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Title:  Senior Layout Engineer

Requisition ID:  50962
Department:  Mobile Display Power Design Department

Harlow, GB

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

To further strengthen Renesas' product development facilities in the UK, we are looking for a Layout Engineer to join a team of highly-skilled IC professionals to develop next generation Power, Analog and Mixed-Signal technologies.


Job Summary


  • Block level and top-level layout according to Renesas product generation process, especially for layout related Renesas design rules
  • Support in block and top-level specifications
  • Implement layout dependent design for yield
  • Implement layout dependent design for manufacturability
  • General understanding of packaging methods
  • Good understanding of foundry process, failure mechanisms, masking steps, and device construction
  • Ensure block and top-level Design Rule Checks (DRC) and Layout versus Schematics Checks (LVS)
  • Ensure Optimized silicon COGS
  • Early escalation
  • Principle Role: 10+ year experience, Senior Role: 5+ year experience, Motivated/Energized Junior, or Graduate
  • Ensure block and top-level Design Rule Checks (DRC) and Layout versus Schematics Checks (LVS), Electrical Rule Checks (ERC), Antenna check rules.
  • Use state-of-the-art layout techniques for matching (differential-pair, common centroid, interdigitation), ESD, latch-up prevention and parasitic reduction
  • R3D, P2P, or similar.
  • Cadence tools: L/XL/GXL/EAD – Physical verification: Assura, Calibre & PVS
  • Process geometry: ≤90nm, 130nm, 180nm, 250nm – BCD or similar.
  • Foundry’s: TSMC, VIS, Dongbu, Global etc.
  • Floor planning and power routing concept and design Renesas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Your Profile


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (or relevant field)
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in Layout Design (for Analog / Mixed-Signal circuits)
  • Motivation and ability to extend expertise and to develop a creative solution in the workplace
  • Knowledge or experience in automotive development process and standards, especially ISO 16949 & 26262 is useful
  • Good command of English (writing and speaking 


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