Silicon CAD Engineer

As a Silicon CAD Engineer at Facebook Reality Labs(FRL), you will work with a world-class group of researchers and engineers, and use your CAD tool and Infrastructure experience to design, deploy, support and scale a cutting-edge Silicon CAD design environment.


  • Work with the architects, designers and DV engineers to define, architect and enhance Silicon CAD flows for digital, analog and mixed-signal designs
  • Negotiate with EDA Vendors for tool licenses and interface for support
  • Provide support for installing and maintaining CAD tools, license servers, job queues etc.
  • Support Design, DV, PD and Analog teams with flow definition and automation
  • Maintain source control repositories, regression flows and database management
  • Work with the IT department to specify and support a scalable Linux compute infrastructure
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • 10+ years of experience as a Silicon CAD Engineer
  • Experience supporting EDA tools from Vendors such as Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor
  • Experience with maintaining source control repositories (Mercurial or similar)
  • Experience with DV, Place & Route, Signoff, and Custom circuit design flows
  • Experience with Python, TCL, Perl, Shell and SKILL scripting
  • BS Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Emulation HW platform deployment (Palladium or similar)
  • Masters in Electrical Engineering

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