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Layout Design Engineer

San Jose, CA 95134 | Contract

Post Date: 07/16/2018 Job ID: 18645 Industry: Engineering

Position Title:  Layout Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Jose, California.

Job Requirements:
  • Layout and verify custom RF and analog IP for complex SoC products, on advanced CMOS processes.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience in custom RF/analog layout with extensive knowledge on deep sub-micron CMOS (28nm, FINFET’ s, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable on layout techniques for device matching, minimizing parasitics, RF shielding, and high frequency routing
  • Must recognize failure prone circuit and layout structures, proactively work with circuit designer for best approach to problems
  • High level proficiency in interpretation of CALIBRE DRC, ERC, LVS, etc.
  • Familiarity of CADENCE layout tools and Mentor Graphics verification tools.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work with cross-functional teams Detailed Description As an RF layout designer, you will be responsible for
  • Detailed transistor-level layout of RF and analog circuit blocks including LNA, mixers, PLL, LO generation, modulators, power amplifiers, ADC/DAC, baseband filters, and bandgap/bias/LDO.
  • Layout of sensitive analog components including resistors, capacitors, and inductors
  • Block level and top-level layout through full verification flow including RLC extraction, DRC, LVS, and DFM checking
  • Co-work with designers on block level and top-level floor-planning
  • Layout review for power/gnd routing, electromigration, signal path check, differential and IQ matching, and signal coupling. 
  • Top-level layout integration and verification, schedule management.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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