At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.
And our history runs deep – we have been in Silicon Valley for 25+ years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes. From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.
As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.
This R&D engineering position will be responsible for interfacing to our silicon foundries and technically supporting design teams across the company working on product and IP development. Activities will include initial engagement on new nodes and developing comparative technology assessments, downloading and making available PDKs and EDA support files to CAD and design teams, providing design team support on DRC, ERC, DFM, ESD, and reliability rules and calculators, securing foundry provided IP and seeking 3rd party IP to fill any gaps, seeking answers when documentation or data is missing, seeking waivers when necessary and elucidating the risks, validating spice model and extraction setups and providing power, performance, area evaluations, coordinating mock and full tapeouts to foundry and being accountable for quality of delivery and checks, facilitating mask reviews, communicating foundry roadmaps and identifying foundry and node choices early in the product definition. This individual contributor will report to the Director of CAD and work closely with a broad set of design and functional teams including CAD engineers, design leads and engineers, and the operations team to consult on post-silicon issues. The position will require direct interaction with external foundry engineers and third-party design IP companies.
We are looking for an experienced technologist who can provide excellent and timely process, design rule manual, spice model, and PDK support to ensure internal projects and tapeouts remain on track and achieve their quality and performance goals. The candidate should be able to lead process roadmap, evaluation, and decision-making efforts. The candidate must be able to form symbiotic relationships with design engineering to seamlessly execute to the product roadmap. The candidate will need to have outstanding organization, communication, teamwork, and negotiating skills to ensure the teams are enabled for efficient and accurate execution on multiple product lines, simultaneously. Finally, the individual must be able to support and grow a strong and collaborative relationship with our foundries.
Rambus offers a competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.