Sr. Staff, Physical Design Engineer


Penang, Malaysia

Position Type

Full Time

About Us:

At RapidSilicon, we focus on bringing creativity to FPGA design by combining open-source FPGA methodology with proprietary technologies that enable a faster design-to-silicon turnaround. Our employees work on innovative AI-enhanced EDA tools to provide the most optimized design result that satisfies the needs in general-purpose or domain-specific applications.

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Job Description

  • Provide technical leadership for all aspects of synthesis and physical design of SoC designs.
  • Implement the blocks and work with the micro-architects to ensure the blocks meet the project’s area, power, and performance goals
  • Provide feedback to the RTL team to resolve timing, power, area, DFT, CDC issues, etc.
  • Work with top-level owners to address any power, timing, area, PV, LEC, ESD issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science
  • 8+ years of SoC tapeout and/or physical design flow development experience
  • Self-driven individual with a can-do attitude, and an ability to work in a dynamic group environment with remote time zones
  • Excellent scripting skills (csh/bash, Perl, Python TCL, Makefile etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of industry-standard EDA tools, understanding their capabilities and underlying algorithms

Deadline to Apply

Drop us an email, with attached resume, to
*We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status