Sr. DFT SOC Engineer
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Sr. DFT SOC Engineer
USA - Texas - Austin
Job Description and Requirements
At Synopsys, we're at the heart of the innovations that change the
way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence.
The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are
ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we're powering it all
with the world's most advanced technologies for chip design and
software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want
to meet you.
Our System Design Solutions (SDS) services team delivers tool,
methodology, design creation, verification and implementation
expertise to enable leading edge customers to complete their most
challenging SoC design projects. Our customers range from industry
leaders to start-ups, developing products for applications such as
telecommunications, wireless, broadband, automotive, AI, and
high-performance computing. Our services work ranges from
collaborating with customers to provide specific design skills and
assistance for an SoC development, providing design flow and
methodology deployment, performing RTL2GDSII implementation for
blocks, sub-systems and full SoCs, and executing full SoC turnkey
design from specification to parts.
We're looking for an SoC Engineer, Staff - Design for Test (DFT)
specialist. Does this sound like a good role for you? In this role
you will perform SoC DFT architecture, implementation and
verification at block and chip levels as well as provide DFT design
flow methodology expertise.
As a Staff DFT SoC engineer you will play a critical role in many
aspects of our customers chip design process, including DFT
methodology development, DFT planning & architecture, test
insertion, ATPG pattern generation and post silicon test support.
You will be responsible for assisting our customers in addressing
their most challenging DFT issues using Synopsys' DFT
As a Staff DFT SoC Engineer, you will work either as an individual
contributor or as a project lead for the DFT function, depending on
the size and scope of the project. Staff DFT SoC Engineers may be
assigned to projects that range from turnkey design implementation
projects done by SDS members off-site to joint design assistance
projects where members of the SDS team work closely with our
customers design team members at the customer or SDS site.
- Implement and verify DFT solutions for customers advanced SoC
designs to successfully meet customer requirements and achieve
first pass silicon success
- Architect DFT SoC solutions for customers advanced SoC designs
to successfully meet customer requirements and achieve first pass
- Develop and improve DFT scripts, flows, and best practices to
meet growing Customer SoC demands
- Excel in skill areas including DFT technical expertise, team
work, customer focus, and communication.
- Drive the pre-sales process through planning and scoping of
- Develop, improve, and maintain the organization and processes
to successfully meet and exceed the BUs sales goals.
- Ability to travel on occasion for short periods of time, and
occasionally work on-site at customer premises as required.
- This position may include assignment to government contracts.
Consequently, the ability to obtain government security clearances
and/or other work clearances is preferred, and will be required in
the event of assignment to government contract work.
- Experience with all DFT aspects of an SoC including: ATPG, BSD,
JTAG, LBIST, MBIST, Scan insertion, compression, core wrapping and
DFT debug and diagnostics
- Experience with Synopsys DFT toolset including TestMax, Design
Compiler, DFTMAX, Fusion Compiler, PrimeTime, TetraMax, VCS and
- Demonstrate experience as a senior technical contributor and
leader on DFT projects.
- BS with 8 - 10 yrs relevant experience. MS with 7+ yrs relevant
experience. Related Ph.D. with 5+yrs.
- Automotive experience developing and meeting strict functional
safety and ISO26262 requirements
- Experience working in a customer focused environment with great
- Extensive experience partnering across functional and global
lines.The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is
between $117,000 to $204,000. In addition, this role may be
eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary
bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and
financial benefits as part of a of a competitive total rewards
package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number
of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and
education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the
total rewards package upon request.
Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
military veteran status, or disability.
Base Salary Range
$117,000 - $204,000
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