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GlobalFoundries Test Chip Design Automation - Summer 2021 Intern in Malta, New York


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry
providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication
services to some of the world's most inspired technology companies. With
a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents,
GLOBALFOUNDRIES makes possible the technologies and systems that
transform industries and give customers the power to shape their
markets. GLOBALFOUNDRIES is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For
more information, visit

**Summary of Role:**

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is seeking a testchip design automation intern to join a
dynamic team of design and layout engineers. The team's mission is to
provide state-of-the-art test structures for microelectronic development
in advanced nodes (45RF, 28nm, 22nm, 14 nm).

**Essential Responsibilities** :

- The candidate must be proficient in programming or scripting,
preferably be able to write efficient code in Cadence SKILL language
to develop Parameterized Cell (PCell) and place & route script to
generate layout. They must have a good understanding of physical
layout, technology ground rules, and semiconductor processes.
- The candidate must also possess excellent communication skills and
the ability to work flexibly in a team environment. Using these
skills to deliver projects on time and facilitate rapid progress
across a diverse engineering team, including design, process,
integration, characterization, and software tool engineers.
- Design macros often consist of integrating discrete device macros
into large padcages, custom functional designs, and running design
rule checks (DRC) and other checking algorithms. This position
heavily relies on the candidate's ability to automate macro design,
and to respond rapidly in a dynamic environment.
- The candidate should also have skills in the following areas (or a
subset of): semiconductor device layout, Cadence Virtuoso, knowledge
of Linux/UNIX, SKILL programming, Perl, Python, TCL, shell
scripting, Cadence, Calibre, and SVRF.
- The ideal candidate would also possess self-motivation and proactive
mentality to debug errors and solve problems with invention and
- Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support
all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and



**Required Qualifications:**

- Education - Senior or Junior in Electrical Engineering or Physics
degree program or other related disciplines
- Experience - 1 years of any work experience
- Travel - 0% of travel required
- Language Fluency - English
- Physical Capacity Demands - be able to successfully operate a
computer in an office setting.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment
process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your
request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be
considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries
concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to
from this email address.

An offer of employment with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the
successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as
applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace
and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its
business potential. GLOBALFOUNDRIES goal of excellence in business
necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people.
Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective
and may be illegally discriminatory.

All policies and processes which pertain to employees including
recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, compensation,
benefits, extracurricular programs, and termination are created and
implemented without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, color, marital
status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national
origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or
any other characteristic or category specified by local, state or
federal law.