Full-Time

Integrated Circuit

IC, CAD Engineer, Toronto

Posted on 5/20/2024

Lightmatter

Lightmatter

51-200 employees

Photonic AI computing platform development

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Expert

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
CAD
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of CAD engineering experience
  • Proficient in using industry-standard design software, including Cadence Virtuoso, Cadence/Calibre DRC, LVS tools
  • Proficiency with supporting DRC and/or LVS decks
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, SKILL, or Bash
  • Experience supporting design teams working with analog and digital design flows
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with remote teams
Responsibilities
  • Administer CAD EDA environment for analog, digital, photonics, and package design teams
  • Support design flows from EDA vendors like Cadence, Synopsys, Mentor, Keysight, Ansys, and others
  • Oversee physical verification tools and decks (DRC, LVS, Extraction, EM/IR, ESD, etc.), making custom modifications as needed
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure for custom PDK development (custom pcells, models, DRC, LVS, etc.)
  • Install and track foundry PDKs, including creating automated regression testing
  • Write scripts to support design teams and flows using languages like Skill, Python, TCL, C
  • Assist the infrastructure team in ensuring the availability and performance of computing resources

Lightmatter is a photonic AI computing platform that enables large neural networks while reducing environmental impact through a combination of electronics, photonics, and new algorithms. The company's products include Envise, a machine learning accelerator, Passage, a programmable photonic interconnect, and Idiom, providing standard deep learning frameworks and model exchange formats.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$422.2M

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

43%

2 year growth

75%
INACTIVE