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Apple

Analog Layout Engineer

Cupertino, CA

Summary

Posted: Jan 31, 2024

Role Number:200450222

Imagine what you could do here at Apple? Together we could help craft the next generation of the world's finest devices. New ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your career, and there's no telling what you could accomplish The team is searching for a self-motivating, engineer for the role of AMS Layout Designer. As a member of the AMS team, we will be working on the leading-edge technology nodes to build best-in-class custom analog designs used to connect our world-class products to the world as well as optimizing their performance. You will become part of a development team that cultivates engineering excellence, creativity and innovation. Collaboration across teams is a key component of success at Apple. The right candidate will thrive in that type of environment. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products?

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Key Qualifications

  • Typically requires more than 8 years of experience in analog/mixed-signal layout design of deep sub-micron CMOS circuits
  • Experience implementing analog layouts to achieve tight matching, low noise, and low power consumption. Layouts may include analog blocks, resistors, capacitors, pad IOs, ESD structures, etc.
  • High level of proficiency in custom and standard cell based floor-planning and hierarchical layout assembly.
  • Must understand techniques for managing IR drop, RC delay, electromigration, self heating and coupling capacitance.
  • Must recognize failure prone circuit and layout structures, have experience with analog and DFM best practices, and proactively work with circuit designer to identify the best approach to solving problems.
  • High level proficiency in interpretation of CALIBRE DRC, ERC, LVS, etc. reports.
  • Knowledge of MENTOR GRAPHICS or CADENCE layout tools.
  • Scripting skills in PERL or SKILL are considered a plus, but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work with cross-functional teams.

Description

As a member of the AMS layout team you will be responsible to deliver fully-verified, clean layout, this includes the following: Designing complex layout for mixed signal, and analog circuits in deep sub-micron CMOS technologies. Reviewing and analyzing floorplans and complex circuits with circuit designers. Running complete set of design verification tools available on AMS blocks. Working with circuit design team to plan/schedule work and negotiate any necessary layout tradeoffs as needed. Interpreting LVS, DRC and ERC reports to find the fastest way to complete layout. Exceeding engineering specifications and expectations by working closely with the circuit design team. Utilizing advanced CAD tools and mask design knowledge to deliver correct and robust layout that meet stringent matching performance, area and power requirements.

Education & Experience

BS degree in technical discipline with minimum 10 years of relevant experience.

Additional Requirements

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 $160,700.00 and $282,500.00, 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 Benefits.

    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 characteristics.

Client-provided location(s): Cupertino, CA, USA
Job ID: apple-200450222-2
Employment Type: Other

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