Qualcomm Static Timing Analysis (STA) Physical Design Engineer in Santa Clara, California

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Job Title

Static Timing Analysis (STA) Physical Design Engineer



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Corporate Research & Development at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/research

Job Area

Engineering - Hardware


California - Santa Clara


The candidate will work with RTL designers and backend engineers to write/review timing constraints, analyze timing, generate timing ECOs to close design timing. The candidate will be responsible for closing timing on block/top level designs, working with RTL designers, PD engineers and SoC timing teams.

10+ years of experience in the following areas are required:

  • Full-chip Static Timing Analysis, timing constraints generation and debug, timing margins and appropriate I/O budgeting, and timing convergence of large scaled SoCs required

  • Physical design aspect of timing closure and closing timing by improving placement, routing, cell sizing, buffering, logic optimization, etc. needed

  • Analyzing and converging on crosstalk delay, noise glitch, and electrical rules in deep-sub micron processes required

  • Process variation effects and modeling techniques

  • Timing models

  • Scripting language, such as, Perl, Tcl, Unix Shell

The following skills are preferred:

  • Statistical timing analysis

  • Methodology or flow development/automation

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Organized and motivated

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering

Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.