start-ups into successful companies.

Responsibilities

  • Construct and support the CAD tool flow for physical implementation in a cloud-first development environment.
  • Work closely with architects and microarchitects on the chip-level floorplan and block partitioning. Evaluate tradeoffs in functional partitioning, block size, and interface complexity with other stakeholders
  • Define and build the major physical structures, including the clock and reset architecture, the power delivery network, and interconnect topologies.
  • Execute on block-level, cluster-level, and top-level physical implementation, from synthesis, floorplan and power plan, through P+R, through timing closure, physical verification, and tapeout.

Requirements

  • Minimum BSEE/CE + 10 years or MSEE/CE + 5 years experience
  • Deep industry experience with the latest CAD tools through the entire physical design workflow
  • Experience with circuit analysis using HSPICE is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of SystemVerilog, as well as Perl, Python or other scripting languages

They are looking for someone to start ASAP and are offering $200k-$250k base with a generous equity package. Please apply here or contact me at Jwhitcomb@acceler8talent.com if you would like to hear more.

This position is open to Boston, Mountain View, Raleigh, and Austin.