Layout Engineer (52013) | Renesas | Bangalore, KA

Job description:

Renesas is conducting an interview for the post of Layout Engineer.

Job Purpose:

Support team in floor planning and layout of mixed signal circuits activities. You will be expected to deliver high quality, high yield layouts in agreed timescales.


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Principal Accountabilities:

  • Support floor planning of layouts, in collaboration with designer and lead layout engineer, to ensure cell dimensions, orientation and pin placement are optimized.
  • Develop skills using state-of-the-art layout techniques for matching accuracy, parasitic reduction and yield optimization.
  • Support routing & verification (DRC, ERC, LVS) of circuit layout.
  • Participate in layout reviews and ensure management is well informed of time scale estimates, progress against project plans and any arising issues.
  • Work closely in collaboration with colleagues in design and layout to minimize need for rework.
  • Develop expertise in deep submicron layout techniques.
  • Develop expertise in the required CAD tools (Virtuoso XL / Calibre DRC, LVS & PEX / PVS / R3D)
  • Follow methodology guidelines to ensure easy portability of IP across designs.
  • Help resolve issues (CAD / PDK / process) alongside colleagues in corporate engineering.
  • Take proactive approach to driving own development plan, utilizing team members and internal development opportunities.
  • Any ad hoc tasks as deemed reasonable by your manager.

Key Performance Measures:

  • Deliver first time right layout without the need of significant rework from layout reviews.
  • Deliver layouts in the time scales agreed with project manager.
  • Deliver layouts free from DRC / ERC / Antenna or LVS issues.
  • Able to deliver under tight schedule pressure.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement of technical, non technical sills and use of CAD tools, measured through manager review.
  • Demonstrate ability to build effective relationships with relevant stakeholders and be a Team player
  • Timely progress reporting and highlighting of risks/issues.
  • Demonstrate elements of Spirit of Dialog in all aspects of work.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Typically, 2-5 years’ experience.
  • Solid understanding of electronics and semiconductor physics preferably to degree level.
  • Developing expertise in analog layout techniques such as floor planning, matching, latch up prevention and verification.
  • Skilled use of required IT software (Windows / Unix / Office / Teams)
  • Desire for continued learning and development.
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Results-oriented and able to deliver on-time under tight schedules.
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team.
  • Flexible to undertake occasional international travel at short notice.
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English.
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions.
  • Concise and precise communication and presentation skills within multisite and multicultural environment.

Key relationships:

  • Successful internal interaction with the PMIC/BMIC design team.
  • Successful Internal interaction with CMS PMIC/BMIC layout teams
  • Successful External relationship with contract layout resources

Job/Req. ID: 52013

Company: Renesas

Location: Bangalore, KA

Job CategoryVLSI Engineering

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