GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF), the world’s leading specialty foundry, announced today that it has acquired the PDK (Process Design Kit) engineering team from Smartcom Bulgaria AD in Sofia, Bulgaria. The newly acquired team will enhance GF’s scale and capabilities, while strengthening competitiveness of its specialized application solutions to further position the company for growth and value creation.
Process Design Kits are the critical interface between a company’s integrated circuit (IC) design and the fabs, which manufacture the clients chip products. Since 2015, Smartcom has supported GF’s PDK development and quality assurance for platform technologies spanning from 350nm to 12nm. Under the terms of the acquisition, GF will acquire Smartcom’s PDK development team of more than 125 employees. With this acquisition, GF is expanding its worldwide design enablement capabilities and strengthening its European footprint. The Sofia operations build on GF’s long established Fab 1 operations in Dresden, Germany, the company’s Bump Test Facility (BTF) and the AMTC mask house, a joint venture with Toppan.
In addition to the current excellent Team, we are looking to hire a significant number of additional talent for the Bulgaria Team in Sofia immediately. We are looking for ….
Process Design Kit Project Manager (m/f/d)
Summary of Role:
The Design Enablement team is seeking candidates for a position in the following role:
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is looking for a strong technical leader to join our world-class Design Enablement team in the role of Process Design Kit (PDK) project manager (PM). This project management position supports the planning, development and release of GLOBALFOUNDRIES PDKs. The PDK operations PM is responsible for working with business teams who provide marketing and customer guidance, process integration teams (from GLOBALFOUNDRIES fabs in Singapore, Germany and USA) who provide technology feature content and process-specific information and the PDK development teams (in Burlington, Santa Clara, Dresden, Sofia and Singapore), who code, test and release the kits. The PDK operations PM is responsible for standardizing and coordinating project sizing, tracking resources, Supporting regular operational activities and meetings for the entire PDK team. He/she is also responsible for providing regular status to upper management, business line managers. Project management certification is not required but the candidate should have previous project management experience, be detail-oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Previous experience in the software development, electronics or semiconductor industries.
Ability to work across organizations to enable improved processes and team work including Process Integration and Technology Development, Business Line, and customers.
At least 1 year of experience in project management
- Education – minimum Engineering Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience – previous experience in the software development, electronics or semiconductor industries
- Experience – Data base skill set, Spread sheets, Microsoft project management
- Experience – Resource management and allocation; Program sizing and tracking
- Travel – (% of travel required) less than 20%
- Language Fluency – Fluent in English language – written & verbal
- Physical Capacity Demands – N/A
- Experience in technical project management within the semiconductor industry is a plus.
- PMP preferred
- Specialized training
- Working in a highly qualified team of professionals
- Attractive remuneration package
- Excellent working conditions
- Dynamic job in a friendly team environment
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