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Senior Mask Layout Technician

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Exempt Salaried


El Segundo or Aliso Viejo, initially based in El Segundo





Job Description:

Designs, implements, and verifies mask layouts of Analog ICs and discrete power transistors in GaN process technologies, from concept to successful tape out.

Essential Functions:

  • Mask layout design at both individual die and reticle levels.
  • DRC, ERC, LVS, PEX, and debugging of layouts.
  • Translate schematics into physical layout, manually and with schematic driven layout (SDL) tools.
  • Proficient with analog layout techniques that include use of common-centroid and interleaving of devices for device matching.
  • In addition to new designs, will revise and debug existing layouts.
  • Understand, interpret, and accurately apply Design Rule and Electrical Rule Manuals.
  • Accurate, precise execution of layouts in new emerging technology, when EDA tools and methods are rapidly changing.
  • Detailed, accurate, and organized documentation of layouts in Microsoft Excel and/or Word, as needed.
  • Works under guidance of multiple circuit designer and device engineers on separate layout projects.
  • Self driven and motivated to achieve schedules and commitments.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participates in design reviews.
  • May write Mask Tooling/Order forms.
  • Scripting skills are a Plus, but not required.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient with one or more mainstream commercial EDA tools, such as Mentor Calibre, Cadence Virtuoso XL, and Assura.
  • Proficient working in both Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Detailed and precision oriented on tasks and projects.
  • Language and writing: Fluent in English.


  • 3+ years Analog IC layout and work flow.
  • Associate degree, Bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area.


Periodic car travel between El Segundo and Aliso Viejo (Orange County)

To Apply:

Send resume to [email protected]. Place the job opening number in the subject line of the email. Provide resume in PDF format and use full name in file name