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PD Manager

PD Manager


  • Manage the SoC physical design team, working with the individuals on their
  • development and learning, and managing assignments to specific projects and
  • subsystems
  • Support senior management with resource allocation and scheduling
  • Help drive methodologies and best practices across all SoC physical design, including subsystem and fullchip floorplanning, synthesis, P&R, physical verification, reliability verification, etc.
  • Drive fullchip level physical design
  • Own QA for physical design of all subsystems and fullchip
  • Post-Si debug support
  • Provide technical leadership to and mentor engineers to create a high performing team
  • Participate in meetings with global teams spanning Systems, Software and
  • Product Engineering



  • Expertise in leading physical design of multiple complex designs like PCIe, GDDR6, chip-level busses, etc., for high-performance chips in FPGA/ML/AI domain
  • Strong synthesis and P&R knowledge
  • Experience in managing a large team, skill development, as well resource allocation and project planning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intrinsically driven, and always raising the bar
  • Ability to take high-level complex and/or long-term goals, break them down to smaller goals and tasks, and plan them out. Must be able to see the big picture
  • Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, with a proactive mindset
  • Works well with other teams and has a collaborative approach
  • Experience in handling 350+mm2 chip designs is a big plus
  • Automation and scripting experience, especially in Python and/or Perl is a big plus
  • Experience with post-Si bring-up and debug
  • BTech or MTech and 12+ years of experience
  • At least six years of experience in managing physical design teams and executing complex projects
  • Previous experience in at least five product developments in technical management and hands-on implementation roles

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