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Digital Design Engineer
Ref No.: 18-15924
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Job Description:
Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on worker performance, worker attendance and dependability and client business needs

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.

Our 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:
Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen
Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on worker performance, worker attendance and dependability and client business needs