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MTS PDK Design Enablement (LVS/PEX)

  • Location:  Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Job Type:  Full Time, Employee

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Member of Technical Staff, PDK Design Enablement (LVS/PEX)


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is seeking an individual to be responsible for creating high quality LVS and PEX decks and architecting the post-layout verification flow in Advanced Process Nodes (28nm and below) along with generating specifications for relevant QA.


Specific Responsibilities

        Create high quality parasitic extraction techfiles for StarRC, QRC, xRC and identified field solvers based on Design Manual and other source documentation

        Create high quality LVS decks for Calibre and other industry-standard LVS tools based on Design Manuals and other source documentation

        Create appropriate mapping/interface files to enable smooth flow from LVS to PEX

        Work with cross-functional (TD, Modeling, Device) teams to ensure tight boundary in Model-PEX interface

        Partner with QA team to specify and create test structures suitable for verifying LVS and PEX files ensuring highest levels in quality and coverage for all features

        Work with EDA vendors to drive tool enhancements and methodologies based on needs of advanced process nodes (28nm, 20nm TSV, 14nm FinFet, etc.)


Required Qualifications

        MS, or BS in Electrical Engineering

        3+ years experience in IC design verification (LVS) and/or parasitic extraction

        2+ years experience in Mentor CalibreLVS, and/or other industry-standard LVS tools

        2+ years experience in Synopsys StarRC, CadenceQRC and/or other industry-standard PEX tools

        Familiarity with advanced semiconductor manufacturing processes

        Experience in tcl programming, a plus

        Aptitude to identify the root cause of problems and work with multiple organizations for resolution

        Ability to adapt to rapidly changing work priority

        Good relationship building skills and spoken/presentation skills in the English language


Company Description

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint. Launched in March 2009 through a partnership between AMD [NYSE: AMD] and the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), GLOBALFOUNDRIESprovides a unique combination of advanced technology, manufacturing excellence and global operations. With the integration of Chartered in January 2010, GLOBALFOUNDRIES significantly expanded its capacity and ability to provide best-in-class foundry services from mainstream to the leading edge.


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is headquartered in Silicon Valley with manufacturing operations in Singapore, Dresden, and a new leading-edge fab in Saratoga County, New York. These sites are supported by a global network of R&D, design enablement, and customer support in Singapore, China, Taiwan, Japan, the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom.


For more information on GLOBALFOUNDRIES, visit www.globalfoundries.com


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V).


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