Design Enablement Job Description

Design Enablement Job Description

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Design enablement provides support for closing timing of the IP at full chip level and work with the IP Vendor to optimize the code for ASIC implementation.

Design Enablement Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Key focus is to maintain high quality PDK enablement for GF's RFBU Foundry technologies and clients
Implement digital designs
Define physical architecture of digital test chips
Write design documentation
Manage the implementation of digital designs
Specify design requirements of digital test chips and customer macros
Develop and debug QA automation software
To develop interoperability and design flow tests for PDKs, reference flows, and IP
To develop test structures that ensure the quality and integrity of PDK modules
Lead the engagement with Technology Development, Process Integration, Patterning, Metrology, Photolithograhy, Characterization, Data Preparation, Design Services, and Mask House teams, to generate specifications for optical and electrical designs overall frame structure

Design Enablement Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Design Enablement

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: QA, IP, RHCE, RHCSA, DK

Education for Design Enablement

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design enablement job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Design, Technical, Electronics, Science, Education

Skills for Design Enablement

Desired skills for design enablement include:

Software test techniques
Verilog
Common scripting languages
Demonstrated track record of successfully enabling capabilities for teams of designers
Device physics and circuits
Design closure preferably gained by work on at least one full chip tape-out
Microelectronics fabrication
Numerical methods and techniques
Oracle
PHP

Desired experience for design enablement includes:

Good communication skills to work with internal and external partners in a multi-site collaboration structure
Good command of written and spoken English highly desired
Long lasting experience in semiconductor industry
Experience in managing the implementation of digital designs
Multi-disciplinary technical knowledge spanning design, package, test, and product requirements
Strong project management and communication skills to work with internal and external partners customers in a multi-site collaboration structure

Design Enablement Examples

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Design Enablement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a design enablement. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design enablement
  • Lead the verification of, be accountable for, the quality of the optical and electrical designs frame structure
  • Individually perform lead others on the customization or validation of software code and layout tools used to generate reticle level designs, documentation and numerical files that drive automation within globally located Fabs or Mask Houses
  • Lead the planning, management and communication of project schedules
  • You extract the layout using truth table design recognition layers and connectivity information from the design manual, and the Instance Parameter List (IPL) from the model development team
  • Understand test structures/IP/macro fully
  • Uses internally developed process design kits (PDKs) other physical design, layout, and verification tools to generate optical, electrical overall frame structures, to enable reticle level design to be defined
  • Support frame generation infrastructures, both hardware and software readiness, to insure high availability and quality operation is sustained during development production manufacturing
  • Develop comprehensive technology training collateral to deliver to internal teams customers
  • Develop engineering scripts for automation
  • Manage tapeout projects from pre-tape-in to Release to mask write
Qualifications for design enablement
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 2 years of relevant experience
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Hands on experience in Python and shell programming
  • At least 5 years of working experience in CAD / EDA / IC design field
  • High-level languages
  • Web-scripting (Javascript, Ruby)
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Design Enablement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of design enablement. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design enablement
  • Working closely with lab engineers on the device characterization (DC/AC/Transient/RF), Data analysis
  • Understand test structures / IP/ macro
  • Set up RLC extraction flows for Test Macros
  • Gather from customers and report on market intelligence, new product requests, competitive moves, IP PPA competitiveness, new industry standards, to drive new IP product development or improvement
  • Develop relevant technical seminar material, webinars, videos, demo systems showcasing INVECAS IP at trade shows, events
  • Developing, tracking, and driving closure to project schedule
  • Resolving technical issues that arise during project execution
  • Identifying areas for quality and efficiency improvement and driving those to successful implementation
  • Collaborate and interface with other technical and program management teams to manage project schedule
  • Developing PDK consistency checks verifying Analog Reference Flow and PDK compatibility
Qualifications for design enablement
  • Bachelor’s in electrical engineering, electronics, microelectronics or equivalent engineering discipline
  • Minimum of MS degree
  • Test automation programming skills
  • Hands-on experience doing digital design on large SOCs, inserting DFT BKMs, and in-depth understanding of EDA DFT solutions from EDA vendors in a requirement
  • MS Student enrolled in an accredited program in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related fields
  • Working knowledge of image recognition algorithms
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Design Enablement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a design enablement. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design enablement
  • Coordinate between cross-functional teams to drive infrastructure development
  • Map out IP, EDA and other technical needs of the Customer/ End Market segments for the FDX and newer nodes with the Partner organizations and their product offerings
  • Enhance the FDXcelerator Ecosystem Program with new partners and offerings, supporting the 22FDX and 12FDX nodes
  • Choose appropriate training methods or activities needed to empower the partners on GF specializations the internal teams on Partner offerings (Webinars, technical specialized face to face programs)
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications teams on Events, Press and other Marketing and Collaterals
  • Work closely with Universities in the Region to work on our latest technologies (FDX, FinFET and RF), publish the findings in collaboration with the universities
  • Partner with internal stakeholders (Training, Design Enablement teams, Product Marketing teams and Sales etc), and liaise with matter experts regarding the technical and business management between the Ecosystem Partners and Universities
  • Manage and maintain the scorecard metrics on the Partnerships
  • Collaborate with strategic business group to refine critical performance requirements for next generation ultra-low power, high throughput, wide and local area wireless standards such as Narrow Band – IOT, Cat-M1 and others
  • Collaborate with baseband partners, circuit design resource partners and internal groups to execute on complete full-chip implementations satisfying quality, manufacturability and functional requirements
Qualifications for design enablement
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience with an M.S
  • Masters student enrolled in accredited Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Physics (degree program, ie Electrical Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering program)
  • PhD student enrolled in accredited Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Physics (degree program Electrical Engineering or Electrical or Computer Engineering program)
  • Candidate will play a key role in development or defining micro-architecture strategies for low power, improved power integrity, performance and area
  • Programming experience with C, C++ or similar language
  • In pursuit of BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or other related discipline from an accredited College and or University and currently enrolled as a Senior
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of design enablement. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for design enablement
  • Design implement key block designs at prototype level and production quality on internal test chip schedules
  • Engage with subsystem leads critical elements of circuitry, work with layout engineer for overall layout
  • Layout electrical verification and modification to meet specifications
  • Characterize initial silicon and work with external test resources for comprehensive testing of sufficient quantities of ICs to demonstrate achievement of critical performance requirements
  • Key focus is to maintain high quality PDK enablement for GF's RF-AMS Foundry technologies and clients
  • Developing Standard Cell design specifications and PPA targets based on Market and Product Requirement Documents
  • Defining Standard Cells (or Embedded memories) architecture and features that are competitive at both IP and SOC level
  • Reviewing and approving SOW for standard cell (or Embedded Memories) development
  • Working with Technology and Fab Teams on device level specs to optimize Standard cells (or Embedded Memories) in term of PPA
  • Reviewing and dispositioning technology change requests which may impact the IP
Qualifications for design enablement
  • Technical knowledge in the areas of physical chip architecture, chip floorplanning, clock distribution, power gating, physical verification, timing, noise and power analysis
  • Experience – Physical design, Synopsys or Cadence synthesis and route tools
  • BS in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or related * 5 years of relevant industry experience FPGA, CPU, GPU, DSP, ASIC, or extensive digital design * Experience with the use of FPGA development tools
  • In pursuit of a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Device Physics, Material Science, Semiconductor Process, Computer Engineering or other relevant engineering or physical science discipline is required
  • Master degree in Electronics/Microelectronics
  • Good knowledge of Linux operating system, embedded OSes
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Design Enablement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a design enablement. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design enablement
  • Understanding/Experience with DC/RF Measurement systems would be a plus
  • Automation/scripting with R/Matlab/Perl/Python may be required as a part of the carrying out compact modeling responsibilities
  • Candidate is expected to develop and validate LVS/PEX runsets or any other peripheral kit element to the major tools used by customers
  • Delivery from candidate should be on time and with high quality
  • At the same time, candidate should be able to support customer feedback and provide timely response to advise or resole customer questions/concerns
  • In this role you will identify opportunities in the Design Enablement and Physical Design space to benefit from Machine Learning applications, build proposals for their implementation or demonstration, develop innovative algorithmic solutions internally or through external collaboration, and work with cross-functional teams across the organization to drive their adoption in product design flows
  • Has 12+ years of experience in the Semiconductor Industry with a minimum of 8 years of experience in FIP
  • Drive SCEF and NGIN product R&D
  • The student will be responsible for architecting and implementing a key aspect of a ML-based solution in design enablement
  • Due to the dynamic nature of this rapidly evolving field, the exact application to be coded will depend on the timeframe of the internship
Qualifications for design enablement
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS
  • Demonstrated strong capability with scripting languages (eg Python, Perl, TCL, shell)
  • Strong leadership skills, aptitude for analytical problem-solving, and
  • Experience – 3+ years of semiconductor device or process integration experience
  • Candidates ideally will have a Bachelor’s Degree Computer Sciences or equivalent and multiple years of experience in Linux Systems Administration, ideally in an engineering environment
  • Basic experience providing NAS support and performance troubleshooting

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