CAD Engineer- Web Developer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 24, 2018
Role Number: 200001791
JOB DESCRIPTION Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. In this highly visible and cross-functional role as a senior member of our hardware CAD team, you will be responsible for developing best in class methodologies and flows for Apple silicon mobile products. We will empower you to engage with multiple design teams to identify and implement critical design metrics for different stages of chip designs working with other CAD disciplines to establish and support regression infrastructure to execute flows and collect data. You will develop new methods to automatically generate, analyze and visualize complex engineering data, apply Big Data and predictive analytics principles to semiconductor design. This system will enable us to assess and drive PPA and quality of our chips. The system will increase efficiency and Quality-of-Results for our methodologies and design processes. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. Will you join us in crafting solutions that do not yet exist?

Key Qualifications

  • Do you have 10+ years of industry experience in chip design/CAD process? Experience working with or supporting physical design CAD flows including place and route, static timing analysis (STA), physical design verification, IR and static and dynamic power analysis?
  • Your efficient programming capabilities in either Perl, Python, TCL or Makefile is invaluable to our team.
  • Your depth of expertise and understanding of relational databases (e.g. MySQL) and NoSQL solutions will serve you well to success.
  • Your proven ability with Web development with any of the following: PHP, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS, is a plus.


You will thrive in this role if you enjoy working with a variety of internal teams. Please highlight your customer interfacing experience, it is a huge plus. This is a rare and extraordinary opportunity allowing ownership of all things CAD Dashboard. Architect, develop, maintain and enhance in-house regression infrastructure, design metrics and tracking system. Devise, produce and disseminate web reports containing visual representation of chip design metrics. Collaborate with the Design and CAD teams to enhance current methodologies, devise new quantitative methods to drive Quality-of-Results (QoR) improvements and efficiency Support database/XML representation of the flows and methodologies. Contribute to Web technology infrastructure development to grow our ability to quickly react to local design optimization and needs as well as enable non-experts to generate new representation of their design metrics with an intuitive easy to use infrastructure. You will go beyond the industry norm and demonstrate creativity in problem solving, ability to think dynamically and outside of standard convention, and adapt quickly to new technical areas.

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