Jobs at X-FAB

The X-FAB Group - about 4,000 employees - is the leading analog/mixed-signal foundry manufacturing silicon wafers for analog-digital integrated circuits (mixed-signal ICs). X-FAB customers benefit from high-performance technologies, excellent technical design and prototyping services; and fast, easy and flexible foundry access worldwide.

Senior Engineer - Memory Design (Layout)

Kuching, Malaysia

We are currently looking for a Memory Design (Layout) Engineer to contribute to a highly innovative team by designing and developing high quality SRAM and ROM. You will work with other team members on the new process design challenges. You will have the chance to create novel low power and high-performance circuits and develop in-house design and verification flows for SRAM and ROM design in the context of ISO26262.

Your Role:
As a part of SRAM/ROM Layout Design team, you would be working on:

  • Development of Memory Leafcell design as per the need of SRAM compiler architecture and Specifications.
  • Stitching of Memory Leafcells to make a top-level circuit.
  • Apply layout best practice to get the most optimal performance SRAM and ROM design within the minimal area. Close collaboration with process development team.
  • Implementation of Design for Manufacturability technics to reach the target of zero-DPPM (Defective Part Per Million), work closely with schematic designers to identify sensitive area.
  • Physical Verification DRC and LVS.
  • Mitigate risks through proactive design analysis.
  • Generate back-end views (LEF) for memory IP integration in System-on-Chip.
  • Documentation and layout review organization for compliant development in the context of ISO26262.
  • Any other assignment and role deemed appropriated might be assigned to you from time to time.

Your Profile:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Electronics Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in Layout design. Exposure to complete design cycle of SRAM and ROM memories development is an advantage.
  • Skills/Competencies:
    • Behavioral Competencies:
      • Good communication skills – good level in English, written and spoken.
      • Teamwork and collaboration skills, working within multi-national, multi-site team.
      • Open, curious in new design implementation, integrity and friendly when engaging internal/external customers.
      • Self-motivated, progressive attitude, and able to work independently with minimum supervision.
      • Excellent writing and reporting skills with strong communication and analytical skills.
      • Able to learn quickly, self-driven and results-oriented.
    • Technical/ Functional Competencies:
      • Proven experience in using EDA tools for custom layout design and physical verification DRC, LVS.
      • Experience Programming skills e.g. UNIX shell script, Tcl, Phyton, SKILL would be an advantage.
      • Understanding of DFM and DFY checks.
      • Solid understanding of device physics and process.

Contact person : Thilip Endira

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