Senior Layout Design Engineer

Si-Vision - Sheraton, Cairo

Applicants for
2 open positions
Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
2 open positions
About the Job
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with in the team.
  • Able to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Able to monitor Junior/Standard layout engineers in their daily task development
  • Communicate efficiently and closely with the customer.
  • Work in an agile-based environment and adapt to changes.
  • Accomplish tasks using innovative techniques.
  • Keep track on tasks’ timeline and report the progress effectively on a regular basis.
  • Document and Present thoughts and ideas in a clear and illustrative way.
  • Responsible for cell-level IC layout using Custom IC layout tools.
  • Extract and summarize vital and useful information from technical documents.
  • Work closely with the design team throughout the design cycle to gather all the design requirements and layout constraints.
  • Estimate (block-level/ Top-level) area and do efficient floor-plans while considering the appropriate layout effects.
  • Implement block-level routing with the full-awareness of interconnects parasitics, reliability, and manufacturability.
  • Perform physical verification (LVS/DRC/Antenna/EMIR/PERC/PEX) on the block-level.
  • Debug and analyze the parasitic extraction and post layout verification results.
  • Sign-off the final layout design (Block-level/Top level) while meeting all the requirements and quality metrics.
  • Develop scripts using programming languages such as Tcl, Perl, and shell is a plus.
  • Apply the layout process effectively to ensure applying of layout design best practice, and participate in the continual improvement of the team process
  • Aware of full chip level layout design and verification.
  • Mentoring other team members and reviewing their technical output.
Job Requirements
  • B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering
  • 3+ Years of Experience
  • Full awareness of IC layout design flows and its fabrication steps.
  • Aware of Analog circuit design basics.
  • Full awareness of Layout design methodologies such as device matching techniques, signal conditioning and protection techniques.
  • Full awareness of advanced Layout design topics such as ESD Protection circuits, Bonding and packaging layout-related techniques, and full awareness of the layout effects related to advanced technologies.


  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Microsoft office
  • Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Layout Design tools: Synopsys/Custom_Compiler, Cadence/Virtuoso.
  • Layout Verification tools: Synopsys/IC-Validator, Mentor/Calibre, Cadence/PVS.

Other Skills

  • Scripting Languages: Tcl, Perl, Shell.
  • Presentation skills is a plus.
  • Time management.


  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a key team player.
  • Being agile and adapting to changes.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within the team.
  • Multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment.
About this Company

Si-Vision has been in business since 2007, with more than 400 years of collective experience and serving Tier-1 customers all over the globe. The Silicon Vision team has broad experience in RF Circuits and Systems, Digital and Backend Designs.

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