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Apple

SoC Physical Design Engineer, STA/Timing

Sunnyvale, CA

Summary

Posted: Feb 23, 2024

Role Number:200448984

Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, hard-working people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it! Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product. In this visible role, you will be directly responsible for the physical implementation of design partition(s) (from netlist to tapeout) for a highly complex SOC using state of the art process technology.

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Key Qualifications

  • Minimum BS and 3+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Hands-on experience in STA.
  • Familiar with important aspects of timing of large high-performance SoC designs in sub-micron technologies.
  • Proficient in STA and methodologies for timing closure and have a fundamental understanding of noise, crosstalk, and OCV effects, among others.
  • Familiar with circuit modeling including SPICE models and worst-case corner selection.
  • Good programming skills with Perl and TCL.
  • Experience with large design STA and Timing Closure.
  • Familiar with ECO techniques and implementation.
  • Good communicator who can accurately describe issues and follow them through to completion.

Description

• Work with design teams to understand and debug constraints and facilitate logic changes to improve timing. • Work with the Physical Design team, highlighting issues and best practices. • Help create timing ECO's for project tapeout. • Create and maintain scripts and methodologies for analysis and runs. • Create documentation and help with guidelines/specs. • Deep analysis of timing paths to identify key issues. • Implement timing infrastructure.

Education & Experience

Minimum BS and 3+ years of relevant industry 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 $138,900.00 and $256,500.00, 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): Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Job ID: apple-200448984-1
Employment Type: Other

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