Staff CAD Engineer

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

Reports To: Director of Design

Location: San Diego or Raleigh

About Us:

Silanna Semiconductor is a privately held semiconductor company that develops disruptive technologies and products that address market needs in high efficiency power conversion. The company provides DC/DC and AC/DC integrated circuits that deliver Best-in-Class Efficiency so that its customers can build end products with Breakthrough Power Density. Silanna has a global footprint with design centers and satellite offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia and is an ISO 9001 certified company.

About the Role:

  • Support and Enhance the ability of the Design, Technology and Layout teams to execute via various initiatives requiring scripting, training and new tools
  • Manage CAD tools and Foundry PDKs required for IC Design & Layout including their use, their installation and the rollout of updates
  • Address any CAD-related issues experienced by the Engineering teams

About You:

  • 10+ years of experience in CAD roles
  • Experience with multiple CAD tools (Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys and others)
  • Support analog mixed signal design tools and flows
  • Experience writing and updating Calibre and Assura decks for DRC/LVS/extraction
  • BS in CS or EE or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of the IC Design flow
  • Expertise with the installation, modification and debug of Siemens Calibre and Cadence Assura runset decks and tools
  • Expertise with the Cadence Design System custom analog design front-end and back-end tools
  • Experience providing PDK support including installation and customization
  • Provide user EDA support using bug ticketing software
  • Experienced in SKILL programming including pcell coding and application development is a plus
  • Expertise in shell scripting and Perl and/or python programming
  • Able to thrive in a team-oriented environment with engineers in multiple locations