Standard Cell Library, Sr. Design Engineer (174645)

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Standard Cell Library, Sr. Design Engineer (174645)




We are looking for a Standard Cell Library, Sr. Design Engineer to lead a small a team to cover 16nm, 7nm and 3nm Standard Cell Libraries development, maintenance, and support.



You should be very familiar with Standard Cell Library development, characterization and QA/release process, basic knowledge of ASIC Synthesis Place & Rout and Cell Based construction flow and VLSI CMOS Circuit/Layout Design knowledge.


You should have leadership experience in leading a small team in Library support. Both hands-on and leadership experience in Silicon Development industrial. Easy to work with, good problem-solving skills, positive attitude, responsible and accountable.



  • Planning and defining libraries roadmap & architecture to support internal product development plan and technology roadmap
  • Evaluate, analyze, and maintain 3rd Party Standard Cells Library including download/update, QA and release to the engineering teams
  • Design and generate internal Custom Cell Library. Development includes RTL/Circuit/Layout design and collateral support generation
  • Define and execute characterization, QA and release methodology & flow
  • Support internal engineering for ASIC or Full custom methodology
  • Manage and lead the library team including team build and mentor



  • Expert with Standard Cell Library development
  • Small team leadership experience in Library support
  • Knowledge of CMOS device physics and technology. Understanding of spice netlist and extracted DSPF formats
  • Good understanding of library characterization flow and ED tools & model trade-off
  • Experience in writing checks using scripting languages in perl, tcl
  • Experience in digital implementation design using Synthesis and P&R and Cell Based construction flow
  • Good communication skill with good team spirit. Result oriented



  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering or related equivalent



San Jose, CA




Requisition Number: 174645 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design  


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