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CAD Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #42
Monday, July 27, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • This role requires a fundamental understanding of circuits and mixed signal design as well as proficiency in scripting, back end digital flows, CAD tools, and foundry PDK formats.

  • In-depth knowledge in CAD/EDA tools to support team of engineers on their daily CAD issues.

  • Install and maintain and troubleshoot PDK environments for semiconductor foundries.

  • In addition to executing the above tasks the role is primarily for someone who can build and customize robust back-end flows, capturing the needs of both digital and analog circuit implementation and verification.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED:

  • At least 6 years as lead engineer with demonstrable experience in:

  • Proficient in perl/tcl/python or other scripting language and in Verilog/VHDL and C/C++

  • Expert in CAD tools, simulation and debug tools, design databases, file formats, back end flows

  • Support semiconductor design engineers in CAD/EDA issue and maintain tools, licenses, storage and compute servers

  • Install and manage EDA license servers and simulation tools (Cadence, Synopsys, Calibre and other EDA/CAD related tools)

  • Capable of customizing/generating standard cells for automated digital design flows

  • Experience with custom device generation (eg. transistors, diodes, resistors, capacitors, MEM structures)

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:

  • Familiarity with semiconductor IC technologies (e.g., SiGe BiCMOS, CMOS).

  • Understanding of circuit design techniques, semiconductor device physics, signal processing,

  • Experience with Linux workstation environment

  • Use diverse laboratory tools for IC evaluation and debugging

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency in use of computers, engineering work stations, complex electronic equipment, oral and written communication, interaction with vendors/colleagues and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Ability to work well in a team and independently.


EDUCATION DESIRED: BS or MS., Electrical Engineering


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:


U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Active SSBI is a plus.            


Keywords: "CAD Engineer", "cad support", AMS, ASIC, mixed-signal, analog, place, route, PDK, Library


 


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
 
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA