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VLSI CAD Engineer - Sr Staff (Austin, TX)

Qualcomm Inc.
Austin, TX 78701
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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > ASICS Engineering

Job Overview:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.


Join QCOM Technologies Inc Global CAD team delivering RTL2GDS solutions for leading-edge products. The position requires experienced CAD development Engineer to define and develop implementation tools and methodologies for PPA, Quality and shortening design cycle time.

This roles responsibilities will include:

\tImprove the SoC Implementation methodology for diverse Mobile, Compute, AI, IoT chips
\tDevelop CAD tools for optimization of Synthesis, Floorplan, Place and Route and Design closure
\tCollaborate with core and SoC design team to develop solution for advanced multi-die implementation and advanced process nodes
\tProvide technical guidance to junior team members
\tInterfacing with EDA vendors to enable production-ready tool sets that satisfy projects requirement

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in CAD tool optimization algorithms
  • Hands on expertise in developing and maintaining large EDA software
  • Knowledge of Industry EDA tools and PPA optimization techniques
  • Strong logical and creative problem-solving skills with excellent analytical and debugging skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with the ability to work independently
  • Highly motivated, excellent team spirit, product and customer oriented
  • 10-15+ years of relevant experience. Project lead experience preferred

Education Qualifications

  • Required: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science
  • Preferred: Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science

Keywords: CAD, Algorithms, Optimization, Implementation, Synthesis, Place and Route, Software, Multi-die, PPA


  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to mile.
  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.
  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Science

Work Experiences:

7+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Bachelors - Computer Engineering, Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Electrical Engineering

Work Experiences:

2+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above) ,3 + year of experience in design verification methods. ,3+ years experience with scripting tools and programming languages. ,12+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience. ,3+ years experience with architecture and design tools.



ASIC Verification, Matlab C, Multicore System-On-Chip (SoC), Perl Programming, Simulation Software

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EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.

We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goalwe invent breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates.

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Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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