CAD Engineer - Extraction

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200277535
Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 30, 2021

Role Number:200277535

Do you love building elegant solutions to highly complex challenges and a passion for invention? This position of Extraction CAD e...Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 30, 2021

Role Number:200277535

Do you love building elegant solutions to highly complex challenges and a passion for invention? This position of Extraction CAD engineer gives you an opportunity to be a part of the most groundbreaking and key projects that Apple's Silicon Engineering Group has embarked on to date! Your experience and innovative ideas will influence the next generation of Apple product.

As a key contributor in our extraction CAD team, you will leverage your strong knowledge of PnR flow extraction methodology and related EDA tools to interface with design teams across the world. Your expertise of post-extraction flow knowledge in STA domains will help build cutting edge products. In addition to deep extraction domain knowledge, you will also use general design flow in back-end to identify and resolve cross function issues. Joining this group means you'll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices!

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of direct extraction development or support experience.
  • Experience in STA support or indirect STA interaction and support.
  • Proficient in Tcl/Tk , Perl , Python programming. Must show sufficient script development experience.
  • Strong familiarity with StarRC, PrimeTime Experience with QRC, Tempus tools is good to have.
  • Familiar with PDK component and installation.
  • Knowledge of EDA RC extraction tool modeling methods of sub-7nm process node effects like MPT, FinFet devices, variation modeling, etc.
  • Previous usage of layout utilities like Virtuoso and/or CalibreDRV
  • Experience with LVS and the Calibre to StarRC and/or QRC CCI flow is a plus

Description
- Provide extraction setups of optimal accuracy and performance
- Develop Tcl/Tk script to tune extraction settings
- Develop Perl script to configure extraction flows
- Test development, automation and regression flow
- Diagnose and debug extraction failure, inaccuracy. Understand STA timing report and correlate impact from extraction contribution.
- Efficiently communicate with design team and vendors for issue clarification, solution confirmation, regression QA ,etc.

Education & Experience

Master's in Electrical / Computer Engineering

Additional Requirements

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