Engineering Group, Engineering Group > CPU Engineering
As a CAD Engineer focusing on the design, analysis and signoff of high performance power grids, you will work with design leads to develop technology and methodology critical to the development of our products. You will be involved from conception to final creation and every step along the way.
Roles and Responsibilities
Design flows to perform various electrical analyses at block and top levels, including static/dynamic IR, power/signal EM, and ESD
Assist design in driving block and top-level electrical verification closure
Develop power grid specs based on power/performance/area targets of different SOC blocks. Implement power grids in industry standard PnR tool environments.
Work closely with the PI team to optimize the overall PDN performance. Work with CAD and tool vendors to develop and validate new flows and methodologies.
MS/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering; 10 years of practical experience
Experience with industry standard EMIR tools such as Redhawk-SC and Voltus
Basic knowledge of the physical design flow and industry standard PnR tools
Basic working knowledge of custom design, gds flow and custom macro power grids
Experience with scripting languages such as Python, TCL and Perl
Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams
Experience with machine pools and submission techniques spanning remote cpus
In-depth knowledge of EMIR tools such as Redhawk and Voltus (accuracy, scale)
Experience in developing and implementing high performance power grids
Good knowledge of system-level PDN and power integrity
Practical experience with PnR implementation, verification, power analysis and STA
Expertise in efficient management of 100+ remote machines across a pool for a flow task
Proficient in scripting languages (TCL/Perl/Python)
Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.
Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
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