IC Resources Ltd

Senior CAD / IT Support Engineer - Analog / RF IC Design

South East England
£45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
09 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Leon Morrison
Specialist Area
Analogue, CAD, Semiconductors
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior CAD / IT Support Engineer - Analog / RF IC Design
Thames Valley - UK
Salary £45k - £55k plus benefits

This is a new opportunity with a company working on advanced technology for the wireless communications market!

In this CAD/IT Support role you will be based in the UK design centre and will be supporting a dedicated Analog, RF IC Design team with CAD tool infrastructure in the UK and working closely with other European design centres. You will be working on synchronising tools, methodology, flows as well as IT support in the UK Design Center.

Responsibilities will include IT support and HW definition to optimise the use and performance of EDA tools, design of the IT and network infrastructure to support multi-national design sites sharing common databases and tools, working with vendors and suppliers to obtain the best tools needed for design project and providing local support. You will be supporting the customisation of EDA tools, design flows, methodology and IT infrastructure to provide support.

Industry degree qualified you will have established experience in CAD Support with an understanding and experience in IT related issues/support with a minimum of 7 years experience from within a similar role.


*Physical Verification debugging techniques (DRC and LVS)
*Administering FlexLM license servers: license installation, options files
*Administration of Revision control systems (Cliosoft SOS, ICManage, Synchronicity DesignSync)
*Virtuoso administration
oSchematic/layout navigation
oFamiliarity with purpose of cdsenv files
oLibrary creation
oSKILL programming
oPDK installation and configuration


*software installation
*printer configuration
*drive mapping
*peripheral support
*Windows software debugging
*General Network knowledge
oIP addressing
oPort forwarding
*RedHat Linux administration
oConfiguration of NFS clients
oSystem performance optimization
oLoad balancing systems (Grid Engine or LSF)
oAbility to script common tasks (Shell, Python, PERL, sed)
oPhysical server set-up
Network connections, ability to lift servers into rack, identify and optimize rack configuration

Excellent communications skills are required and the ability to work well within a team. Strong sense of ownership and responsibility and the ability to thrive in a multicultural environment is essential along with a willingness to travel periodically between design centers within Europe.

Contact Leon at IC Resources today to apply and find out more.

Key words: CAD, IT, Support, Semiconductors, Cadence, Virtuoso, EDA Tools, IT infrastructure, PDK, SKILL programming, ClioSoft, DRC, LVS, CMOS. Location: Thames Valley - UK