Kelly Services CAD Layout Engineer RFIC / Cadence in Irvine, California

Integrated Circuit CAD / Layout Engineer working directly with IC circuit design engineers to create effective IC physical layouts. Products include state-of-the-art RFICs products in advanced semiconductor technologies for various markets using Wi-Fi, Cellular and other standards.

Remote work option available for skilled candidate. Should you have basic CAD and Unix admin skills to install or debug installations as well, Direct Hire could be available.


Cadence chip design

Cell and top level physical layout and verification

Includes new products and modifications to existing products

Develop layout solutions for new products within size, performance, and schedule constraints

Solid understanding of:

IC layout fundamentals

Cadence Virtuoso physical design tools and environment

Knowledge of IC fabrication and how this impacts implementations

Layout technique for RF and analog issues such as capacitive and inductive coupling, matching, WPE, etc.

Familiarity with top down digital physical design techniques, as well as the ability to insert blocks from these processes into mixed signal designs.

Preferred Traits

Cadence super-user

Ability to effectively plan complex layout projects

Experience developing ICs to ship in high volume

Strong IC layout fundamentals and ability to use them correctly

Strong experience developing analog/RF/mixed signal ICs in modern CMOS technology

Excellent communication skills, including clear and complete documentation

Basic CAD and Unix admin skills to install or debug installations of Cadence (and other) tools and their respective file structures and licenses.

Education and Experience

Associates minimum, BS/MS-EE/CS preferred

3+ years industry RFIC layout experience

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