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Senior DFT Engineer

Senior DFT Engineer
by Admin on 04-20-2022 at 1:59 pm


What you will be doing

  • You will be involved in selecting CAD tools and the deployment thereof to execute the insertion and verification of scan, memory and AMS BIST, memory repair, boundary scan
  • Evaluating issues and defining solutions as part of a team or taking the lead in solving the issue
  • Proposing and supervising internship subjects and flow improvement
  • Working with both junior and senior engineers to provide them with the direction to achieve the agreed test targets
  • RTL design, qualification and verification of DFT controllers and associated logic
  • Communicating with the customer to generate an agreed suite of ATE test vectors to take the SoC to production as quickly as possible and be responsible for ATE bring-up
  • Contributing to specialised projects with some guidance and have some ability to work independently
  • Solving problems of moderate complexity and maintaining a high quality in your work
  • Interacting and collaborating with the more experienced team members to resolve problems
  • Contributing to technical white papers
  • You may contribute to sales support as part of a team

What you will bring


  • Engineering degree, Master or PhD
  • 2+ years’ experience in Microelectronics industry
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Familiarity with DFT tools from Mentor, Synopsys or Cadence:
  • IJTAG/Scan/MBIST/LBIST/Boundary Scan insertion using different tools
  • ATPG/TC improvements using different tools
  • Patterns Simulation Zdel/SDF using different tools
  • Diagnosis the ATE failures and Silicon bring-up experience
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments and associated shell scripting


  • A knowledge of destruction testing learnt as a child except now you know how to put things back together so that they work even better.
  • Revision control (CVS, GIT, Perforce etc.)
  • Tcl, Perl and or Python
  • Good knowledge of design considerations (clock trees, reset networks, timing analysis, constraints generation, synthesis)
  • Functional simulation using IUS or VCS.
  • Formal Equivalence tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of a single sub-function OR thorough knowledge of multiple sub-functions

Who you are

  • A confident leader with good communication, negotiation, problem-solving and time management skills
  • You are self-organised and have the ability to respond to changing priorities quickly
  • Have the ability to work under pressure with excellent attention to detail
  • Passionate about all things technology and digital design
  • You enjoy working as part of a multinational team and collaborating with other disciplines
  • Ambitious in wanting career development

Where you will work

For many people, their image of Morocco is based on black and white Hollywood movies. The reality is different, particularly in Rabat where our Moroccan office is located. This modern city sits where the Bouregreg River meets to warm Atlantic Ocean with many fantastic beaches. Small wonder that the Rabat office is high on the list for Sondrel staff to visit and even relocate to!

Why Sondrel

At Sondrel we are encouraged to think differently, take on innovate and challenging projects and we’re trusted to make independent decisions to progress our own careers in the way that we want. We pride ourselves on being specialists in what we do, collaborative in our approach and we’re hugely passionate about driving the technology for SoC design.

We have teams across the globe which means there is opportunity for both domestic and international travel and the chance to network with some of the most highly skilled and knowledgeable engineers in the industry. Sondrel allows you to enjoy your work by having an autonomous environment built on trust, dependability and integrity as well as having a hybrid work environment catered to individual needs.

As we continue to grow, we are looking for bright individuals who are proactive in what they do, enjoy a challenge and have a desire for continuous learning experiences because, at Sondrel, no two days are ever the same.

What you get

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • 19 days annual holiday
  • Public and Religious holidays in addition to annual leave
  • Hybrid, flexible work arrangements
  • Maternity Leave
  • Medical coverage
  • Continous training with online training platform
  • International travel opportunities


Sondrel are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recruit people from varied backgrounds because it makes our team stronger, and we provide an inclusive workplace because growing in partnership is what makes our team great. We do our best to provide fair opportunities to everyone and we want to hear what you need to grow with us.

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