IC Physical Layout Engineer

Malibu, CA
Science & Engineering - Sensors & Electronics Laboratory – Sensors & Electronics /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas, Westlake Village and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

General Description: 
The Mixed Signal Solutions department at HRL Laboratories is a talented team of scientists and engineers with backgrounds in integrated circuit design, advanced packaging, integration, and testing of systems and subsystems for commercial and government applications. As part of this team, the Physical Design engineer will interact with colleagues, produce layout block designs in various technologies, and support full chip integration and verification while maintaining an efficient work environment.

Essential Duties:
Perform floor-planning and layout of block and chip-level designs in a variety of semiconductor IC technologies.
Support full chip integration and mask-reticle assembly.

Required Skills: 
At least 3 years of experience in physical layout design across a variety of silicon and III-V semiconductor IC technologies. 
Experience with Cadence Virtuoso, Calibre DRC/LVS/LPE, Assura. Must be able to resolve LVS/DRC errors. 
Knowledge of deep sub-micron layout design practices such as metal density rules, transistor, and capacitor matching.
Ability to communicate effectively with circuit designers to flow down layout requirements.
Experience customizing and generating standard cells for automated digital design flows is a bonus.

Required Education: 
BS or MS., Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Related Discipline

Special Requirements:
U.S. citizenship is required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Active SSBI is a plus.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $99,705 - $124,683 + bonus + benefits. 
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HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.