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Digital Design Engineer
Ref No.: 18-12267
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Job Description:
  • Client is seeking an individual with specialized skills in digital design tools with a firm background in computer operating systems and processes necessary to develop Client and unique digital circuit blocks and apply advanced algorithms in next generation silicon processes.
  • Primary job functions will include system administration, installation, and maintenance of an advanced circuit design environment consisting of commercial- and government- developed electronic design software.
  • Other duties may include supporting analog and RF design, developing standard cell libraries, and testing fabricated chipsets.
  • The selected candidate will represent our Client and DoD customers in outside discussions and technical forums.
  • This position will require some travel and require a security clearance.

Required Skills & Experience
  • A BS Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science with five (5) years of experience is required.
  • The applicant must be familiar with the Red Hat enterprise operating system or comparable Linux distributions, installation, maintenance, port security, backup, and shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with installation and maintenance of the advanced Cadence Design Systems IC design flow, Synopsys, and Mentor Graphics tools is required.
  • The applicant must be capable of debugging and troubleshooting electronic design tool installation/maintenance and interaction with 3rd party tools and process design kits.
  • Experience in deriving verification test benches from detailed specifications is required.
  • Familiarity with at least one (1) commercial scripting programming language such as
  • PERL or Python is required.

Desired Skills and Experience
Additional experience in digital circuit design is desired, including: Verilog/VHDL behavioral modeling, Digital IC design for manufacturing (JTAG insertion, test vector generation, Built-In Self-Test), an understanding of physical design issues including layout, familiarity with memory compilers, Cadence Skill code development, and fundamentals of Process Design Kits (PDKs).

Special Requirements/ Certifications:
Must be US citizen and eligible for security clearance. The National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) is a background investigation primarily for federal employees who will not have access to classified information. DoD clearance is not required.
Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on worker performance, worker attendance and dependability and client business needs