Physical Design Methodology and CAD Engineer

Apple San Diego, CA
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March 22, 2023
San Diego, CA
Physical Design Methodology and CAD Engineer
San Diego,California,United States
- Experience in CAD flow or PD methodology development
- Proficiency with Tcl, Python or Perl scripting languages
- Experience with industry standard PNR tools
- Experience and understanding of analysis aspects of Physical Design - extraction, timing, power, noise, physical verification, EMIR
- Experience with Low Power implementation flows is a plus
- Experience with chip level design is a plus: floorplanning, pin assign, feed through insertion, custom clock, high speed bus, pad ring, assembly
You will apply your hand-on skills in developing, improving and supporting the implementation flow from RTL through GDS signoff. You will be directly responsible to improve physical design techniques for block or chip level designs through innovative scripts, flows and automation. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE: - Working with multi-functional teams to solve key physical design challenges. - Developing innovative solutions in physical design and optimization space - Supporting implementation flows across projects - Developing and maintaining custom CAD tools for implementation and signoff - Developing flows for groundbreaking technologies - Developing flows for better PPA and productivity including ML based solutions - Collaborating with other tools like Physical Design Verification, RC extraction, IR and Static Timing analysis (STA) - Working with tool vendors to resolve tool/flow issues
Education & Experience
Minimum requirements of BS degree 3 years of industry experience
Additional Requirements
Pay & Benefits
- At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $115,000 and $217,500, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation.Learn more ( about Apple Benefits.Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.
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