Senior ASIC Physical Design Engineer at Acacia Communications
Maynard, MA, US

Reports to:      Manager, ASIC Physical Design                

Location:          Maynard, MA

FLSA Status:    Exempt


Job Description:

Primary member of a team responsible for executing project deliverables and processes necessary to successfully specify, develop, and release to production highly integrated ASICs

Key Essential Functions: 


  • Deliver on physical design implementation activities such as driving the following across all major EDA tool suites: power analysis, electromigration, IR signoff  process corner decisions, floor planning & partitioning, synthesis, place & route, static timing analysis (STA), formal equivalence check, Clock Tree Synthesis, timing closure, signal integrity, power grid analysis, physical verification DRC/LVS
  • Work closely with RTL designers to debug and root-cause Physical Implementation issues related to design, tools, etc. and arrive at a feasible solution through the augmentation of input and design collateral
  • Deliver methodology and design flows for place & route, STA, formal equivalency, power grid analysis and physical verification DRC/LVS across the design space.  Manage stakeholders across analog and digital teams while interfacing with EDA vendors on issues/features/enhancements.

Other Requirements:


  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications:


  • Minimum of BSEE, 8+ years of experience
  • Familiar with industry standard CAD methodologies from Cadence, Synopsys and/or Mentor
  • Experience in advanced technology nodes: 28nm, 16nm and below
  • Good scripting skills with Perl and TCL
  • Successful execution of ASICs from product definition to production release
  • Solid analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to drive without supervision

Other Desirable Skills:


  • Finfet expertise
  • Prior experience in telecom design space
  • Experience with digital signal processing algorithms is a plus
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills

Physical Requirements:  

  • None


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.