Engineer I - Physical Design

Chandler, US

Req ID: NCG110-22

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Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

To support Physical Design-related project activities for the MPU32, MCU32, and WSG Business Units in Microchip. The product's focus is on 32-bit microprocessors, microcontrollers, and wireless design and implementation.


Job activities:

  • Implement all aspects of physical design flows from netlist to GDSII: floor planning, placement optimization, clock tree synthesis, routing, physical verification, and chip finishing steps
  • Utilize hierarchical systems-level design techniques to build designs exceeding multi-million gates.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player who can collaborate with multiple teams across a geographically diverse company to achieve desired design goals.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering and a strong engineering background.

Preferred skills:

  • Basic design knowledge with RTL (VHDL/VERILOG) coding
  • Understand logic STA timing requirement (setup/hold/uncertainties)
  • Scripting skills in any programming language (preferably Perl, TCL and Shell) is a plus.
  • Knowledge on RTL coding and synthesis concept is a plus.
  • Able to work independently under local project lead/supervisor mentorship
  • Excellent debugging and analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
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