Staff Physical Design Flow Development Engineer - 2100220
Marlborough, MA  / Morrisville, NC 
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Job Description
About Marvell

At Marvell, we believe that infrastructure powers progress. That execution is as essential as innovation. That better collaboration builds better technology. Trusted by the world's leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world's data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers' current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we're ultimately changing the way tomorrow's enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform-for the better.

The data infrastructure that our customers build has never been more critical to our global economy. It's what's keeping the world connected, businesses running, and information flowing. If you're ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy your work, apply now for the position detailed below.

The Opportunity

As a flow developer in Marvell's Infrastructure Processor Team, you will play a leading role in developing next-generation automated design flows and add-on tools.


  • Develop and maintain leading-edge hierarchical P&R and/or chip integration flows for Marvell's ARM-based multi-core processor designs
  • Deploy and provide on-going support for these flows
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure optimal integration inside the overall CAD platform
  • Create innovative solutions to ever-increasing design challenges
  • Perform tool evaluations and interface with EDA vendors to drive tool issues to resolution
  • Take designs through the flow that has been developed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience creating and supporting EDA/CAD automation
  • Experience with Cadence Innovus (preferred) or other industry tools
  • Proven experience with taping out at advanced process nodes, 7nm or below. Familiarly with Finfet, Dual Patterning and ULV challenges.
  • Experience with most of the following:
    • Timing analysis and closure methods
    • Tops-down hierarchical floorplanning
    • Route planning and routability issue resolution
    • Power grid design and validation
    • Various clock synthesis schemes
    • SI, EM/IR, complex DRC rules
    • Power intent and implementation of multiple power domains
    • High speed and low power implementation techniques/trade-offs
  • Strong proficiency in Tcl, Perl and/or Python with expertise in at least one of these in the context of flow development.
  • Proficiency with programming principles such as object-oriented programming, multi-threading and data structures.
  • Good analysis and problem-solving skills. Out-of-the-box thinking
  • Team player with good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with:
    • Gate-to-gate equivalence checking
    • Parasitic extraction
    • STA
    • Physical verification (at least DRC)
    • Early rail analysis
  • Experience with implementation exploration methods
  • Experience with EDA tool benchmarks
  • Experience with event-driven flow control is a plus


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields and 5-10 years of related professional experience.
  • Master's degree and/or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields with 3-5 years of experience.


The Perks

With competitive compensation and great benefits, you will enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We'll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us. For additional information on what it's like to work at Marvell, visit our page.

Your Future

Marvell provides a work environment that promotes employee growth and development. We are searching for an individual who wants to grow with the company and will strive to improve performance. If you are driven, personable, and energetic, there will be additional opportunities for you here at Marvell.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at or 408-222-3604.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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