Encore Semi – Senior Physical Design Engineer – Raleigh, NC

September 21, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Senior Physical Design Engineer

Company: Encore Semi

Job description: Position Title: Senior Physical Design Engineer

Location: 100% remote / work from home

Full-time: Salary + Benefits + Bonuses or Contractor

Work Status: US Citizen, US Permanent Resident or TN visa

As a member of the Encore Semi Physical Design team, you will perform various types of physical design tasks such as floorplanning, place & route, clock tree synthesis, and power grid, at the chip and block level. You’ll work with the rest of the design team for flow bring up and validation. You will work as part of a multi-member Physical Design team sharing responsibilities for block-level work and top-level integration. The design is a state-of-the-art System on Chip device implemented in FinFET technology.


  • BSEE with 8+ years of physical design experience required, or
  • MSEE with 5+ years of physical design experience preferred
  • Experience with Cadence physical design tools: Innovus, Tempus, Voltus
  • Experience with Synopsys physical design tools: ICC2, PrimeTime, RedHawk
  • Deep understanding of standard RTL to GDS flows and methodology, synthesis, floorplanning, P&R, timing closure, ECO, and IR-drop
  • Experience with power grid design
  • Experience creating and/or supporting EDA/CAD automation
  • Excellent scripting skills in Perl/Tcl/Python

Expected salary:

Location: Raleigh, NC

Job date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:16:43 GMT


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