Your browser cookies must be enabled in order to apply for this job. Please contact if you need further instruction on how to do that.

R&D Engineer 881870

Electrical Engineer | Santa Rosa, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

R&D Engineer 881870 

In this role, you will design a DDR PHY system (preferably DDR5 interface). You will use CAD tools (preferably Mentor Expedition) to design the SI/PI sensitive parts of the PCB. Then you will validate your design using PI/SI EDA tools (EM and Channel Simulation) for both pre-layout and post-layout simulation. You will also need to design, simulate and optimize the PDN including power budget calculation.

You will work very closely with our EDA design team to provide critical usability and functionality feedback to improve our in-house EDA tools. You will also work with our marketing team to publish your results as an application note.


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering
  • 4+ yrs of hand on experience in SI/PI design for high speed memory interfaces, PCB, and package.
  • 4+ yrs of hand on experience in using SI/PI EDA tools such as Hyperlynx, SIWave, SystemSI, QSI
  • Experience in correlating simulation results with lab measurements using scope, TDRs, VNAs etc
  • Solid background in understanding EM and transmission line theory, PCB layout and package design techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of DDR operation (preferably DDR5)
  • Excellent knowledge of equalization techniques such FIR/DFE/CTLE

$80 per hour                            Santa Rosa, CA 95403                            3 Month Assignment