Senior Layout Engineer - Grasse, France





Your future job

As a Senior Layout Engineer at Melexis, you will create a set of CAD drawings for physical layers representation of electronic circuits.

More specifically, you will

  • be responsible for transferring hierarchical schematics into a hierarchical layout;

  • perform all checks to guarantee a correct implementation of the schematics and to assure compliance with the used technology and document the results;

  • support the Associate layout engineer in selection of checks as well as selection of layout constraints;

  • flag risks regarding implementation or timing to the PM/lead designer and work together to mitigate these risks;

  • be responsible for implementing the IP’s and black boxes from suppliers into the chip level layout;

  • create a floorplan of the full chip level layout to fit the given layout constraints and assembly constraints;

  • challenge/support Associate layout engineer on the block level floorplan;

  • provide relevant information to suppliers (i.e. Digital Competence Center) regarding integration of IP’s/black boxes in the chip level layout;

  • provide documentation and information to ensure the full chip layout, including other layout/supplier input, is up the expected quality level;

  • assess the points of the layout review checklist and their impact on the implemented layout;

  • challenge design on implemented schematics regarding wells, matching, size, primitive components, power/ground;

  • set time and area constraints for own block/chip layout

  • coordinate layout project team and balance the workload accordingly.

Your profile

  • You hold ideally a Master degree or equivalent 

  • You have more than 5 years of experience in the area of Layout

  • You are an expert with Cadence Virtuoso Layout Suite

  • You have a proven track record for independently achieving work output;

  • Strong geometric thinking and team working are part of your day to day work

  • You possess a strong quality mindset and have effective communication skills in English.

We offer

  • a challenging job in a dynamic high-tech international environment;
  • the opportunity to take ownership of your professional passion in order to contribute to the success of the company;
  • an enjoyable, team-oriented and professional atmosphere in a flat-structured organization;
  • versatile development opportunities.