Talent 101 Circuit

IC Layout Designer

Posted on July 15, 2020 by Nick Trompert

Javier – IC Layout Designer

  • Principal level RF/Analog/Mixed-Signal IC Layout Designer  with extensive experience in layout floor planning, standard cell planning, hierarchical layout assembly, device matching, place-and-route (P&R) of large digital and analog blocks, shielding and guard ringing, DFM, tape out GDSII format and E-beam mask generation
  • Broad and deep knowledge in multiple complex designs for PMIC, analog, digital, mixed-signal, high speed GHz RF, Datapath and standard cells
  • Enjoy being a leader of new companies or capable of doing stand-alone work or leading a back-end team
    • Comfortable being a contractor or direct hire
  • Managed/supervised up to twenty-five (25) designers and six (6) projects concurrently
  • Able to work from home, WFH, remotely or onsite to design layouts for entire integrated circuit, construct layout plans, create, debug and document new design flows
    • Deliveries made on-time with minimal area
  • Passionate about doing the business development necessary to create companies to innovate and design solutions for complex problems for new markets
  • Experienced in layout design of specific components and cells like low noise/low power RF components, ESD structures, large digital and various analog blocks
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to create or debug custom physical design kits and flows
  • Technical Skills & Tools:
    • Platforms: Unix/Linux Redhat, Netlists, Microsoft Office.
    • Spectrum Internet: Typical download speeds 200 Mbps. Available 1 Gbps
    • Tools: Cadence 6.1/12.0 Virtuoso VXL, First Encounter, Assura, PVS, Mentor Calibre, Synopsys LVS, Windows Office
    • Technologies: IBM 6-7 nm, Samsung 10-14 nm Finfet, TSMC 65-20 nm Finfet, TSMC/Global Foundries 40-130 nm
    • Hardware and environment: 27-inch HP monitor, HP Spectre X360 15X laptop, private office

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Nick Trompert

Nick Trompert is Talent 101’s Marketing Manager. He is responsible for connecting with the best engineering and information technology talent and resources in the world. He is one of the founders of Talent 101 and joined full time after college. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Tabor College.