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Digital Prospectors Senior Physical Design/Layout Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Physical Design/Layout Engineer

Cambridge, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Denise Reha (

Phone: 6173374251

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Job Title: Sr. Physical Design/Layout Engineer

Location : Cambridge, MA

Duration: 8 Months and 40 hours per week

* Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.

This position requires that applicants be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Our client is seeking an experienced and versatile IC layout specialist to join our team of analog and mixed-signal designers. This role will contribute at every level of layout, from the transistor level to full chip floor planning, top-level interconnects, and work alongside teams developing SoC. We design low-noise sensor front-ends, ADCs, DACs, power conditioning, and more for challenging environments - from outer space to inside the human body. Technology nodes span from 180nm to 22nm and below. This position does have the ability to be remote.


Required Qualifications:

BS with 6+ years of experience in CMOS and/or BiCMOS layout

MS with 4+ years of experience in CMOS and/or BiCMOS layout

Excellent understanding of device matching and parasitics

Full chip DRC and LVS

Mastery of Cadence Virtuoso Layout XL

This position does have the ability remote.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with GXL and EXL features

Scripting and automation to increase productivity

Place and Route of small to medium digital blocks

Experience with CMOS nodes at 22nm and below

Experience with SAR and pipeline ADCs

Experience with RF or high speed digital/broadband

Security Requirement:

Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700