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Physical Design Engineer (Santa Clara, CA)

Company: Tachyum Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:


  • Responsible for implementation of ultra-high performance and low power data processing chip
  • Work with RTL designers to achieve PPA goals and suggest appropriate tradeoffs
  • Floor-planning, experimenting with placement and routing techniques for better PPA
  • Do timing closure for very high frequency designs with possible hand placement of logic when needed
  • Help define low latency/low skew clock tree methodology/design
  • Help define appropriate power grid structures to meet EM/IR goals
  • Scripting and automating flows to improve turn-around times


    • Member of core team responsible for the crafting and timely delivery of PD partitions
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to work with our global design team
    • Successful track record of mentoring junior engineers and interns a plus
    • More than 5 years of experience in high performance semiconductor designs
    • Verilog knowledge and an understanding of ASIC design flow
    • Expertise in logic synthesis, prototyping, timing analysis, floor-planning
    • Expertise in flow automation (Perl, Tcl, Python) and understanding of full PD methodology
    • Experience with Innovus on 7nm or lower technology nodes
    • A background in computer architecture is desirable
    • The ability to learn new technologies and apply that knowledge quickly
    • aProven track record demonstrating the ability to meet project milestones and deadlines
    • BS or MS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
    • Familiarity with basic synthesizable RTL designs (flops, fifos Clock domain crossing) is a plus.
    • Strong familiarity with any of these protocols: PCie, Ethernet (100G and above), DDR4.
    • Ability to create regression scripts to run individual and batch jobs on grid.


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