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EDA Tool Developer

Category: Product ID: 1266


About the job



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 part of Einstimer (industry leading static timing analysis tool) Development team, part of EDA organization under Systems and Technology Group.

As an EDA Tool Developer, you are responsible for timing analysis of high-performance hardware design for IBM’s next generation microprocessor for the IBM P and Z Systems which is used in Cognitive, ML, DL, and data centre applications.

You will come with a BS, or MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering/ECE, ready to handle the challenging problems in future technologies and designs.


You will come with Machine Learning/AI and/or Data Science background to lead our leading-edge algorithms and AI technology within our EDA solutions to increase our design team’s productivity and chip quality and performance.

As a key developer of Analysis team, you will contribute in co-developing or improving existing algorithms in Static timing analysis, Noise Impact of Timing and Function to improve overall turnaround time and accuracy of Timing/Noise analysis for Macro/Unit/Chip design.

Our dynamic global team is looking to enlist enthusiastic professionals to join world-class hardware design teams responsible for developing the most challenging and complex systems in the world. We are seeking energetic, highly motivated individuals willing to go the extra mile with the aim of helping the overall IBM development team

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 6 to 10 years of experience in IT Industry
  • Proficient in c/c++ programming skills 
  • Expertise in Static timing analysis
  • Working knowledge of VLSI
  • Proven problem solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills are needed to coordinate deliverables and requirements from several areas within and outside of the organization.

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • C++, Python, Cadence, 
  • VLSI knowledge, 
  • VHDL/Verilog, 
  • computer architecture, 
  • EDA tool development experience.

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

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

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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.