Principle Software Engineer
Job Overview: You will be responsible for development of tools for PDK (Process Design Kits) Validation. This will require you to collaborate with with various teams within Cadence and customers. You will have to understand the tool requirements, design and develop it and test it to ensure its quality. Job Responsibilities: Familiarity with how customer requirements shape the practical aspects of PDK development. Design and development of tools for PDK Validation. Will have to engage with internal teams and Cadence customers involved in PDK development at various latitudes and analyze their flow and process gaps. Building strong relationship with them. Makes recommendations and drive solutions to RnD and Validation teams. Will represent solutions/ recommendations related to PDK validation strategy in front of customers and will represent customers in front of the PDK validation team. Reviews test plans and recommends changes from system-wide standpoint. Job Qualifications: Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science w/ Electrical as elective + 10 years of related experience, or. Masters + 7 years of related experience, or. PhD + 5 years of related experience. Additional Skills/Preferences: Technical Skills: Strong C++ programming skills Good understanding of PDKs and CAD driven flows, Familiarity with Cadence SKILL language will be an advantage, Familiarity with development of test cases, its infrastructure, statistical analysis – coverage, performance and automation. Experience in custom layout design or EDA industry – software developer in a CAD team . Preferred expertise using Cadence Virtuoso layout tools or similar, If possible, a work experience of developing PDK device library components and definitions such as Virtuoso techfile, SKILL parameterized cells (Pcell), symbols, CDF, callbacks, simulation/ netlisting, Familiarity with physical verification tools for DRC, LVS and parasitic extraction. Knowledge of Cadence PVS is a plus, and. Soft Skills: Have a ‘doing-things-right-the-first time’ attitude, where quick turnaround time doesn’t come at the expense of quality or vice-versa. Be comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment; providing and receiving feedbacks with team members. Have good communication skills. .
66 days ago