Memory Characterization Engineer, Silicon | Google Jobs | Bangalore, KA

googleJob description:

Google Custom IP (Foundry Tech) team seeks a mid-level design engineer with expertise in the timing characterization of custom digital Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS) circuits.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Generate timing collaterals for custom digital CMOS circuits utilizing industry-standard tools such as Liberate or Silicon-Spice. Analyze and validate characterized timing data.
  • Perform statistical simulations to ensure the robustness of custom circuits.
  • Participate in Silicon-Spice correlation activities to improve Performance, Power, Area (PPA) of custom digital circuits.
  • Collaborate closely with the internal circuit design team and the System-on-a-Chip (SoC) team and understand customization requirements.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior and temporary engineers, as necessary.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in characterizing standard-cells or memory.
  • Experience in writing spice decks and basics of CMOS circuits.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in VLSI Integration, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in spice and statistical circuit simulators, including FineSim, HSpice, Spectre, and Solido.
  • Experience with characterization tools (e.g., SiliconSmart, Liberate).
  • Experience in PERL/Shell/TCL scripting or similar languages, with the ability to automate repeatable tasks to improve efficiency/productivity using the scripting languages.
  • Understanding of CMOS circuits and timing concepts (e.g., setup, hold).
  • Understanding of Liberty Variation Format (LVF) and Composite Current Source (CCS) models.

Job/Req. ID: N/A

Company: Google

Location: Bangalore, KA

Job CategoryVLSI Engineering

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