CAD/Layout Manager

Type (Full-time, part-time etc.): Full-time

Reports To: Senior Vice President, Engineering

Location: San Diego or Raleigh

As part of a small, fast-moving, innovation-focused company, the Senior Staff Digital Design & Verification Engineer will work closely with analog / mixed signal design engineers and systems applications engineers to define and design the digital section of our ICs. Digital plays a major role in all aspects of our ICs performance including system control, high speed processing of digitized data and parametric control of analog cells.

About the role:

As CAD / Layout Manager you will be responsible for management of both the CAD group and the Layout group:

  • Manage CAD Group in support of:
  • CAD tool maintenance
  • PDK development and validation
  • CAD automation
  • Reuse Library Infrastructure
  • Definition and coordination with IT department in support of design activities
  • Manage Layout Group in support of:
  • Layout for Product Development
  • Layout for Research and Development
  • Layout Reuse Library and Documentation

Acceptable candidates must be disciplined and able to follow established engineering practices when available and to generate and document new practices when needed.

About You:

Must possess/demonstrate the following:

  • BSEE or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in CAD engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in CAD layout
  • Strong knowledge of Cadence Virtoso/AMS/RFIC design tools
  • Extensive hands-on experience developing Process Design Kits, including P-cells, Technology Files, LVS and DRC decks, and LPE.
  • Knowledge of RF design and simulation tools preferred
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to effectively lead a group of up to 15 CAD engineers and layout designers
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment and mentor less-experienced team members