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ASIC Engineer

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  • 23 Sep 2021
  • Contract

ASIC Engineer

About the Company

A world leader in the Wireless Devices space is seeking an experienced ASIC Design Engineer.

Working on a key project you will work with a small dedicated team.

This role can be located in Cork where you will have access to their state-of-the-art campus or alternatively located anywhere in Europe (time zone allowing).

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for Physical design of standalone sub-blocks which can be done flat or hierarchical from PnR to Physical verification :
  • Work with Physical Design team, highlighting issues and best practices.
  • Help build timing ECO’s for project tapeout.
  • Build/maintain scripts and methodologies for analysis and runs.


  • Detailed knowledge of the ASIC Physical Design flow and methodology.
  • Proficient in Physical Verification. DRC analysis, LVS , ERC
  • Proficient in IR-drop/Power analysis using standard industry tools Redhawk Preferred
  • Hands on experience in STA, timing analysis and constraints management
  • Hands on experience in scripting languages (TCL , Perl , Python )
  • Hands on experience in Formal Verification and low power checking
  • Familiarity with synthesis, logic equivalence, DFT and backend related methodology and tools
  • Understand and implement improving existing methodologies and flows.
  • Familiar with ECO techniques and implementation.
  • Experience in ASIC timing constraints generation and timing closure. Expertise in STA tools (Primetime) and flow.
  • Familiarity with hierarchical design approach, top-down design, timing and physical convergence.
  • Good communication and interaction with Front End teams and Physical Design teams.

Education & Experience

  • B.Sc/M.Sc in EE/CE
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience

Remuneration Package

A strong daily rate is on offer.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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