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Full-Time | South Korea | Engineering

Job Purpose

As a CE engineer, you are responsible for engineering management of COT (Customer Owned Tooling) project or ASIC project, which covers process technology selection, PDK & DK & IP delivery, P&R project management, GDS tapeout control, and fab progress monitoring

Principal Accountabilities

  • Role a main technical contact for COT (Customer Owned Tooling) project or ASIC project to communicate with the customer, the foundry, and SEMIFIVE sales & engineering teams
  • Provide process technology information to the customer and define a proper process technology to meet the customer’s requirement
  • Select and deliver PDK (Process Design Kit), DK (Design Kit), and IPs to the customer
  • Manage P&R work (done by SEMIFIVE engineering team) as a part of ASIC project
  • Control GDS tapeout process and review & waive GDS PV (Physical Verification) results
  • Monitor fab progress status
  • Collect the customer’s voice/feedback and provide a solution by collaboration with the foundry, SEMIFIVE sales team, and SEMIFIVE engineering teams

Key Performance Measures

  • The project to be executed as planned to meet customer’s requirement and project schedule
  • Issues and risks to be brought up earlier and to be fixed with reasonable efforts
  • The customer to be satisfied with good communication and information sharing


  • Experience and knowledge on SoC/LSI development and/or Analog IC development
  • Knowledge and understanding on PDK and/or DK or semiconductor device & its manufacturing
  • Experience to do engineering on semiconductor process development or PDK/DK development (plus factor)
  • Experience to role a technical contact for COT project and/or ASIC project (plus factor)
  • Minimum of 5-year’s experience in related field (more than 10-year’s experience is plus factor)


Founded in Seoul in 2018, SEMIFIVE is basing its foundation on Korea’s semiconductor design competency that was amassed for more than 20 years. With expertise in front-end to back-end design, SEMIFIVE has become the fastest-growing silicon design company that offers the most comprehensive design solutions. SEMIFIVE’s core business is its innovative Platform SoC that enables low-cost & high-efficiency SoC design, and also provides various design solutions for global customers through its diverse network. As the cost of developing an SoC and the demand for customized silicon continue to grow rapidly, SEMIFIVE’s Platform SoC will play a key role in turning innovative ideas into silicon.

SEMIFIVE, hand in hand with global innovation leaders, is growing as a leading partner for future SoC designs, and thereby becoming: The New Global Hub of Custom Silicon.

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