Physical Design Methodology Engineer

At Open-Silicon, a SiFive company, we design, develop and deliver advanced semiconductor solutions for a range of verticals and industries. We invented RISC-V, and our extensive line-up of best-in-class RISC-V processor cores has over 150 adoptees worldwide, including tier-1 semiconductor companies.  Our custom SoC division delivers ASICs in the most advanced technology nodes and enjoys close partnerships with all leading silicon foundries. We push the envelope on advanced ASICs for artificial intelligence and machine learning. Our ASICs are also seen in satellite communication systems, IoT and extreme low-power mobile devices.  We are leaders in high-speed networking and memory interface IP. With our expertise in package-silicon codesign, we belong to the technology elite that can deliver leading-edge products based on 2.5D interposer technology and 3D packaging. We have a global presence with multiple development centers in North America, Europe, China, Korea and India. Our design centers in India, located in Bangalore and Pune with additional sites under development, drive innovation and deliver solutions across our product portfolio. To support our growth and expansion plans, we are hiring across disciplines, including SoC architecture, analog design, logic design and verification, DFT, physical design, embedded software and board and system design.
Job Description:
- Broad experience in physical design of integrated circuits, including place-and-route, clock distribution topologies, power analysis, low power design techniques and design for manufacturability and reliability.
- Candidates should demonstrate expertise in sequential circuit timing, and in achieving timing closure.
- Candidates must also be familiar with standard design and technology formats such as DEF, SPEF, Verilog, LEF and Liberty.
- Critical to the position are advanced abilities in scripting in one or more of Tcl, Perl or Python, and familiarity with unix utilities. 
- Facility with tools for version control and bug tracking is a plus.