Consider TSMC for an exciting and challenging career

Consider TSMC Design Technology Japan for an exciting and challenging career. You will work with our leading customers to develop state of art design ecosystem to enable products innovation.


About TSMC

  • World's leading dedicated IC foundry est. in 1987
  • Global operations with HQ in Taiwan and Japan office est. since 1997
  • Top 20 NYSE listed company
  • 1st in 7nm volume production
About TSMC

TSMC pioneered the pure-play foundry business model when it was founded in 1987, and has been the world's leading dedicated semiconductor foundry ever since. The company supports a thriving ecosystem of global customers and partners with the industry's leading process technology and portfolio of design enablement solutions to unleash innovation for the global semiconductor industry.

TSMC serves its customers with global capacity of more than 12 million 12-inch equivalent wafers per year in 2019, and provides the broadest range of technologies from 2 micron all the way to foundry's most advanced processes, which is 7-nanometer today. TSMC is the first foundry to provide 7-nanometer production capabilities and the first to commercialize Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology in delivering customer products to market in high volume. TSMC is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. For more information about TSMC, please click here.

About TSMC Design Center in Japan

  • Develop advanced design solutions for 7nm/5nm and beyond
  • Work with leading fabless and product companies
  • Provide long-term career development
  • Belong to TSMC's R&D that drives its technology leadership
  • Located in Yokohama, 5-min walk from Minatomirai Station

At TSMC Design Center in Japan, you will work alongside a world-class design team to enhance technical and leadership skills in the world’s most advanced design service ecosystem while shaping the cutting-edge semiconductor technology landscape including 5nm, 3nm and below. Your main focus is to support our leading customers to deliver state of art products with transformative impact on people’s daily lives.

Your work makes chip innovation possible by developing and optimizing all aspects in the pre-silicon design flow, including:

  • Support customer APR requests
  • Develop internal test chips as TSMC design-process co-optimization vehicles
  • Develop SRAM macros and compilers as the foundation IP of TSMC process
  • Develop design flow development to enable APR work on TSMC process
  • including Synthesis, Floor planning, APR, Timing/Power sign-off & Physical verification on TSMC technologies

Job Opening

  • APR/Physical Design Engineer and Manager
  • Memory Design Engineer and Manager
APR/Physical Design Engineer and Manager

APR implementation, netlist (or RTL) to GDS design flow and advanced APR solution pathfinding for advanced technologies.

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Memory Design Engineer and Manager

Memory IP development for advanced technologies, including SRAM compilers, custom memories, or emerging memories for future computing applications.

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Layout Engineer/Manager

Develop Memory IP/Analog IP/Standard Cell.

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Standard Cell Design Engineer/Tech. Manager

Standard cell circuit/layout design/optimization and timing analysis for high speed, low power and low voltage.

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Standard Cell Characterization Engineer/ Tech. Manager

Standard cell characterization for timing/power/noise/variation and automation flow development.

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