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Engineer II-Physical Design



Chandler, AZ, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be a part of something great? Want to join a 20,000-member team that works on the technology that powers the world around us? Looking for an atmosphere of trust, empowerment, respect, diversity, and communication? How about an opportunity to own a piece of a multi-billion dollar (with a B!) global organization? We offer all that and more at Microchip Technology, Inc.

People come to work at Microchip because we help design the technology that runs the world. They stay because our culture supports their growth and stability. They are challenged and driven by an incredible array of products and solutions with unlimited career potential. Microchip’s nationally-recognized Leadership Passage Programs support career growth where we proudly enroll over a thousand people annually. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, values-based decision making, and strong sense of community, driven by our Vision, Mission, and 11 Guiding Values; we affectionately refer to it as the Aggregate System and it’s won us countless awards for diversity and workplace excellence.

Our company is built by dedicated team players who love to challenge the status quo; we did not achieve record revenue and over 30 years of quarterly profitability without a great team dedicated to empowering innovation. People like you.

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Job Description:

This role will support Physical Design project activities multiple business units and product families. The product's focus is on 32-bit microprocessors, microcontrollers, and wireless design and implementation.

Job activities include:

  • Implement all aspects of physical design using place and route flows from netlist to GDSII using industry leading tools
  • Performing physical design verification steps, including DRC, LVS, and more
  • Collaboration with multiple teams across a geographically diverse company to achieve desired design goals


The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering and a strong engineering background.

Preferred skills:

  • Understand logic STA timing requirement (setup/hold/uncertainties)
  • Scripting skills in any programming language (preferably Perl, TCL, Python, and Shell) is a plus.
  • Basic design knowledge of RTL (VHDL/VERILOG) coding
  • Knowledge of logic synthesis concepts
  • Able to work independently under local project lead/supervisor mentorship
  • Excellent debugging and analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

Travel Time:

No Travel

Physical Attributes:

Hearing, Seeing, Talking, Works Alone, Works Around Others

Physical Requirements:

80% sitting, 10% standing, 10% walking

Microchip Technology Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.