Webinar Video: 10-Minute GDSII Tapeout Quotes

Re-play of a live eSilicon webinar moderated by Dan Nenni (SemiWiki founder) where we demonstrate our GDSII quoting portal.  Working with a real customer, we generate a complete, executable quotation for a production GDSII tapeout at TSMC in about 10 minutes.  We also explore "what if" scenarios to optimize unit price for the program. Created: July 31, 2014, 8:00 AM PDT.

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ASIC Product Engineering/Test/Foundry (San Jose, CA)

Updated on: July 17, 2014

Responsibilities:

  • We are seeking a Semiconductor (ASIC) Product Engineering professional to solve engineering and system integration challenges and provide hands-on team leadership.
  • This senior product engineer will interact directly with customers through all phases of the product cycle from pre sales to post production, aligning customer requests/requirements with business goals.
  • Plan and execute on New ASIC Product Introduction on latest technologies and drive cost reduction on new and mainstream technologies.
  • Collaborate closely with and lead efforts among product, test and foundry teams.

Background and Skills:

  • 10+ years’ experience as a Product Engineer in an ASIC product/test engineering environment (semiconductor manufacturing) with a demonstrable hands-on technical role as described above
  • Relevant expertise in semiconductor test manufacturing (including digital ASIC/ASSP) and foundry operations is a must
  • Self-directed, capable of managing complex projects, working individually and leading other technologists to achieve objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) and Characterization
  • Proven capability in yield management a must (cost reduction a plus)
  • Excellent communicator with strong, demonstrated customer focus
  • Collaborative approach, able to lead and influence
  • Bachelor or Masters in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without restriction(s).
  • Only those who meet the requirements listed herein will be considered.

Preference given to candidates who also possess:

  • ATE experience in Credence / Teradyne / Advantest Digital Platforms
  • Strong data analysis skills and familiar with statistical tools
  • Strong knowledge in Volume Test Manufacturing
  • Experience in 28nm New Product Introduction a plus

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Customer Solutions Engineering - Pre-Sales Engineer ASIC/IP/Packaging (San Jose, CA)

Updated on: July 22, 2014

Seeking an experienced, customer oriented, semiconductor (ASIC/IP) engineering professional who will act as a primary pre-sales resource in providing Comprehensive Technical Solutions to eSilicon Customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary customer interface for all technical support activities during the pre-sales process
  • Represent eSilicon’s technical expertise to current and potential customers
  • Work closely with eSilicon’s sales, marketing and technology groups to craft proposed solutions for customers
  • Align with IP suppliers to understand their products and benefits to eSilicon customers
  • Work with customers and IP suppliers to target best solutions
  • Work with IP suppliers on custom solutions or road map development as needed
  • Analyze eSilicon solutions as they relate to competition
  • Work closely with marketing to adjust proposals or roadmaps as needed
  • Develop technical presentations

Background and Skills:

Familiar with ASIC process technology:

  • Different technology nodes and relevant features
  • Experience with multiple foundries, with emphasis on TSMC
  • Experience with advanced process nodes – 28/16/14nm
  • Experience in large, complex design
  • Key performance metrics
  • Fabrication process
  • Prototype bring up
  • Production qualification process
  • Knowledge of failure analysis (FA) a plus
  • Experienced in ASIC physical design
  • Timing analysis using Static Timing Analysis (STA)
  • Floor planning
  • Place and Route
  • Clock tree architectural decisions and implementation
  • Timing closure
  • Timing signoff methodology
  • Low power techniques
  • Experienced in ASIC Design for Test (DFT)
  • Knowledge in IP
  • Familiar with foundation IP (standard cell libraries, IO, memory, PLL)
  • Familiar with common hard IP blocks (SerDes, MXS, processors)
  • Familiar with common soft IP blocks (memory controllers, SerDes controllers)
  • Packaging
  • Familiar with package technology
  • Can work with package engineering to select cost competitive solutions
  • Familiar with package and board level Signal Integrity analysis
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and presentation skills
  • Self-starter – able to craft solutions to complex problems with little to no input
  • BS EE Degree
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as described above
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without restrictions
  • Travel required (~10%)

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Oracle Agile Programmer Analyst (Shanghai, China (preferred) or Singapore)

Updated on: June 25, 2014

eSilicon has selected Oracle Agile as our Product Life Cycle Management solution.

We are currently implementing Oracle Agile PLM to move our document centric business processes to database centric.

The below modules of Agile are being implemented in two phases:

  • Product Collaboration
  • Product Portfolio Management
  • Product Quality Management
  • Product Governance Compliance (PGC)

As part of the global enterprise applications team, the Agile programmer analyst will serve as technical lead for all configuration and development efforts during the project implementation and then will support the global user base for application support and future enhancements. As an Agile programmer analyst your primary focus will be to understand the business needs and then design and develop best business processes using Agile. It is a great opportunity to join the vibrant and accomplished enterprise applications team and to lead all aspects on Agile PLM.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and support global users for all aspects of Oracle Agile PLM Application – PC, PPM, PQM and PGC modules
  • Manage Agile integration with ERP using Agile PIP
  • Manage multiple tasks: coding, system test, end to end test and production support
  • Manage all phases of the project life cycle (SDLC): analysis, design, implementation and testing
  • Provide guidance to the team on Oracle Agile PLM's vision and roadmap
  • Ensure business processes are followed when administering Agile
  • Analyze user requirements and issues and provide the best fit solution while maintaining the integrity of existing application
  • Work with users to translate business process to Agile forms and workflows; optimize and automate
  • Generate and develop standard and custom reports to meet the business requirements
  • Responsible for global data integrity; develop tools and audit processes to ensure accurate and timely data reporting capability
  • Document and communicate changes, supporting change management and compliance

Background and Skills:

  • 5 - 7 years of experience working directly with Oracle Agile PLM modules – PC, PPM, PQM and PGC is a must
  • Experience in working with Agile PIP integration with Oracle is a must
  • Develop scripts using Java Scripts [Java PX], Agile SDK and Agile groovy scripts [Script PX] with an overall understanding of J2EE concepts including: Core JAVA, JSP, Servlet, JDBC, HTML, JavaScript, XML and Oracle ADF is a must
  • Experience with OPLA (Oracle Product Lifecycle Analytics) is considered a very strong plus
  • Advance problem-solving and critical thinking skills with a strong orientation to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines on a regular basis in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with employees at all levels
  • Semiconductor industry experience a plus
  • BS CS or similar degree required
  • Must be eligible to work in country of hire (either CH or SG) without restrictions
  • Only those candidates who meet requirements above will be shortlisted

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ASIC Packaging Engineer (Ho Chi Minh City or Danang, Vietnam)

Updated on: August 12, 2014

eSilicon's Vietnam design team is seeking an experienced ASIC Design Engineer or PCB Design Engineer who will focus on package design.

Responsibilities:

  • This experienced digital or analog Design Engineer will be a member of the technical packaging team responsible for package planning, ASIC packaging design, development, design, power and signal integrity characterization.
  • Initial work will involve training in the field of advanced packaging including power and signal integrity.

Background and Skills:

  • Candidates must be skilled in scripting and possess a fair knowledge of ASIC physical design and/or PCB layout (3-5 years relevant experience)
  • Preference for background including simulation and layout
  • Knowledge of Allegro Package Designer (APD), extraction tools (PowerSI, XtractIM, HFSS), simulation tool (HSPICE) or similar preferred
  • Collaborative, enjoy interacting with customers as well as internal departments
  • BS/MSEE or equivalent
  • Fluent in English is required
  • Must be eligible to work in country of hire without any restriction(s)

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Europe

PHP Developers (Bucharest, Romania)

Updated on: June 20, 2014

Become part of eSilicon's eBusiness development team in building intranet and Internet tools. The position offers opportunity to work closely with the ASIC engineering, sales and marketing teams.

Responsibilities:

  • The PHP developer will primarily be hands-on coding for the company's applications, using:
    • LAMP stack development (PHP 5.3, MySQL)
    • REST APIs
    • Software design in OOP
    • UI implementation with jQuery, CSS, HTML5
  • Understand requirements and evaluate their implementation costs
  • Develop testable and maintainable code for long-term projects

Background and Skills:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent and 6+ years in software development/engineering as described above, including:
    • Minimum 4 years in working with OOP
    • Minimum 4 years’ experience in PHP
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience with CSS, HTML, and JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience in PHPUnit is a plus
  • Experience in MVC framework is a must
  • Fluency in English (speaking, reading and writing) is a must

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Marketing Manager (Bucharest, Romania)

Updated on: June 25, 2014

An individual contributor, this marketing professional based in our Bucharest office will be responsible for developing and maintaining marketing strategies for new services; conceive and develop innovative marketing programs that meet demand; process improvements and automation.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of automated business proposals
  • Development of marketing platforms and processes
  • Implement plans to launch new products and services working with all departments
  • Analyze potential strategic partner relationships for product lines
  • Improve existing services and increase service profitability
  • Take calculated risks based on data-driven analytics

Background and Skills:

  • Technical (Computer Science or Electronics) or Economic University
  • 3-5 years technical marketing experience (semiconductors industry experience considered a plus)
  • 2-3 years hands on software experience
  • Commercial experience (marketing in high tech)
  • Focus on customer delivery
  • Attention to details along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into benefits is crucial
  • Knowledge of semiconductor industry flow
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Presentation skills a strong plus.
  • Experience in forecasting or other statistical modeling would be a plus
  • e-Commerce would be a plus
  • College degree required, MBA would be a plus - this position requires commercial/industry experience (not entry level)
  • Experience working in a distributed/virtual team environment is a plus
  • This is a full time regular position.
  • Must be eligible to work in Romania without restrictions

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Note to Recruitment Firms, Agencies and Other Third Parties:
eSilicon does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes of candidates and does not pay fees associated with unsolicited referrals or resumes. Unless a current, written, eSilicon-specific job order and search services agreement is signed by eSilicon and on file with eSilicon's human resources-talent acquisition organization, referrals and resumes from third parties are considered unsolicited.