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Principal Physical Design Engineer

Company: Microsoft
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

The silicon development team is seeking passionate, driven and intellectually curious computer/electrical engineers to join our team responsible for developing future Mixed-Signal IPs for next generation Microsoft custom silicon. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, highly motivated engineer with excellent technical skills, used to working independently or as a key member of a small, fast moving design team.ResponsibilitiesPerform all aspects of Physical Design tasks including synthesis, floorplanning, placement & routing, power grid planning, CTS, physical verification, Power, IR-Drop, ESD and EM analysis, Equivalency checks, STA, and optimize the design for best Power, Performance and Area.Have close collaboration with RTL and custom circuit teams to help drive and resolve design issues related to fullchip and partition closure.Engage with the team to drive continuous improvements to the tools, flows, and overall design methodology with a data driven approach.QualificationsMinimum Requirements BS/MS in Electrical---or Computer Engineering8+ years of broad hands-on experience in structural and custom digital design, delivering successful products from conception to functional silicon for revenue Solid experience with high frequency and low power design as well as constraints generation, STA, timing optimization, and timing closure.Strong problem-solving and data analysis skillsExcellent skills in all aspects of planning, cross-group collaboration, communications, analytical capabilities and attention to detailAdditional Preferred Qualifications -SoC/IP design tape-out experience in the latest foundry process nodes.Deep expertise in Synthesis, floorplanning, place & route, clocking, physical verification, Equivalency checks, EM-IR, power analysis.Experience in EDA tools such as Primetime, Nanotime, StarRC, Design Compiler, ICC, Innovus etc.Strong automation skills using scripting languages such as Perl, TCL, Python.Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafterSilicon Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.Microsoft has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets (see below). The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role (except as noted below); the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate's primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time. At Microsoft certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with Microsoft and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.Our commitment to pay equity We are committed to the principle of pay equity - paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. To learn more about pay equity and our other commitments to increase representation and strengthen our culture of inclusion, check out our annual Diversity & Inclusion Report. ( https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/inside-microsoft/annual-report )Understanding roles at Microsoft--- The top of this page displays the role for which the base pay ranges apply - Silicon Engineering IC5.The way we define roles includes two things: discipline (the type of work) and career stage (scope and complexity). The career stage has two parts - the first identifies whether the role is a manager (M), an individual contributor (IC), an admin-technician-retail (ATR) job, or an intern. The second part identifies the relative seniority of the role - a higher number (or later letter alphabetically in the case of ATR) indicates greater scope and complexity.Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. - We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request -via the Accommodation request form.Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.Benefits and PerksIndustry leading healthcareSavings and investmentsGiving programsEducational resourcesMaternity and paternity leaveOpportunities to network and connectDiscounts on products and servicesGenerous time awayJob SummaryJob number: 1492624Date posted : 2022-12-15Travel: 0-25%Profession: Hardware EngineeringRole type: Individual ContributorEmployment type: Full-TimeExperience: Experienced professionals

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