Staff Physical Design Engineer--Timing - 2101239
Morrisville, NC  / Marlborough, MA 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
About Marvell

At Marvell, we believe that infrastructure powers progress. That execution is as essential as innovation. That better collaboration builds better technology. Trusted by the world's leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world's data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers' current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we're ultimately changing the way tomorrow's enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform-for the better.

The data infrastructure that our customers build has never been more critical to our global economy. It's what's keeping the world connected, businesses running, and information flowing. If you're ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy your work, apply now for the position detailed below.

The Opportunity

Global Timing Group in IPBU

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing, enhancing, and supporting Marvell processor business unit's global timing and noise sign-off flow, incorporating industry standard EDA tools

  • Ownership of timing closure for a portion of a chip or for the full chip

  • Development and implementation of timing and logic ECO's using automated and manual approaches

  • Interacting with the RTL design team to understand timing requirements and to drive design modifications to resolve congestion and timing issues

  • Interacting with the global timing team and the PnR/integration teams in debugging/resolving any block level timing issues seen at full chip

  • Testing and maintaining chip end-to-end flows, with specific focus on noise, timing and power.

  • Interfacing with tool vendors to drive tool fixes and improvements in support of on-going and planned CAD activities. Performing tool evaluations of new vendor tools and functions.




    • Knowledge of, or basic experience with, Static Timing Analysis (STA) concepts

    • Understanding of Synopsys PrimeTime or equivalent STA reports and ability to identify issues shown in the results

    • Knowledge of logic design, circuit design and/or solid state physics concepts

    • Understanding of crosstalk/noise issues and methods to address these is preferred

    • Basic knowledge of RTL to GDSII flow and issues which can impact timing is highly desired

    • Solid knowledge of scripting (PERL, TCL, PYTHON, UNIX shell etc.) or object oriented programming

    • Ability to work independently and exercise discretion to solve complex problems.


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 1-3 years of related professional experience.

    • Master's degree and/or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields

    The Perks

    With competitive compensation and great benefits, you will enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We'll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us. For additional information on what it's like to work at Marvell, visit our page.

    Your Future

    Marvell provides a work environment that promotes employee growth and development. We are searching for an individual who wants to grow with the company and will strive to improve performance. If you are driven, personable, and energetic, there will be additional opportunities for you here at Marvell.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at or 408-222-3604.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    1 to 3 years
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