Staff CAD Engineer

Triad Overview:

Triad Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company that focuses on the design and manufacture of analog & mixed-signal integrated circuits. We develop both standard products and custom IC solutions.

Job Description:

Work closely with Design to maintain and enhance the EDA flow used for analog and mixed signal IC design and layout. This role reports to the Director of Design.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead, support and execute initiatives that enhance Design and Layout execution
  • Manage the installation and use of the CAD tools and foundry PDKs
  • Debug and address any CAD-related issues experienced by Design & Layout
  • Document EDA flows to enable easy adoption
  • Evaluate new EDA tools from various vendors (Cadence, Mentor/Siemens, etc. including small vendors)
  • Work with Senior VP on license negotiations and assessing needs

Qualification Requirements:

  • BSEE/BSCS; MSEE/MSCS preferred
  • 8+ years experience serving in CAD roles
  • Experience working in a standard IC design flow
  • Strong knowledge of Cadence, Mentor/Siemens and Synopsys EDA environments including:
    • Analog and Mixed Signal Design and Simulation
    • Digital Design and Verification
    • Layout Design and Verification including Debug and Automation
  • Experience in writing code libraries, APIs, GUIs, and/or custom pcells to improve Design efficiency
  • Experience with script writing within EDA environments (Skill, Tcl, Python, shell scripts, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Execution and Continuous Improvement mindsets
  • Able to thrive in a team environment