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Engineer III - Layout/PDK

Malibu, CA, USA Req #154
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Education Desired:

  • M.S. (3+ years experience) or B.S. (5+ years experience) in Science/Engineering field or 8+ years experience in CAD layout and assembly related work.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for semiconductor CAD layout and assembly work
    • Custom layout design for fabricating wafers with novel technologies
    • Work with multiple groups to design, review and release layouts
    • Create/edit codes for DRC and automation purpose
    • Documentation for layout revision and release
    • Applying Semiconductor processing knowledge to layout (fab experience is a plus)


    Experience Desired:

    • Proficiency in CAD layout work with experience in Cadence Virtuoso
    • Custom DRC development in Calibre, Assura
    • Work in both Windows and Linux environments
    • CAD tool support in Linux environment
    • Work with SKILL code (p-cell creation is a plus)


    Knowledge Desired:

    • Cadence environment setup

    • Process Design Kits – creation/maintenance/troubleshooting
    • CMOS process technologies (III-V is a plus)


    Essential Physical/Mental Requirements:

    • Ability to communicate and co-ordinate both within group and with external groups

    • Ability to work intelligently and independently

    • Ability to stay focused for detail oriented work


    Special Requirements:

    • US citizenship required. Ability to obtain and maintain security clearances as required (active clearance is a plus)



    This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

    HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, bonuses, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
    HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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    • Pay Type Salary
    • Malibu, CA, USA