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Nu Advisory Partners

Advanced CPU Methodology and CAD Engineer, CPU



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in developing design methodology or CAD flows in synthesis, PNR, or sign-off areas.
  • Experience in writing production scripts for implementation and sign-off tools.

Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience in evaluating multiple vendor solutions and driving tool decisions.
    • Knowledge of high-performance, low-power physical design and implementation techniques with industry standard synthesis, PnR or Sign-off tools.
    • Knowledge of computer architecture and exposure to cutting edge technology nodes across foundries.
    • Proven track record of delivering metric driven PPA flow development and support.

    About the job

    Our computational challenges are so big, complex and unique we can't just purchase off-the-shelf hardware, we've got to make it ourselves. Your team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google's services. As a Hardware Engineer, you design and build the systems that are the heart of the world's largest and most powerful computing infrastructure. You develop from the lowest levels of circuit design to large system design and see those systems all the way through to high volume manufacturing. Your work has the potential to shape the machinery that goes into our cutting-edge data centers affecting millions of Google users.

    With your technical expertise, you lead projects in multiple areas of expertise (i.e., engineering domains or systems) within a data center facility, including construction and equipment installation/troubleshooting/debugging with vendors.

    In this role, you will be responsible for developing design methodology and CAD flows for the next generation CPU. You will contribute to the implementation flows leveraging industry tools. You will collaborate with infrastructure, Physical Design, Technology and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) partners closely to implement the next generation processor flows to achieve Product Privacy Assessment (PPA) metrics.

    Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. We aim to make people's lives better through technology.

    The US base salary range for this full-time position is $124,000-$182,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
    Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


    • Develop industry leading high performance and low power complex design flows for advanced CPUs.
    • Collaborate with the cross-functional teams to develop efficient flows, tools and features.
    • Perform technical evaluations of vendors, process nodes and IP, and provide recommendations.
    • Create flow specification and documentation. Support and train execution teams based on developed tools and flows.

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