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Lead Systems Engineer

High Speed Serdes IP Lead System Engineer
Position Description:    

This is a unique opportunity to join the rapidly growing team in the SerDes IP R&D Group at Cadence Design Systems. We are looking for a Lead System Engineer who will be a key contributor to our advanced high speed SerDes IP products.

This is a hands-on customer facing technical position 

  • Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Engage with IP customers to review Serdes IP integration guidelines, provide integration training and recommendations to customer
  • Help customer resolve IP integration issues including floorplan, functional and DFT simulations, timing closure, signal & power integrity with package/board, etc.
  • Conduct design integration reviews on customers’ major SoC milestones through tape-out
  • Help customer bring up high speed Serdes IPs on customer’s SOC silicon, and support customer silicon debug;
  • Provide critical feedback to R&D team on product issues, performance and feature improvement, and drive future specifications for advanced high-speed serial links
  • Generate technical specifications, datasheets, and application notes of Serdes IP product
  • Key contributor to R&D team to define and develop high speed SerDes IP product specifications
  • Position Requirements:              

  • M.S. Electrical/Computer Engineering (or similar degree)
  • 2+ years of advanced node SOC design experience
  • Knowledge with SOC IP integration and full chip integration design flows and issues
  • Knowledge and experience with SOC design flows and CAD tools is a plus, such as Digital and Analog simulations, waveform viewers, static timing analysis, physical verification, DFT requirements and methodology, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with advanced process technology nodes (7nm and below) is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Additional Job Description
  • Additional Job Description
  • The annual salary range for California is $108,500 to $201,500. You may also be eligible to receive incentive compensation: bonus, equity, and benefits. Sales positions generally offer a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. Please note that the salary range is a guideline and compensation may vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location. Our benefits programs include: paid vacation and paid holidays, 401(k) plan with employer match, employee stock purchase plan, a variety of medical, dental and vision plan options, and more.