Layout Engineer & CAD Support

  • by European Recruitment
  • Location Antwerp, Belgium
  • Salary €50,000 - €70,000 / year
  • 101 days ago
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Job Description:


  • BS in Electrical Engineering and 3+ years of industrial experience with CAD tools and flows
  • The role requires you to work with the different CAD tools including Cadence and Mentor for layout and layout verification.
  • - Good programming skills in languages like SKILL, Ocean, Perl, Python, TCL, Shell 
    - Experience with SVN and/or DesignSync is a plus 
    - Knowlegde of PDK installations
  • - IC Layout experience using Cadence Virtuoso Toolset and Mentor Calibre 
    - Understand layout constraints including layout matching techniques and signal conditioning/protection techniques 
    - Proficiency in floor planning activities with block assembly and block level routing 
    - LVS/DRC trouble shooting and debug skills 
    - Top-level IC layout experience and tapeout experience is a plus 
    - Candidate should be a team player with good written and verbal communication skills.

Job description / tasks and responsibilities:

  • Job Summary: 
    As a member of our image sensor design team, you will support, maintain and enhance design, layout and simulations flows for analog/mixed-signal circuit design. You will also support the design team with layout work at block and top-level. 
    You will be interfacing to the CAD team in Premstaetten and 3rd party EDA tool vendors, to develop, validate and bring up the custom Cadence flows needed for the AMS image sensor design flow.
  • Responsibilities: 
    - You provide first line CAD technical support for the Candence Virtuoso tool set and the Mentor Calibre toolset 
    - Provide full support for custom Cadence flows, including tool development, installation and maintenance. 
    - Mixed Signal Layout 
    - Proactive thinking on improvements in the image sensor layout and design flow


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Electronics
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level Bachelor's Degree