CAD Engineer - Logic Equivalence Checking

Cupertino, CA
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Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you'll help design and validate our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient system-on-chip (SoC) designs. You'll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you'll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices

In this highly visible role you will develop, maintain, and enhance logic equivalence checking flows. You will support the software and scripts that design teams are using to verify implementation flows and complete ECOs and will get to explore the possibility of applying machine learning techniques to improve logic equivalence tools and flows. You will work directly with EDA vendors to address tool issues, and you will own issue closure on projects

Key Qualifications

  • This is an entry level position on our team. We are looking for a new college graduate or someone with 1-2 years of work experience
  • Understanding of frontend implementation tasks: synthesis, logic equivalence checking, or DFT insertion
  • Expertise with logic equivalence tools (Formality, Conformal, etc.) is preferred
  • Experience with UPF and low power verification tools/methodologies is a plus
  • Proficiency in TCL is useful
  • Excellent communication skills are required


We are looking for someone to join our team who will be:
• Developing, maintaining, and enhancing CAD applications for logical equivalence flows
• Directly supporting multiple frontend and physical design teams
• Triaging and solving CAD flow problems, and working around 3rd party EDA tool problems.
• Driving bug fixes and enhancements to EDA tools
• Collaborating with other CAD engineers to integrate your solutions into their flows

Education & Experience

MS/BS Degree in technical discipline.

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CAD Engineer - Logic Equivalence Checking

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA

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