Staff Physical Design Engineer

Location Austin
Discipline: Hardware Acceleration Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: US$160000.00 - US$190000.00 per annum
Contact name: Cassie Cavender

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Published: 13 days ago

Staff Physical Design Engineer

Acceler8 Talent is seeking a talented Staff Physical Design Engineer to join one of the world's leading semiconductor and mobile communication companies. As a Physical Design Engineer, you will be joining an Austin-based team and will be responsible for hands-on high-performance CPU implementation in advanced nodes


  • 5+ years of experience in physical design of high-performance CPUs with frequencies greater than 2GHz
  • Experienced in hierarchical design, budgeting, multiple voltage domains, and multiple clock domains
  • Experienced in different clocking techniques including CTS, multi-source CTS, datapath, and concurrent clock optimization.
  • Experienced in working on advanced finfet process nodes and developing implementation flows
  • Sign-off experience meeting signal integrity, power integrity, and DFM requirements.
  • Strong skills with Cadence or Synopsys Implementation tools.
  • Understanding of STA and timing constraints.
  • Scripting skills in tcl, perl, or python.

Not required, but a plus if you have these skills:

  • ARM CPU implementation experience
  • Experience with structured datapath implementation.
  • STA & timing closure
  • IR Drop analysis (Static & Dynamic)