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Digital Physical Design Engineer

Join a brand new design centre based in Reading as a Digital Physical Design Engineer. This is a chance to join a successful multinational IC design organisation, and be part of building up the new UK office.

Having been in operation for over a decade now, and to accommodate their growing business and expanding project pipelines, our client opened a new UK office in Reading early in 2018. Having established a backend design team, they are now looking for a further Digital Physical Design Engineer to join them.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Physical Design Engineer preferably with a background working on multiple projects. The role of the Digital Physical Design Engineer will be to focus on the full RTL to GDSII flow of large complex designs. You will enjoy the variety of working on a range of projects for different market areas, taking responsibility for driving timing closure through physical synthesis and Place & Route tools, and working closely with ASIC vendors. You will drive best-practice physical design and sub-micron methodologies to streamline physical design work. This is a 'start-up' style team with big plans to expand over the coming years.


For this role, it's essential to have solid experience in the Digital Backend / Physical Design flow. You must be well versed in:

· Block level implementation including physical synthesis, P&R, CTS and optimization

· Timing constraints, STA and timing closure

· Physical Design Verification Flows

· Floor planning, P&R and synthesis tools (Synopsys or Cadence considered)

· You'll also be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills

You'll enjoy working as part of a great team, based out of very pleasant offices, easily accessible from the M4.

You will receive a competitive salary and a generous bonus, together with pension scheme, healthcare insurance, and the option for some flexible working if required.

Please note candidates must be eligible to work in the UK (visa sponsorship cannot be provided at the moment).

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Rachel mason @ IC Resources




0118 988 1150

Digital Physical Design Engineer

Reading, UK

Published on 21 Feb 2019