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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Synopsys Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale, CA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Senior R&D Engineer

Seeking a highly motivated individual, with expertise in IC design and physical implementation for a group with growth opportunities.
Responsibilities include floorplanning, timing constraints, physical synthesis, formal verification, clock tree optimization, routing, extraction, timing closure, DFT, signal integrity, physical verification and DFM. The individual will contribute both on the implementation side as well as flow development for a variety of mixed signal IP products and test-chips at 20 nm and below.

The successful candidate:
- has solid engineering understanding of the underlying concepts of IC design
- has intimate knowledge of the full design cycle from RTL to GDSII, including development of timing constraints
- is an expert with the implementation flows and methodologies for deep sub-micron designs
- has experience in high performance digital design and CAD, high-speed design, low-power design, high speed clock design and distribution.
- has proven experience contributing to project tape-outs.
- has experience in timing closure, signal integrity.
- has good software and scripting skills (Perl, Tcl, Python, .); knowledge of CAD automation methods.
- Can contribute to enhancing the best practices of the physical design flow
- Can interface with the larger product team to understand design constraints, deliverable formats, customer requirements

BS with 5+ years experience or MS with 3+ years experience. Must have hands-on experience with design of complex ASSP and COT designs. Must also demonstrate knowledge of the Synopsys tools, flows and methodologies required to execute physical design projects. These tools may include: Design Compiler, Physical Compiler, Primetime SI, ICC, Star-RCXT, Hercules, HSPICE and other tools.


Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world’s 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. Whether you’re a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest quality and security, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products. - See more at:

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