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Staff Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas
Job Category: Engineering - Hardware

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                                       Staff Engineer


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The Advanced Logic Lab (ALL), located in Austin, TX, is a research lab of Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), responsible for roadmapping and application space for more Moore and Beyond Moore technologies. Areas of research include fundamental physics of devices and interconnects, new materials, integration, DTCO, and technology/system interaction. ALL has close collaboration with worldwide internal (corporate) and external organizations.

The successful candidate will make strong contributions to evaluate new technology enablers (devices/interconnects/circuit innovations) and influence the DTCO roadmap.



Create standard cell layouts with novel devices and scaled interconnects.

Compare PPA benefit of multiple standard cell architecture choices.

Propose novel constructs to improve standard cell PPA.

Patent/IP generation.



3+  years of experience creating Standard Cell Layouts including simple combinatorial, complex combinatorial as well as sequential cells e.g.: latches using custom layout tools e.g.: Virtuoso



1. Excellent personality to interact with groups worldwide.

2. Ability to characterize standard cells to generate timing and abstract views

3. Interaction with foundries for DTCO/pathfinding

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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