Qualcomm Custom Analog Layout Designer, Mixed Signal Codec - San Diego - Irvine in San Diego, California
Job Id E1956881
Job Title Custom Analog Layout Designer, Mixed Signal Codec - San Diego - Irvine
Post Date 07/20/2017
Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
Job Area Engineering - Hardware
Location California - San Diego
California - Irvine
Job Overview The Custom Analog Layout Designer will fulfill one or more functions of increasing responsibility:
Work closely with the engineering team to implement custom device level mask designs using Cadence and Mentor tools in a version controlled design environment.
Lead at block level designs, reviews, verifies and releases Codec designs to internal chip projects, often overlapping responsibility as a direct layout contributor.
Plan and integrate a top level Codec chip product, often overlapping responsibility as a block lead.
Create, review, verify and deliver high quality layout that conforms to all design requirements.
Provide and maintain accurate schedule estimates
Meet project milestone deadlines
Independently debug complex design and PDK issues
Lead and mentor contractor resources, local and remote.
Drive and assist in project planning and design kit/methodology improvements
Minimum Qualifications - 7+ years of experience in analog/mixed-signal layout
Custom layout experience must include audio circuits such as ADC, DAC, and class D amplifier.
Full familiarity with Cadence Virtuoso tool suite
Full understanding of hierarchical planning (top down and bottom up) and integration
Experience including one or more process nodes: 0.18um, 65nm, 40nm
Outstanding written and verbal communication
Strong verification and debugging skills
Excellent communication skills and teamwork
Proficiency with design management tools
Preferred Qualifications - Experience leading a team of layout designers
Chip level management from project inception through tape out
Proficiency with Virtuoso XL schematic driven layout design flow and tools
Proficiency with Virtuoso IC61 product generation
Proficiency with Synchronicity version control system
Proficiency with Mentor Graphics Calibre and RVE debugging
Education Requirements Required: Associate's
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.