CAD Engineer

  • Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2017
Information Technology

Job Description

Information Technology . San Jose, California


CAD Engineer

Requisition ID



Samsung Semiconductor (SSI) R&D works with various foundries and IC suppliers to enable new technologies deployed in Samsung products. The CAE team at SSI is looking for a CAD engineer to support the SSI R&D teams with their IC design and tape out activities.


Responsibilities include installation of various PDKs received from Samsung fab and other partner foundries as well as script and flow development for various steps of the design process. The CAD engineer is expected to collaborate with the design team in debugging potential PDK issues and finding ways to expedite chip integration.

•Setup new project scripts and enable revision control.

• Install and maintain PDKs received from various foundries

• Setup LVS/DRC/Extraction flows for the projects and verify/debug during the design cycle.

• Develop SKILL or other scripts to help the design team with various flows, like via-punch, metal fill, etc.

• Act as the interface to CAD tool vendors for purchase and renewal of the licenses.



• Design DB scynchonize (ICM/Perforce/Design Sync/etc)

• Basic IT(LINUX/Job Scheduler/Shell Programming


Prior experience in analog or digital back-end design is a plus.

*********************************************************************************************************************** Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. ***********************************************************************************************************************