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EDA CAD Engineer

Ontario - Ottawa Job No. 12142543 Full-time - On-Site

Job Description

We Are:

The Silicon Design group is a diverse team of world class silicon engineers. We have 100+ years of cumulative hands-on experience in architecture, logic design, verification, physical design, emulation and firmware. We use the latest silicon technologies and processes to help our clients create well-designed solutions to highly complex challenges. We are designing and developing next-generation, high performance SoCs, supporting our clients in their drive to deliver their product vision to their users. We are involved in all aspects of chip design from definition and architecture through to verification and signoff. Accenture engineers are true “Silicon to SW” Partners, allowing a new breed of companies in the semiconductor ecosystem to innovate in an unparalleled time to market.

You Are:

An experienced CAD/Automation Engineer with experience in digital ASIC design and verification and will develop IP packaging and qualification flow for internal use and external delivery.  

The Work:

  • Scripting and automation of design database qualification and packaging – languages C-Shell , Perl, Python.
  • Integration of foundry libraries, including 5nm/7nm, for IP verification & packaging
  • Familiarity with the EDA design flow and tools – Synopsys/ Cadence / Synthesis / Place and Route tools – Design/ FusionCompiler, PrimeTime tool etc.
  • Propagation of packaging flow requirements with internal IP teams
  • Support and maintenance of qualification tools and scripts (lint, CDC, sim)
  • Running of stand-alone IP testbench for qualification
  • Initial debug of failures and issues and work w/ IP teams for resolution
  • Maintaining package and release timelines for various projects
  • Working with cross functional teams (DV/Arch/Design/FW) to ensure quality and completeness of release collaterals


Here’s what you need:

  • A minimum of five years of experience with ASIC Design (RTL2GDS), CAD Automation and familiarity to RTL Design Verification.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (6 years) work experience (If an, Associate’s Degree with 4 years of work experience)
  • Familiarity with the EDA design flow and tools

Bonus points if:

  • Experience with development of fully automated flows
  • Familiarity with creation of packaging flow of design and verification components
  • Familiarity with checks and validation of package consistency
  • Strong Python scripting skillsStrong Unix, Shell, Makefile skills
  • Knowledge of ASIC design flow & automation, testbench integration
  • Knowledge of low level HW/SW interaction and debug
  • Experience with RTL & Gate Level Simulations
  • Experience with power analysis methodology


  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across industries with local and global clients.
  • Performance achievement and career mentorship: our performance management process focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to charity work.


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