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PDK Engineer

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Atomic Semi

Atomic Semi

11-50 employees

Develops high-speed semiconductor fabrication facilities

Hardware
Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Overview

$140k - $180kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Category
Hardware Engineering
Electronic Hardware Engineering
Required Skills
Python
Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in PDK development or circuit design
  • Proven track record of successfully leading test tape-out chips and analog circuit design
  • Hands-on experience with device measurement, characterization, and modeling
  • Proficiency with new or industry-standard EDA tools (e.g., OpenLane, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys)
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Tcl) for automation and tool integration
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and validation of PDKs for new semiconductor process technologies
  • Collaborate with process and engineering teams to define PDK requirements
  • Develop and optimize process-specific design rules, device models, and parasitic extraction files
  • Design test chips and experiments to drive modeling
  • Create and maintain PDK documentation, including design manuals, application notes, and training materials

Atomic Semi is developing a small, high-speed semiconductor fabrication facility, focusing on in-house tool creation and rapid advancement to more advanced geometries. The company is utilizing cutting-edge technologies for semiconductor fabrication, including advanced tool creation and a skilled team of engineers to drive semiconductor innovation.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$15M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2023

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

25%

1 year growth

81%

2 year growth

900%