CAD/PDK Support Engineer


IC Resources

Listed on

2nd April





Start Date


This is a new opportunity to join a world leading multi-national company at their growing design centre based in Cork, Ireland. Cork is fast becoming one of Europe’s busiest locations for Semiconductor companies and offers a great chance to live in a vibrant city and experience Ireland at it’s best. 

In this role, you will be responsible for PDK development and Design Automation across Custom/Analog/RF technology nodes. As a member of the CAD team, you will be working closely with Custom, Analog & RF engineers & layout designers to develop and support customised tools and flows. You will also have the responsibility to collaborate with foundry and EDA partners to deploy best-in class EDA tools and flows in addition to developing in-house productivity and automation solutions for improving overall design methodology.

Industry degree qualified the successful CAD Support Engineer will have 2+ years of experience in CAD or PDK development and experience in some or all of the following: 

  • Knowledge of Virtuoso suite of tools - Schematic, Layout, Analog Design Environment.
  • Familiarity with SPICE simulation tools (Hspice, Spectre APS, AFS, CustomSim, FineSim, ADS, GoldenGate).
  • Proficiency in programming/scripting languages - SKILL, Python, Perl and TCL.
  • FinFet & SOI processes
  • CMOS fundamentals and Circuit Design Concepts
  • Strong aptitude for programming and automation
Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment is required for this role.

This is an opportunity to join a highly successful and stable company working on leading edge technologies in advanced process nodes across a range of applications.

The company offers flexible work options tailored to employee’s needs. These include a combination of work from home and working in their brand new, state of the art office in Cork. The individual must be based in the Cork area. Visas can only be sponsored for applicants already in Europe.

A competitive salary is on offer along with a strong range a benefits and total package.

Contact Leon today to apply.

Contact Name: Leon Morrison

Reference: TJ/801/V-195827

Job ID: 3316348

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