Principal (Team Lead) IC Design Engineer

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    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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    Information Technology

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    Alex Tomsett

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    over 1 year ago

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Principal (Team Lead) IC Design Engineer
I am currently working with an amazing client whose technology is used in products from the world's leading PC and peripheral brands. Their technology enables wired and wireless VR, monitors, docking stations, video adapters, and more. They are looking for an experienced Principal level IC Design Engineer with Team Lead experience to augment their existing IC design team to design and implement our innovative network display products.

The Role:
*The role will involve many or all aspects of the design process from specification and architecture through RTL design of modules, functional verification, synthesis and timing closure, to silicon validation
*Definition and development of architecture both at IP and system level are also key aspects of this role.

Essential Skills:
*A proven track record of multiple successful ASIC development cycles and experience of FPGA prototyping
*Network on Chip (NoC)
*System on Chip (SoC) design / integration (40nm & below)
*Low power design / UPF / Multi power domain
*USB / DisplayPort
*Use of Python
*Video encoder techniques
*ARC CPU experience
*Sign off check experience - LINT, SVA, Spyglass tools, Synthesis and constraints
*RTL design (VHDL or Verilog)
*Integrating external IP

Desired Skills:
*STA - Usage of the Primetime tool
*Previous experience of successful tapeouts, particularly at lower geometries i.e 12nm and below
*Synthesis (ideally mentioning DC/Design Compiler/Synopsys toolset)
*Scripting ability / automation
*Constraint generation/debug (SDC)
*Layout skills (floor planning, routing)

If you believe you would be a good fit, call Alex now on 01737 236821.