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ASIC Physical Designer


Title: ASIC Physical Designer

Location: Austin, TX

Duration: 6+ Months

Pay Range: $70-$73/hr. on W2 


Required Skills:

• 3+ years of experience in ASIC physical design.

• ASIC design tools (Synopsys ICC, Fusion Compiler)

• Knowledge and experience building custom digital blocks using Cadence Virtuoso.

• Understanding of physical design tools (Primetime, StarRC, Redhawk)

• Scripting languages (Python, TCL, Perl) for automation.


Job Description:

The hire will be involved in deep sub-micron IC logic and VLSI, ASIC and Custom Design, with Client's PROM IP for use in mobile, IOT, client, network, and server segments. We are looking for a skilled and motivated ASIC Physical Design Engineer to join our dynamic team and contribute to our mission of shaping the future of semiconductor technology.

Job Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with the design team to understand and define physical design specifications for ASICs.

• Perform floor planning, power planning, and placement of digital and analog blocks.

• Perform clock tree synthesis and route global and detailed routing.

• Optimize physical design for power, performance, and area (PPA) targets.

• Work with DRC/LVS teams to ensure designs meet manufacturing requirements.

• Contribute to the development and maintenance of physical design methodologies and flow improvements.

• Troubleshoot and resolve physical design issues and implement design changes.


Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with 3+ experience or master’s degree in electrical engineering or related field with 2+ year experience.

Employee benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 401(k) plan, and paid sick leave (depending on work location).

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Location: Austin, TX, United States of America
Company: Pyramid Consulting, Inc

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