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Physical Design Lead


  • Hands on experience with Implementation (PnR & Signoff) of multimillion gate SoC designs in cutting edge process technologies (40nm, 28nm, 16nm, 10nm)
  • Lead all aspects of SoC Physical Design with strong expertise in the area of chip/partition floor-planning, design partition creation, budgeting and feedthrough planning
  • Work alongside RTL/Synthesis/DFT teams to define design partitions and create floorplan as per the design data flow
  • Work closely with library, technology and Analog IP teams for physical design requirements
  • Work closely with CAD teams and involve in methodology development and improvement
  • Own SoC/partition physical design activities while managing a team of 4-5 engineers

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B. Tech. / M. Tech. with 5-12 years of experience in Physical Design
  • The candidate should be able to work with and lead a team of engineers on all aspects of Physical Design tasks on an SOC design
  • Should have handled Netlist to GDS II implementation at Chip/partition level for atleast 2-3 designs
  • Hands-on expertise with technology nodes like 28nm, 16nm and below
  • Good knowledge of EDA tools from Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor, particularly with ICCII & Calibre
  • Excellent understanding of design partitioning & budgeting along with hands-on experience in Chip/partition floor planning, placement optimizations, Clock planning and routing.
  • Good understanding of low power implementation techniques and static low power checks
  • IO ring design and bump planning is a plus
  • Being proficient in TCL, Perl scripting is a plus