SRAM Compiler Circuit Designer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Posted: Feb 5, 2019
Role Number: 200030660
Do you want to utilize your engineering background to make big things happen? Can you influence, connect, get results and communicate effectively? Can you deliver on a predictable and dynamic schedule? Do you have a passion for crafting entirely new solutions? Do you love building without precedent? As part of our Digital Design Engineering group, you'll take imaginative and revolutionary ideas and determine how to turn them into reality. You and your team will apply engineering fundamentals and start from scratch if needed, bringing forward-thinking ideas to the real world. Your efforts will be groundbreaking, often literally. Join us, and you'll help design the tools that allow us to bring customers experiences they've never before envisioned. You will be part of an exciting silicon design group that is responsible for designing state-of-the-art ASICs. We have an extraordinary opportunity for SRAM Compiler Circuit Designers. In the custom digital circuits team, you will implement advanced circuit techniques to improve circuit performance, optimize dynamic/static power and support full bring up through productization. This highly visible role is at the heart of a processor design effort, making a critical impact delivering products to market quickly.
- We are looking for applicants with at least 3+ years circuit design experience.
- Experience developing Register files/SRAM Arrays and memory arrays.
- Knowledge of industry standard circuit, design and integration tools.
- Solid understanding of device physics and processes.
- Drive Silicon debug and participate in production ramp.
Imagine yourself at the center of our hardware development effort. Where you will collaborate with all disciplines, playing a strategic role of getting functional products to millions of customers quickly. You will have the opportunity to integrate and come-up with new ideas, as well as work with a team of talented engineers. In this role, you will work on SRAM/memory compiler delivery team collaborating with compiler vendors and design teams. You will work closely with compiler development and deployment to impact PPA of the end products. Here are the main responsibilities for this role:
Interact with compiler IP providers outside Apple and understand the compilers available.
Interact with compiler IP consumers within Apple, understand the memory requirements and communicate to external IP providers.
Understand the PVT corner requirements for various projects.
Understand the complete design flow, DFT and testing aspect of the compiler IPs.
Education & Experience
BSEE / MSEE is required
- Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.