Physical Design Engineer

Full Time
Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:


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

  • Timing closure support to maximize process node capability.
  • Clock tree setup/debug and synthesis for optimal QoR.
  • General physical implementation procedures.
  • Multi-voltage island-based floorplan design and support.
  • Flow development and automation implementation.
  • Delivering Physical Verification-clean designs.
  • Die size estimation and Bond out approval.
  • Interfacing with external vendors and IP sources to resolve problems.
  • Working with members from international design/implementation teams.


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 12+ years or more applicable technical experience in the physical and timing-related aspects of IC design. The design task requires experience in the following Physical Design-related activities:

  • Advanced knowledge of VLSI logic principles, clock tree synthesis & debug, and design timing closure.
    • Advanced knowledge of place and route methodologies and low power methodologies.
    • Experience with 40nm or 28nm technologies is required.
    • Detailed systems-level floorplanning.
    • Power network planning.
    • Multi-voltage/low power implementation techniques.
    • Power integrity and reliability (EM & IR) analysis.
    • The successful candidate should have:
    • Detailed knowledge of ICC/ICC2 or Innovus and Redhawk toolsets.
    • Proficiency in Tcl and Perl scripting is essential.
    • Excellent debugging and analytical skills.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.

Job Features

Job CategoryIT
Experience6-20 Years
SkillsPhysical Design
Primary skillsMPU32, MCU32, WSG
EducationB.Tech or Equivalent Degree

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