Job Code | #212

Physical Digital Design Staff Engineer


United Kingdom

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

The design team at indie Semiconductor develops custom automotive centric ICs using ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers and integrate Analog and mixed signal, RF and Power Management IPs bringing a complete solution to our international customer base. The engineer in this position will join a small team of highly competent engineers that are creating brand new designs in the field of Wireless and USB power delivery, sensing systems and connectivity (LIN, CAN, Ethernet) within the car. The successful candidate will join the indie physical design implementation that takes RTL from IC design team and execute the full place and route flow to release timing clean GDS for integration and tape out.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate and support the entire Physical Design (PD) flow at block and chip level with technology ranging from 0.35um to 28nm Mixed Signal with power management flow based (UPF/CPF).

  • Support entire flow from synthesis flow setup to physical and power verification, including DRC and LVS.

  • Analyze design constraints and implement DFT structures and strategy for test.

  • Report to chip lead on a project basis and direct      management for daily work.

Job Requirements:

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • 1+ years of experience in physical design

  • MS degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering

  • Working knowledge of Cadence place & route tools and Static Timing Analyzers

  • Good understanding of timing requirements, clock tree generation and DFT insertion techniques.

  • Physical verification (DRC/LVS) is a plus

  • Support Post layout simulations and Timing Analysis

  • Power / IR drop analysis - advantage

  • Great communication skills


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