Tesla

PCB Librarian, Electronic Systems

Tesla

March 26, 2021

Palo Alto, CA, US


The high speed digital design team is responsible for layout of the physical hardware that delivers the autonomous driving capability and infotainment experience to Tesla vehicles and their owners. The team designs the complex, high speed printed circuit boards that delivers on computation performance while meeting efficiency, cost, reliability and safety goals.
The end result is a world-changing product that delivers a superior user experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Hardware ownership: implement effective librarian practices to perform at an expert level; build schematic library logic symbols and PCB footprints to support complex high speed print circuit board; lead process automation in Cadence environment to optimize design-to-manufacturing process.
  • Communication: work effectively with cross functional teams to ensure design requirements are met. This includes, but is not limited to, electrical, mechanical, manufacturing and testing.
  • Effectiveness: optimize Cadence library to minimize DFM/DFT issues as indicated by vendors; customize and develop software to improve process.
  • Support: Programming background to support team activities.

REQUIREMENTS
  • At least 5 years of experience building schematic symbols and part footprints.
  • Knowledgeable about part building to IPC standards.
  • Experience with IPC standards and practice. CID an asset.
  • Experience with Cadence software installation, process and trouble-shooting with the Cadence EDM tools.
  • Good understanding of Cadence Skill utility, capability to create Skill script to improve and enhance design process.
  • Experience with Cadence Allegro 16.6 and 17.2, knowledge of Cadence Concept/DE-HDL design flow an asset.
  • Comprehensive understanding regarding the main issues of part specification.
  • Experience in PCB layout is a strong plus.
  • Experience in Java, C++ and Unix is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills with strong initiative and the ability to work in a highly collaborative, team environment.