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Silicon DFT Engineer

Ontario - Ottawa Job No. r00225188 Full-time

Job Description

We Are:

The Silicon Design group is a diverse team of world class silicon design, verification and validation experts . 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 consultants 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 DFT Consultant


The Work:

  • Work with the Silicon teams to document the DFT specifications and define the requirements
  • Develop and implement DFT architecture and infrastructure
  • Develop and drive execution of enhanced DFX (DFT/Design-For-Debug) methodologies, with increased focus on debug support
  • Work with the DV team to verify DFT implementations
  • Generate structural test vectors, analyze and improve coverage/test time/test cost
  • Work with designers on STA, physical, power and logical issues impacting DFT
  • Work with Product Engineering to bring up test vectors on silicon
  • Work with Product Engineering bring-up teams to bring up test vectors in the lab environment
  • Manage schedules and support internal and external cross-functional/cross-organizational engineering efforts


Here’s what you need:

  • A minimum of three years of experience with Hardware Design-For-Test (DFT) engineering including
  • A minimum of three years of experience in uP and/or GPU and/or Video Processing
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate’s Degree with 6 years of work experience)
  • English is required for this position as this role will regularly interact with English-speaking stakeholders across Canada. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking stakeholders, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's activities to avoid this requirement. 


Bonus points if:

  • Developing DFT specifications
  • Industry standard DFT and design tools
  • Debugging ATPG/MBIST patterns
  • STA constraints and their interaction with DFT
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis
  • IP / Top Scan insertion (all EDA solutions)
  • IP / Top Mbist insertion (all EDA solutions)
  • Scripting languages TCL/Perl/Python
  • Experience with Synopsys DFT tools (Tetramax, DFT compiler, BSD compiler)

What´s in it for you:

  • 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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