Qualcomm Layout Reticle Design Integrator and Foundry Interface in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id E1962107

Job Title Layout Reticle Design Integrator and Foundry Interface

Post Date 01/19/2018

Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area Engineering - Hardware

Location California - San Diego

Job Overview Qualcomm is the world leader in wireless chipsets powering the majority of 3G & 4G devices, the largest fabless semiconductor in the world, and is widely regarded as one of the most employee friendly companies in the high-tech marketplace. Qualcomm is seeking a qualified mask designer to facilitate reticle generation and mask releases with external foundry services. This includes front end coordination with design and layout staff, reticle and wafer map planning and back end planning with bump and packaging vendors

oCo-ordinate incoming layout requests from multiple design groups

oManage testchip, product, and monthly tapeouts

oInterface with designers and device engineers for mask layout

oReticle floor planning and saw plans collaborating with contributing parties

oConduct in-house final layout DRC, XOR and GDS tapeout to Foundry

oProvide mask data (GDS format) to foundry and conduct final XOR verifications of foundry incoming wafermap (when applicable) prior to mask order

oReview of MEBES data prior to mask order

oWork with technology, manufacturing and design as central point of communication

oFoundry integration tasks may include lot planning, Fab lot/QC wafer inventory tracking

oComplete, provide and record documentation as required for mask making and saw plan purposes.

oExperiences with testchip and product tapeout flow

oExperiences with reticle floor plan and integration of various product dies, saw plan

oRequired understanding of Cadence Virtuoso

Plus: skill code for layout

oRequired understanding of Cadence Assura verifications (DRC)

Plus: Mentor Graphics Calibre tool alternatively

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications 2+ years experience in the following

oActing as a direct technical interface to foundry.

oCadence Virtuoso Layout/GDSII file management

oMentor Graphics Calibre DRC, LVS and XRC

oCliosoft and/or DesignSync revision control

oLinux OS sufficient for user access and usage

oMicrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications Proficiency with record keeping for mask making and coordination

Experience working with external (preferred) or internal foundries for mask planning and

approval process

Education Requirements Required: Associate's, Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering

EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.