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Senior SoC Implementation Engineer

Company:, Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

The team that built the innovative Silicon IP AZ1 Neural Edge that is powering the latest generation of Echo devices is looking for a Senior SoC Implementation Engineer to continue to innovate on behalf of our customers. We are a part of Amazon Lab126 that revolutionized reading with our Kindle family of products and reimagined user experience through Echo and Alexa. We want you to help us build on the success of our first generation of ML accelerator at edge.

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

As a Senior SoC Implementation Engineer, you will be part of an advanced engineering team developing new silicon designs to enable Amazon devices. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the implementation flow from RTL to GDS2 for a range of new SoCs. You will work closely with architects and IP teams to integrate various IPs at the chip level and oversee the physical implementation of the SoC including synthesis, floorplanning, place and route and DRC. You will work closely with third party vendors and semiconductor foundries.

You will work closely with multi-disciplinary groups including Product Design, System Architects, IP developers, and Software Engineering, to verify and deliver complex, high volume SoCs that enable development of world-class hardware devices.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and implement flows and mechanisms to enable the RTL2GDS2 for new SoCs
  • Oversee synthesis, floorplan development, and place and route for entire SoC
  • Work closely with third party design and fabrication services to deliver quality first pass silicon that meets all performance, power and area goals
  • Supervise and mentor other engineers
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in EE, CE, or CS
  • 10+ years or more of practical semiconductor implementation experience
  • Scripting experience with Perl, Python, tcl, shell and drive to automate flows
  • Proficiency in chip front-end and back-end implementation tools such as Fusion compiler, Design Compiler, ICC2 or Innovus and Primetime
  • Must have good communication and analytical skills.
  • Should be able to work closely with IP Design teams and Backend Physical Design teams across multiple sites.
  • PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with memory compiler
  • Experience with formal equivalence - Cadence Conformal/Synopsys Formality
  • Have in depth knowledge of entire design process from Design specification, defining architecture, micro-architecture, RTL design and functional verification
  • Experience with DFT and DFM flows

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Keywords:, Inc., Sunnyvale , Senior SoC Implementation Engineer, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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