Qualcomm Layout Reticle Design Integrator and Foundry Interface in San Diego, California
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
Education Requirements Required: Associate's, Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.