CAD Engineer - Custom Construction

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200152117
Do you love building elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you’ll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You’ll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining our group means you’ll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple’s devices. Together, we will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices. As a CAD Engineer of Custom Infrastructure Support, you will provide support for digital, analog and mixed-signal designs using Cadence. Responsibilities include general user support for designers, tool customizations, and Unix/Linux support and development testing of new tools and flows.

Key Qualifications

  • 6+years of experience in analog and digital new product development IC CAD support using EDA tools
  • Prior experience supporting Cadence Composer Virtuoso, Layout tools, VXL, PCELLs, and CDFs
  • Deep knowledge of programming languages such as SKILL, Perl, Tcl
  • Proficient with Unix / Linux OS, utilities, and scripting
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.


In this high visibility role, you will: - Provide full support for Cadence custom flows, tool development, installation and maintenance - Support Virtuoso Layout and schematic software and release flows based on revision control system - Work with CAD team to provide general CAD services support, utilities, scripts while also working closely with the Design and Layout teams - Support tool configuration and application - Involvement in test development, automation and regression flow support - Build and maintain pertinent documentation

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in related technical discipline

Additional Requirements