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REMOTE Principal IC Layout Engineer

Company: Medtronic, Inc.
Location: Littleton
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

This position participates in the physical layout phase of IC design development by offering technical layout expertise to the responsible IC layout lead, design engineers and managers. The main job skills required by this position are to have the ability to make minor edits, (analog, digital, mixed signal), to schematics and import the schematics into design layouts; the ability to be able to generate a netlist; knowledge of support documentation; capable of accomplishing chip-level floor planning; the ability to run all necessary physical verification (DRC, ANT, LVS, and SFT); the ability to schedule the assigned work at the chip level (setting deadlines, meeting deadlines, identify potential slips, and provide layout resource alternatives); a thorough knowledge of IC processes, and gate level layout within cell library methodologies; and the ability to effectively communicate status, issues, and ideas with IC design engineer and supporting layout designers on the team for all phases of; ability to execute both pre and post IC fracture procedures; demonstrate the ability to lead a IC chip layout team from start to fracture with little or no supervision.


Proficient with Cadence and Calibre or PVS tool suites

Experience with floor planning, block level routing and top-level chip assembly

Knowledge of high-performance analog layout techniques such as common centroid layout, shielding, use of dummy devices

Knowledge of low power design and applicable best practice techniques

Experience with sub-micron design in foundry 55n

Experience in IOESD/ Memory/ Digital library design

Knowledge of skill code and layout automation

Experience working with distributed design teams

Experience in the design of medical devices
6+ years of experience of relevant experience

Proficient CAD experience

Familiar with analog and mixed signal layouts

Virtuoso XL experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills

High school diploma or equivalent

Keywords: Medtronic, Inc., Boston , REMOTE Principal IC Layout Engineer, Other , Littleton, Massachusetts

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