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Physical Design Engineer - New College Graduate

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Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 11491

Job Description

Cypress Semiconductor is increasing its design resources in Austin by hiring a complete chip integration team. The team will be responsible for assembling and verifying SOC chips in the 40nm node, as well as being the architectural liaison for more advanced nodes for the business unit to the CTO office.


This team of high performers must be able to execute current architecture and methods as well as drive continuous improvement to the current methods, maximizing the efficiency of other teams inside of Cypress.


We are looking for New College Graduates (MSEE, MSCS with a GPA 3.7+) in Austin, TX. who are experts in synthesis, place and route, STA and timing closure using Cadence and/or Synopsys tool flows. Extensive experience using Cadence ETS/Tempus or Synopsys Prime Time for hierarchical and flat designs is required including use of multi-mode multi-corner timing analysis. 


Responsibilities include:


  • Place and route at chip level, or block level, including placement, clock tree synthesis, routing, signal integrity etc. for designs with complex clock tree implementations.
  • Defining and debugging Timing Constraints and performing STA using industry standard STA engines and using a thorough understanding of timing correlation, to achieve timing closure.
  • Applying deep knowledge of timing optimization and experience with ECO generation to analyze and fix timing issues in 40nm, 28nm and below.
  • Automating and advancing flows using proficiency in Perl/Tcl scripting.



Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.


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