Design Technology Co-Optimization (DTCO) Engineer

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As a Hardware Developer at IBM, you’ll get to work on the systems that are driving the quantum revolution and the AI era. Join an elite team of engineering professionals who enable IBM customers to make better decisions quicker on the most trusted hardware platform in today’s market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking an engineer to join the System & Design Technology CoOptimization (STCO & DTCO) team within the IBM Semiconductor Technology Research Organization in Albany, NY.

As a member of the DTCO Research team, you will be a contributor to stateof-theart logic technology development including process assumptions, technology definitions, and powerperformancearea (PPA) bench marking for the world’s most advanced semiconductor technologies. Close and frequent cooperation with development engineers will be required. Strong communication skills are necessary for this dynamic team environment.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Advanced CMOS device, logic std cell and SRAM architecture design – At least three (3+) years of experience
  • Familiar with semiconductor technology process, groundrule, lithography/patterning engineering and optical proximity correction – At least three (3+) years of experience
  • Understanding of technology PowerPerformanceArea (PPA) benchmarking – At least three (3+) years of experience
  • Knowledge in Process Design Kit (PDK), circuit design/simulation, layout, and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools – At least three (3+) years of experience
  • Ability to debug errors and solve problems
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills (English)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with CMOS gateallaround semiconductor technologies
  • Experience in defining semiconductor technology process assumptions
  • Logic circuit and block level PPA with industry EDA platform such as Cadence or Synopsys
  • Experience in lower power & highperformance circuit designs5.Experience in SRAM & SRAM periphery device
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics, Materials Science, or related areas

About Business Unit

With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world’s most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:

– Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
– Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
– Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
– Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
– Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences

The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Key Job Details

    • Country/Region:US
    • State:NEW YORK
    • City:Albany
    • Category:Hardware Development & Support
    • Required Education:Master's Degree
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
    • Req ID:601401BR
    • Travel Required:Some travel may be required based on business demand
    • Projected Minimum Salary:$102,000 per year
    • Projected Maximum Salary:$102,000-$227,000/year per year