Senior Layout Designer

Micron Technology   •  

Milpitas, CA

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 157 days ago

Req. ID: 94322 

As a Senior Layout Designer in Milpitas, California site, you will develop and prepare multi-dimensional layouts.  You will provide detailed drawings of the semiconductor devices from schematics and related geometry provided by design engineering. Work may be completed through the use of CAD or other computerized equipments.

Job Responsibilities

  • The position requires an individual with the ability to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • This individual must be a self-starter and exhibit clear verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • They must demonstrate a strong ability to debug problems, find effective solutions, and negotiate with the engineering staff.
  • They must demonstrate a high level of technical competence.
  • They will interact with the Engineering staff to create any of the layout blocks from schematics and verify the integrity of the data.
  • Must have strong skills in layout and floor planning skills and manual routing.
  • Be able to learn and understand design rules and deliver quality layout.
  • Lead role in major block developments.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experience in layout and equivalent related education.
  • Understanding of layout methodology from initial chip plan to tapeout.
  • Strong debug and problem-solving skills for LVS, DRC and layout issues without much supervision.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience with Cadence tool is a must.
  • Experience with VXL.
  • Experience in using Calibre tool.
  • A self-starter who is pro-active and capable of leading when needed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Independent with strong analytical skills, creative thinking and self-motivated.
  • Capable of working in a cross functional, multi site team environment.
  • Developing leadership, mentoring, motivational, and team skills.


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