At Lucid Circuit we are developing a novel aerospace focused, cognitive edge resilient processor called AstrumTM. AstrumTM is Lucid Circuit’s line of radiation-tolerant and energy-efficient processors for reliable, high-performance, cognitive applications in edge devices. The core of the AstrumTM tool chain is a blend of software compilation and hardware synthesis.

Job Description:

As a member of the hardware microelectronics team, you will be responsible for back-end VLSI design and design closure efforts. You will collaborate and support team members responsible for mixed-signal design, front-end VLSI design development, simulation efforts as well as verification and validation activities.

Required Key Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • 4+ years of physical design experience – gates to tapeout
  • 4+ years experienced with Digital and Analog layout on advanced nodes
  • 4+ years front-end & back-end flows on large complex VLSI circuit designs and IP in state-of-the art semiconductor processes

Required Professional and Technical Expertise (minimum 4-year experience):

  • Physical design expertise including: Floor planning, Synthesis, Place and Route, Clock Trees, Power Grid, IP Integration, Memory Compilers, IO planning, etc.
  • Proven full-flow tapeout experience from RTL to GDSII to tapeout
  • Expert with Cadence EDA tools for advanced nodes
  • Expert with EDA tool administration
  • Placement-driven synthesis
  • Timing analysis, closure and sign-off
  • Power and Performance estimation, analysis and optimization
  • DFT and DFM implementation
  • DRC sign-off
  • Parasitics Extraction
  • Standard and Back-annotated simulation test and debug
  • Expert Scripting skills in TCL, make, bash
  • Strong Linux command line computer literacy

Highly Desirable:

  • Packaging expertise
  • Wafer probing
  • Laboratory validation expertise
  • Logic and RTL design, simulation, test and debug
  • Familiarity with C++

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