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Full time
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Technology Access Engineer
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Microsemi | Portland, OR
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Job Description

Microsemi Corporation (MSCC) puts technology to work for people. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 4,300 employees globally in 23 countries.

Microsemi is currently looking for a New Graduate Engineer to join our Advanced Engineering Services Division as a Technology Access Engineer in Burnaby, BC, Canada.


* Deployment and support of Very-Deep Sub-Micron (VDSM) process technology nodes by working closely with foundry directly
* Integrate foundation IP (memory, IO, standard cells) from various vendors into Microsemi infrastructure such as development of custom cells, custom timing corners. Integration will involve familiarity of entire development cycle from synthesis to place and route, to final static timing verification
* Development and support of timing closure methodology for each technology node
* Development and support of chip-level power estimation methodology for each technology node
* Audit and support of chip-level padring development for each project
* Communicate regularly with the project teams to resolve issues and to ensure meeting targeted goals and schedule.

Fresh graduate with B.Eng Electrical or Computer Engineering (or Equivalent) with 0 + yrs. experience.
Basic design knowledge of standard cells, memory, and IO.
Understanding of silicon process technology (90nm, 65nm, 40nm and etc).
Scripting skill in any programming language
Able to work independently under local project lead/supervisor mentorship
Debugging, problem solving and analytical skills
Good verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:
1+ years of prior ASIC development experience
Knowledge of timing requirements and physical design
Scripting skill in Pearl, Tcl, Python
Mixed-signal layout knowledge

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and high-reliability semiconductors. The Company's semiconductors manage and control or regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The Company's products include individual components, as well as integrated circuit solutions. Its semiconductors manage and control or regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The principal end markets that it serves include commercial air / satellite, defense, industrial / semicap, medical, mobile / connectivity and notebook / liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions / display. In April 2009, it acquired the Space Level Power Products business of Spectrum Microwave, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spectrum Control, Inc. In April 2009, Microsemi Corp. acquired Endwave Corporation's defense electronics and security (D&S) business.