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Mask Design Engineer IV

Company Name:
Cinder Solutions
Mask Designer IV, Chandler, AZ
Cinder Solutions is looking for a solid Mask Designer to fill a role for one of our growing clients in Chandler, AZ. This is a full time position that offers a full competitive benefits package which includes things like PTO and Healthcare coverage.
Job Description:
Our clients' organization is looking for qualified Mask Designers (MD) candidates for analog and digital collateral layout development.
Able to perform a variety of technical and non-repetitive tasks associated with all phases of chip layout development, up to and including Unit and Chip-Level layout mask design.
Daily Responsibilities:
- Primary responsibilities will focus on layout entry of design kit collateral and circuitry
- Work with Analog Design Engineers to complete the mask design tasks coming from the circuit design.
- Responsible for creation of full custom analog layouts for high performance designs.
Required Skills:
- Significant expertise with Cadence Virtuoso layout tools and Calibre physical verification tools
- Extensive knowledge of analog matching, RF parasitics, ESD, latch-up, IR drop, etc.
- A good knowledge base of devices level layout for analog, custom digital and standard cell layout.
- Requires demonstrated proficiency in RF CMOS layout in 90nm or below designs.
- Experience with delivery of complex blocks for top level integration in a mixed signal environment.
- An understanding of analog, RF and mixed signals layout methodology i.e. device and metal routing matching concept.
- Be able to work from a leaf cells to top level planning and a deep understanding of hierarchical process.
- A good understanding of fill process and working with multiple power domains.
- Experience working with large data block. Familiarity Genoa/Genesys layout tools and experience in Hercules verifications tools.
- Able to work independently with minimal support.
- Extensive mask design experience.
- Synopsis layout CAD tools
- Working experience in Analog and Mixed Signal layout design ranging for leaf level cell design to integration
- Working experience in layout verification on advanced technology nodes using Industry standard design tools
- Working knowledge of UNIX with preferred skills in scripting for data conversion
- Device layout, verification and editing skills
- Able to utilize and follow physical and electrical design rules
- The candidate must be knowledgeable and have experience using the Cadence editor
Preferred skills:
Motivation for layout automation, methodology development, SOC layout views and data conversion is desired
Education Level:
Two year technical degree and 8+ years of directly related experience
Shift Hours
8am-5pm
Shift Days
Monday-Friday
Travel: no
# Openings: 1
Desired Start Date: ASAP
Telecommute: No
Location: Chandler, AZ
Pay: DOE
Job Posting Date: 10/20/2014
If you are looking for a professional, challenging, and stimulating environment, and meet the above criteria, please apply today!
US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. No third party candidates considered for this position.
Additional Job Opportunities Available! Visit http://cindersolutions.com/ for a full listing.
About Cinder Solutions:
Cinder is a different kind of technical recruiting agency. Our focus on the long term success for our employees allows us to hire the most dedicated and talented Technical professionals in the industry. Unlike most agencies, Cinder directly hires our employees with competitive compensation, rich benefit packages and opportunities for growth and advancement. Because we are an engineering team at our core, we understand technology! We offer ongoing coaching and training opportunities as well as the ability to provide "On the Bench" packages to qualified employees when an assignment ends.


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