Physical Design Engineer

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Spark your imagination through the power of technology

At Sony Semiconductor IL (formerly known as Altair Semiconductor), we believe in pioneering the future through the power of creativity.  We strive to bring innovation to the cellular 5G IoT technology that drives our vision of the Internet of Things (5G IoT), as well as to Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques that help people around the world unleash their imagination and creativity.

In 2016, Altair became an integral part of SONY Corporation, creating a company culture that combines the Sony legacy, values, and technology with our own vision and market leadership in the field of cellular 5G IoT and AI.

Believe that anything you can imagine, you can make real. Your journey starts with us.

Physical Design Engineer

Primary responsibilities

  • Be a significant part of the physical design team, developing designs for Sony’s next-generation, state-of-the-art chips
  • Investigate, develop, innovate, and improve challenging physical design flows
  • Participate in various, multi-disciplinary steps in the physical design flow, from RTL to GDS
  • Support other teams’ physical-design-oriented activities


  • BSc in electrical/computer engineering
  • 3+ years of experience as a physical design engineer
  • Experience in synthesis and implementation.
  • Knowledge in DFT, DRC, LVS, LEC, or power – an advantage
  • Cadence tools experience – an advantage
  • Creative thinker, team player, and highly motivated