ASIC Physical Design Engineer

Role: Physical Design Engineer

Location: Commutable from – Central Manchester + 1hour

Salary: £40,000 -£70,000 (There is a senior and mid-level position available)

Key Skills: SoC, VLSI devices, Test Chips, COT/ ASIC design, Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys

Do you like the sound of career with a well-established company that values its employees and rewards them with progression?

Would you like to be part of a well-structured company, with clear project lifecycles to work through within one of the most boundary pushing industries available?

I am helping manage the recruitment for an industry leading communications company working on space and satellite systems! With an international presence, we are growing the Manchester based engineering team immediately.

Day to Day Activity:

* Physical implementation of complex SoC, VLSI devices and Test Chips, integrating custom designs and 3rd party IP (Hard, Soft, IO, CPUs, DSPs, etc)

* Development of a radiation hardening physical design process

* Full block level timing closure and manufacturing checks signoff including power planning and analysis

* Working alongside the Logic Design team to develop timing constraints for implementation at block and chip level

* Insertion of DFT test structures and chip level integration, capture and simulation

Required Experience from day 1:

* Industry standard design processes for deep sub-micron designs

* Problem-solving and analytical skills

* Practical use of scripting languages Tcl/Python/Perl etc

* Experience of at least one of the following EDA tool flows: Cadence, Mentor or Synopsys

* Communicating with other design teams, 3rd party IP and library suppliers and EDA tool vendors to improve scripts and tool flow

* Managing/Interfacing to sub-contract design service providers

*COT/ ASIC design flow (STA, CTS, P&R)

The company are ready to meet suitable options immediately – If you would like to discuss this role with me please contact Milo on 0117 4280600 or email –

From previous experience this position will be competitive and urgent action is recommended.

Key Skills: SoC, VLSI devices, Test Chips, COT/ ASIC design, Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago
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