Position available


CAD Layout Engineer


Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics)

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El Segundo







Virtual / Telecommute:

El Segundo Based & Hybrid

Job Description:

The R&D group at EPC comprises researchers, process developers, and designers working together and in collaboration with other teams to create new products and improve existing products in Gallium Nitride process technology. We are looking for a CAD Layout Engineer to help us design and improve mask layouts for the current and next generation of EPC eGaN® FETs and ICs.

Essential Functions:

  • Mask layout and design at both individual die and reticle levels
  • Perform physical verification (i.e., design rule check (DRC), electrical rule check (ERC), layout versus schematic (LVS), parasitic extraction (PEX)) and debug new designs
  • Optimize existing CAD designs to improve performance and execute layouts for next generation technologies
  • Understand, interpret and apply design rules
  • Work with the foundry, backend design team and vendors for design improvement and qualification

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop and design test structures to monitor process control at the foundry
  • Document or otherwise archive developed material for future use or re-use
  • Provide design drawings for device datasheet


  • Previous mask layout design experience
  • User level experience with Mentor Graphics / Cadence CAD tools
  • Good knowledge in Calibre DRC/LVS/ERC is preferred
  • Basic familiarity with Linux OS desired
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work with cross-functional teams
  • Language and writing: Fluent in verbal and written English


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area.

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

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.