Design Engineer

  • Milpitas, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

The client is a global semiconductor manufacturing company that provides leading-edge technology!

Job Description

This is your opportunity to become part of a team at one of the leading companies with advanced process technologies and manufacturing facilities.  The MTS Advanced Node Process / Design Enablement Engineer is part of the Design Enablement Team, and is responsible for developing design components for advanced node Process Design Kits (PDK).


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics, or equivalent.
  • 7-10+ years related experience, including a minimum of 8 years' experience in the semiconductor or EDA industries, and a solid understanding of semiconductor processes.
  • Physical design experience in deep sub micron, preferably advanced nodes.
  • Experience with Cadence custom IC Virtuoso platform .
  • Expertise in Cadence SKILL programming language.
  • Experience developing PDK device library components and definitions including SKILL parameterized cells (Pcell), symbols, CDF, callbacks, simulation/netlisting .
  • Experience with physical verification tools for DRC and LVS.
  • Excellent technical problem solving skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills - both written and verbal; demonstrated ability to communicate at various levels within an organization.
  • Good attitude and interpersonal skills, tactful and works well in team environment.
  • Self motivated, resourceful, shows initiative and needs minimum supervision.
  • Well organized and exhibits attention to detail.

Additional Information

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Mentor Calibre physical verification tools.
  • Familiarity with company process technologies.
  • Experience with Cadence PAS tools.
  • Experience developing PyCells.
  • Proficiency in other scripting languages: Python, Perl, TCL, shell, etc.

Must have the unrestricted right to work for any employer in the US.

This position offers a competitive salary and bonus package, and great benefits!


An EEO/AA Employer.  All submittals are held in confidence.