Silicon Layout Design - Full Time

(Taiwan) HsinChu, Taiwan
Engineering – Silicon Engineering /
Full-time /
Join a cutting-edge and well-funded hardware startup in Silicon Valley as a Layout (Mask) Designer. Our mission is to reimagine silicon and create computing platforms that will transform the industry. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and passionate engineers in the world to create designs that push the envelope on performance, energy efficiency and scalability. We offer a fun, creative and flexible work environment, with a shared vision to build products to change the world.

Positions are open for custom layout design on an advanced process node in a high-performance, power efficient SOC design.


    • Owning and driving layout design on an advanced process node
    • Responsible for internal from-scratch development on an aggressive schedule
    • Innovating with optimal design methodologies
    • Working with vendors to monitor and track critical IPs
    • Collaborating with the circuit, CAD, and physical design teams


    • Strong background in custom layout design (eg, SRAM, register file, PLL, LDO, IO PHY, logic cells)
    • Scripting skills in SKILL, CSH, or Perl preferred
    • Ability to recognize and correct problematic circuit and layout structures
    • Technical leadership, self-motivated
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Team player with an ability to encourage team members

Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical subject area
    • 5+ years of proven experience