Physical Designer

CTG San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 weeks ago

Computer Task Group is seeking a Physical Designer to work a long-term contract in either San Jose, CA, Austin, TX or Yorktown Heights, NY.

U.S Government Customer, has a need for an experienced physical implementation engineer. This engineer will assist in the development, implementation and testing of a digital neuromorphic accelerator chip. The selected candidate will work directly with other designers and system architects to implement ASIC physical design.

Job Duties:

  • Synthesis and placement-driven synthesis

  • DFT and DFM implementation

  • Power/Performance/Area estimations

  • In-depth understanding of memory structures

  • Physical design, including power grids, clock network implementation, floorplaning, place and route

  • Simulation and debugging

  • Timing closure and signoff

  • Power optimization and signoff

  • Extensive Scripting / Flow Automation

Basic Skills, clearances and other elements required, in order of importance, and number of years experience, where applicable, in each skill:

  1. Familiarity with industry standard ASIC EDA tools, including device simulators, synthesis, place and route, timing closure, power integrity, and DFT (with emphasis on Cadence tools).
  2. Chip implementation experience.
  3. Extensive participation in multiple successful large-scale tapeouts.
  4. Compliance with Export Regulations.

Other Skills Desired, Years in each skill, where applicable:

At least 4 year experience in multiple of the following categories: Place and route, Timing closure, Power optimization, DFT.

At least 2 year experience in scripting: Tcl and Python required.

Please send resumes to or apply below.

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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