Overview

Experienced STA/Timing Engineer with 6-8 Years of hands-on experience on timing sign off/convergence for complex SOCs. Ability to start immediately on timing analysis/sign-off with PD/Methodology teams across multiple sites and different technology nodes.

Responsibilities

STA setup, convergence, reviews and signoff for multi-mode, multi-voltage domain designs.
Timing analysis, validation and debug across multiple PVT conditions using PT/Tempus.
Run Primetime and/or Tempus for STA flow optimization and Spice to STA correlation.
Evaluate multiple timing methodologies/tools on different designs and technology nodes.
Work on automation scripts within STA/PD tools for methodology development.
Good Technical writing and Communication skills, should be willing to work in cross-collaborative environment
Experience in design automation using TCL/Perl/Python.
Familiar with digital flow design implementation RTL to GDS : ICC, Innovous , PT/Tempus
Familiar with process technology enablement: Circuit simulations using Hspice/FineSim, Monte Carlo.
Education : B.Tech or MTech/MS in Electrical/Electronics/Microelectronics/VLSI.

Preferred Qualification/Skills

Strong expertise in STA timing analysis basics, AOCV/POCV concepts, CTS, defining and managing timing constraints, Latch transparency handling, 0-cycle, multi-cycle path handling
Hands-on experience with STA tools – Prime-time, Tempus
Have experience in driving timing convergence at Chip-level and Hard-Macro level
In-depth knowledge cross-talk noise, Signal Integrity, Layout Parasitic Extraction, feed through handling,
Knowledge of ASIC back-end design flows and methods and tools (ICC2, Innovus)
Knowledge of Spice simulation Hspice/FineSim, Monte Carlo. Silicon to spice model correlation.
Proficient is scripting languages – TCL, Perl, Awk
Basic knowledge of device physics

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Bachelors – Computer Science, Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – Information Systems
Work Experiences:
4+ years Hardware Engineering experience or related work experience.
Location: Bengaluru
Company: Qualcomm

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