CAD Engineer - Circuit Simulation Flow & Methodology
Location: San Diego
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Posted: Oct 24, 2023
Technologies group, you'll help design and manufacture our
next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor,
system-on-chip (SoC). You'll ensure Apple products and services can
seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved
by millions. Joining this group means you'll be responsible for
crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices.
Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the
things they love with their devices! As a member of our CAD team,
you will architect, develop, maintain and enhance design and
simulation flows and methodology for digital, analog, mixed-signal,
and RF circuit designs.
- Proven years of experience in circuit design flows and/or
related CAD/automation support areas involving various technology
nodes and tape-outs.
- Proficiency with Spice/Fastspice simulators, including
Spectre/APS/XPS, AFS(BDA), Hspice, NCSim, FineSim, CustomSim,
- Deep knowledge on DC/Transient/Noise/PSS/HB, Cross corner PVT,
Aging/Reliability analysis, and Monte Carlo simulations.
- Strong ability to solve simulation convergence, accuracy, and
- Extensive exposure to post-layout simulation challenges and
- Experience in evaluating simulation related CAD tool/product
application and driving EDA vendors to meet design
- Understanding behavioral models for circuits, experience in
clock network simulation and analysis.
- Knowledge of PDK and Spice model qualification.
- Efficient programming skills in any of the following languages:
Perl, Python, TCL, Shell, C/C++, etc.
- Ability to provide automations for rapid and dynamic design
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to
work across various teams.
- In this role, you will work with different technology nodes and
provide flows/methodologies for the different tool sets. - Working
in a small team, you will be collaborating with the
digital/analog/RF/mix-signal circuit designs, layout teams,
technology teams, and 3rd party EDA tool vendors to drive and
coordinate efforts of developing, validating, and bringing up
transistor level circuit design environment and flows, enhancing
custom checks and data generation.
Education & Experience
Education & Experience
Minimum requirement of BS +10 years of relevant industry
Pay & Benefits
Pay & Benefits
- At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation
package and is determined within a range. This provides the
opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The
base pay range for this role is between $161,700.00 and
$284,900.00, and your base pay will depend on your skills,
qualifications, experience, and location.
Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple
shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee
stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary
restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a
discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock
Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including:
Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a
range of discounted products and free services, and for formal
education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement
for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally,
this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission
payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple
Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are
subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the
applicable plan or program.
Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to
inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal
opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected
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