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VLSI Circuit Design and Physical Validation: 24-.01160

Austin, TX 78746

Posted: 05/23/2024 Job Category: Creative - UI, UX, Accessibility, Graphic, Visual Designer Job Number: 22112880

Job Description

Primary Skills: VLSI Design, Cadence Virtuoso, Physical Validation, Power Analysis, Scripting Automation
Duration: 6+ months
Contract type: W2 only
Location: Austin-TX - 100% Remote 
Pay Range: $70 - $75 Per Hour

Work for a market leader!


We are seeking a VLSI Circuit Design Engineer to join our team and work on cutting-edge semiconductor technology projects. This 100% remote role (with a hybrid option in Austin, TX) focuses on deep sub-micron IC logic, ASIC, and Custom Design utilizing Client's PROM IP across a range of applications. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of technical expertise and creativity, contributing significantly to our mission of advancing semiconductor technology.

  • Collaborate with the design team for understanding and defining physical design specifications for mixed-signal circuits.
  • Execute floor planning, power planning, and placement for digital and analog blocks.
  • Validate physical design through static timing and noise analysis.
  • Characterize and analyze power grid using industry-standard tools.
  • Address physical design issues, implement design updates, and ensure designs meet manufacturing requirements through coordination with DRC/LVS teams.


  • Proven experience in VLSI Circuit Design and familiarity with design tools like Cadence Virtuoso, HSPICE, and ADE.
  • Proficiency in physical design methodologies and tools such as Primetime, StarRC, and Redhawk.
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, TCL, Perl) for design automation and quality analysis.

"Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm consistently recognized for our commitment to excellence and a positive work environment. Voted the #1 Best Place to Work in Silicon Valley (2023) and a Glassdoor Best Places to Work (2023 & 2022), Akraya prioritizes a culture of inclusivity and fosters a sense of belonging for all team members. We are staffing solutions providers for Fortune 100 companies, and our industry recognitions solidify our leadership position in the IT staffing space. Let us lead you to your dream career, join Akraya today!"

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