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Job Description Summary
As a CPU Physical Design Engineer, you will work with microarchitecture and RTL design team to implement the designs meeting aggressive power, area and performance goals using industry standard tools/flows.
Roles and Responsibilities
Work with CPU microarchitecture team to understand specifications and design trade offs in pipeline and structure sizing.
Perform feasibilities to validate implementability, area, timing and power.
Synthesize the Verilog RTL into gate level designs and perform optimizations.
Perform SynthPlace & Route on the designs using industry standard tools and deliver GDS.
Optimize the design at various stages from RTL to GDS to meet timing, power and area goals.
Validate the designs for functional and electrical robustness.
MS degree in Electrical Engineering; 10 years of practical experience
Knowledge of CPU microarchitecture.
Experience in deep submicron process technology nodes is strongly preferred.
Knowledge of library cells and optimizations.
Solid understanding industry standard tools for synthesis, place & route and tapeout flows.
Experience with Synthesis, place and route and signoff timing/power analysis.
Knowledge of high performance and low power implementation methods
Knowledge of CPU microarchitecture, logic design and circuits
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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