Sr. DTCO and PPA Architect

    • Samsung Electronics America
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 7 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 174,557.00 - 305,414.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Research and Development
High performance computing
Intellectual property
Physical data model
Computer science
Life insurance
Semiconductors
ACL
Foundry
System on a chip
Textual entailment
Design
Data Analysis
Technical direction
Leadership
R
Layout
Electrical engineering
Design for manufacturability
Innovation
Strategy
ROOT
Creativity
Collaboration
Partnership
Finance
HATS
Authorization
Privacy
Policies
Electronics
Law

Job Details

Position Summary

Samsung, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, is founded on a simple philosophy - the endless pursuit of excellence will create a better world for all. At Samsung Austin Research and Development Center (SARC) and Advanced Computing Lab (ACL), we are building a center of excellence for Intellectual Property (IP) that is applied to high-performance computing devices (mobile, automotive, and other custom market segments) consumed by millions of people around the world. Come build with us!

Role and Responsibilities

You will join our growing Global Advanced Technology Enablement team that is specialized in driving technology development across Samsung System LSI business. We engage with Foundry partners from the very early phase to thoroughly explore target technology for next-generation SoC products.

Samsung System LSI values the strategic importance of DTCO/TE activities, especially for advanced technology beyond 5nm nodes. Our goal is to maximize Samsung LSI's product benefits, often measured by PPA, Silicon Reliability, and design TAT. In this position, you will join us in driving F oundry/EDA/Foundation IP (FIP)-Development to unlock new technology potential, which is key towards our business success.
  • You will take part in general DTCO activity from early TD up to tape-out and revision.
  • You are passionate about leading Foundation IP (FIP) Architecture exploration for new technology. This includes coordinating with the global FIP design team (both in-house and Foundry).
  • You are a domain expert in one or more technical areas, such as Advanced Methodology development, ranging from Physical Design (P&R), transistor-level/circuit Layout, Signoff, Electrical/Physical Verification up to DFM. You will help our team coordinate with global design methodology teams and will often directly drive global R&D teams from various EDA vendors.
  • You have a curious mindset that thrives on navigating the unknown through innovation and continuous learning. Your strong voice will influence our current and future plans strategy.
  • You enjoy identifying and distilling complex problems or situations by seeking the root causes and engaging others to brainstorm possible outcomes.
  • You are an innovator. You thrive on driving future-oriented changes and generating creative perspectives and solutions. You bring fresh ideas to challenge past practices, approaches, and old ways of thinking to introduce new innovation opportunities.
  • You are skilled at driving cross-company collaboration with a global perspective by creating synergetic ways of working using effective communications and proactive partnership. You enjoy helping our team collaborate with internal and external partners to drive technology enablement, while harnessing our diversity as a strength to achieve business results.


Skills and Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or 8+ years of experience with a Master's Degree, or 6+ years of experience with a PhD
  • Technology Enablement (TE) and DTCO experience at advanced technology nodes (below 5nm). The activity includes technology, logic and memory cell architecture exploration, and interconnect option exploration. Multiple-Foundry experience is a big plus.
  • Foundation IP (both Library Cell and SRAM Memory) design and architecture experience up to MTO and post-Silicon activity.


Our Culture

Imagine life inside an innovative environment focused on collaboration and growth to scale quickly, with the financial backing of a well-established company. Here you are part of a diverse global task force with a cross-functional scope. Being part of a unique growing team at a well-established global company means you have limitless room to explore, innovate, and grow by wearing different hats. You will experience multiple aspects of the development cycle and see your work in an end-user product. Learning always happens and you are encouraged to think outside the box to turn ideas into reality.

Pay Transparency

At Samsung - SARC/ACL, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $174,557.00 and $305,414.00. Your actual base pay will depend on variables that may include your education skills, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Samsung employees have access to benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), free onsite lunch, employee purchase program, tuition assistance (after 6 months), paid time off, student loan program, wellness incentives, and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for MBO bonus compensation, based on company, division, and individual performance.

Samsung employees have access to benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), free onsite lunch, employee purchase program, tuition assistance (after 6 months), paid time off, student loan program, wellness incentives, and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for MBO bonus compensation, based on company, division, and individual performance.

Additionally, this role might be eligible to participate in long term incentive plan and relocation.

U.S. Export Control

This position requires the ability to access information subject to U.S. export control restrictions. Applicants must have the ability to access export-controlled information or be eligible to receive a government authorization to access export-controlled information.

Trade Secrets

By submitting an application, you [applicant] agree[s] not to disclose to Samsung, or induce Samsung to use, any confidential or proprietary information (including trade secrets) belonging to any current or previous employer or other person or entity.

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