CAD STA Engineer

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom


Role Number:200403719
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 this group means you’ll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple’s devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of timing including working with designers for timing changes, helping construct/modify flows, timing analysis and timing closure.

Key Qualifications

  • Familiar with all aspects of STA of large high-performance SoC or Processor designs in deep sub-micron technologies
  • Proficiency in analysis, tools, and methodologies for timing closure
  • Good understanding of noise, cross-talk, OCV effects, margins, and constraints
  • Good communicator who can accurately assess, describe issues to management and follow solutions through to completion
  • Familiarity with timing and power ECO techniques and implementation is a plus
  • English fluency is required


Working with design teams to understand and debug issues related to constraints, flow scripts, and timing closure - Facilitate and drive STA methodology changes to improve overall STA flows - Create/maintain scripts and methods for timing analysis and power reduction - Deep analysis of timing paths to identify key issues - Implement infrastructure/scripts to facilitate large scale timing reports mining and visualization - Working with Physical Design team, highlighting issues and best practices

Education & Experience

BSc in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering

Additional Requirements