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ECAD Designer

Cisco Systems Inc.
Austin, TX 78701

This position is responsible for complete, quality design of complex, dense, high-speed, high volume, double sided surface mount printed circuit boards using Cadence Allegro routing tools and DFM (Adiva or Valor) verification tools. You will work closely with hardware engineers to implement design requirements of highly complex board layouts. You will also work closely with compliance, thermal, mechanical, safety, ICT and manufacturing engineers to ensure that Cisco standards for quality, DFM / DFA / DFT, safety and compliance are met. You will provide the project team with design schedules and status updates.



Skills Required

  • BSEE with 5+ years, or MSEE with 3+ years, of experience working with Cadence Allegro tools
  • Extensive experience in PCB design including placement, routing and fab/assembly/post process documentation.
  • Knowledge of PCB construction and experience in PCB design utilizing surface mount, high-density double-sided technologies and the latest fabrication technologies such as HDI, micro-via and alternative board materials.
  • Familiar with EMI compliance considerations, high-speed signal integrity challenges, critical net routing, thermal and mechanical issues as well as design for high volume manufacturability and test.
  • Extensive expertise with either Cadence or Mentor design tools, including either Specctra or Expedition autorouters is required. 
  • Rich independent working experience of high speed signal routing and integrity challenges, general EMC and high volume FAB design is required. The strong knowledge of HDI design, PCB fab and assembly processes and advanced technologies is also requested.
  • Fluent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Experience with Valor and/or Adiva DFM/DFA tools is preferred.  Experience with micro (0.8mm) BGA and micro-via/HDI technology is a plus.


Posted: 2020-10-09 Expires: 2020-11-08

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