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CAD Engineer IV

Company Name:
Cinder Solutions
CAD Engineer IV, Chandler, AZ
Cinder Solutions is looking for a solid CAD Engineer to fill a role for one of our direct clients in Chandler, AZ. This is a full time, 40 an hour a week position. We offer all full time employees a full competitive benefits package that includes PTO and Healthcare coverage.
Job Description and Responsibilities:
The candidate will perform reference flow development for the Cadence Encounter ASIC toolset.
In this position, you will be a part of the Centralized Design Automation Operations team CDAO working on the development and support of next generation IC design flows for analog, digital and/or full custom circuits. As a CAD Engineer in the team, you will be required to assume key role in the development of these design flows for multiple engineering customers Internal or external using industry standard EDA software such as Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys, etc.
Education Level:
Candidate should have a MSEE with 8 years of experience.
Required Skills:
- The behavioral skills, knowledge in Windows / UNIX, scripting, and HPC workload management are more important.
- The skills in EDA / CAD are important, but not as much.
- At least eight years of experience in IC design or Computed Aided Design CAD.
- Strong UNIX AND Windows Server knowledge and experience with data management / version control software is expected.
- Expertise with High Performance Computing HPC workload management systems Platform ISF, Sun Grid.
- Fluency in C++, UNIX shell scripting, Perl, SKILL, Windows
- VBScript. Experience with various Electronic Design Automation EDA software, flows, and architecture.
- Solid understanding of integrated circuit IC simulation tools and related methodologies.
- Knowledge of front-to-back IC design flows with focus on analog/mixed-signal solutions.
- Expertise with Cadence DFII environment such as Schematic Composer and virtuoso layout editor.
- Direct industry experience with Cadence, Synopsys, Agilent EEsof, and/or Mentor tools would be an advantage.
- Familiarity with multiple CAD flows: custom and digital both front end and back end would be an advantage.
- Understanding of Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor CMOS processing,
- Very large Scale Integration VLSI design, and semiconductor device physics.
- Excellent written and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and develop quick engineering solutions for complex problems.
- Ability to interface with engineers and managers by providing schedule updates and roadmap plans.
- High problem solving capacity and good tolerance for ambiguity able to prioritize tasks independently.
- Natural focus on quality, discipline, and accurate results for engineering customers.
Responsibilities:
- Experience using the Cadence EDI Auto-Place-and-Route tool and writing TCL flows to operate the tool.
- Need experience with ASIC flows including synthesis, auto-place-and-route, static timing analysis, and physical verification.
- Experience writing EDI tech files would be a nice-to-have.
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: 10/30/2014
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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