Staff Design Engineer - IO Design

  • Bangalore
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 7-10 years
  • 24 Jun 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - VLSI/ ASIC/ EDA/ Semiconductor
Job Description

- The IO engineer will be responsible for development of our popular General Purpose I/O libraries. The I/O engineer will be part of an enthusiastic bright team to optimize schematics, work with layout designers for optimal layout, characterize these I/Os, generate and verify a wide variety of views for industry standard EDA tools.Account abilities / Responsibilities:- Design and deliver General Purpose I/O libraries in various process technologies.- Work with design experts in I/O interfaces, including solutions for ESD and Latch-up at deep sub-micron technologies.- Work with layout/mask designers to effectively instruct them to deliver high quality of layout.- Circuit simulations to validate specification of various I/O libraries, using SPICE like simulator- Verification of functionality, performance and power for all I/O cells developed.- Characterization of the I/O library.- Delivering high quality I/O library EDA views to customers.- Work with IC manufactures to understand leading edge CMOS technologies.- Work with ARM Design Automation group to continually define, improve and develop infrastructure and methodologies for improving quality and efficiency.- Lead and deliver on complex project requirements- Drive multiple projects and provide necessary technical guidance to the engineers- Perform presentations to ARM partners on I/O products, product developments.- Work with key technical staff within the division as well as other divisions within ARM- The position may also be responsible for any combination of these tasks:- Interface with engineers in remote site(s).- Create automation procedures for development of I/O libraries.- Document and maintain procedures on internal WEB.

- Graduate from a Reputed College or Institution- BS in Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or Equivalent degree- Masters degree preferred- Job RequirementsEssential Technical Skills:- 8 years of relevant circuit design experience (for BSEE)- 7 years of relevant circuit design experience (for MSEE)- Circuit design experience in design and delivery of General Purpose I/O libraries.- Clear understanding of power, performance and area trade-offs- Clear knowledge of layout at transistor level, specifically taking care of EM, power delivery and noise effects.- Clear knowledge of ESD protection techniques- Circuit experience and technology tradeoffs in deep submicron technologies (90nm or smaller)- Experience with circuit level simulators, Schematics and Layout capture tools.- Experience with backend verification tools for DRC, LVS- Exposure to EDA tools used for implementing a SoC for synthesis, timing closure and P&R.- Experience in scripting languages, like PERL, Tcl etc.Desirable Skills:- Knowledge of implementing low-power solutions at SoC level, using industry standard low power models- Knowledge of Verilog language and Verilog simulators.- Exposure to IBIS models.- Knowledge of High speed I/O Interfaces like DDR, LVDS- Knowledge of Signal Integrity analysis Personal Skills:- Enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible with strong inter-personal skills- High degree of initiative- Willingness and ability to contribute to process improvement initiatives- Proficient in English, good communication skills, oral and written- Able to work and communicate at a detailed or high level- Excellent presentation skills and ability to think on your feet- Flexibility and willingness to work with staff across the globe.

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