PCB Librarian

Austin, TX
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

    Your Role and Responsibilities

    We are part of a world-class development team that pioneers industry-leading hardware for IBM POWER Systems servers including Storage, Quantum, and IBM Research systems. In this role, you will work to provide support for the physical and logical symbols that are used in the hardware designs to create our servers. The candidate will be responsible for creating requested symbols and board outlines using Cadence Allegro for various teams within IBM Systems. In addition, you will work to support and maintain servers that our information is stored on. You will be working closely with different teams such as physical design, card design, mechanical design and many more. The job requires a resourceful problem solver who works around technical obstacles and works independently with little direct supervision.


    As a core member of the PCB Design Tools Support team, you will be expected to work autonomously and deliver on project phases on time and on budget. We will help you achieve your goals by continuous professional development and regular career progression sessions.

    • Use Cadence Allegro to code Logic symbols per Vendor PCB design prints.

    • Use Cadence Allegro to code Physical symbols and padstacks per Vendor PCB design prints.

    • Use Cadence Allegro to code PCB Board files with constraints and all mechanical and manufacturing data per the mechanical input and prints.

    • Provide user support for IBM tools such as ICLE as well as Cadence Allegro.

    • Monitor and maintain servers that hold these libraries at all sites (AUS, RCH, POK, etc.).

    • Create scripts and programs for tools, data manipulation, library maintenance and automation.

    • Maintain and write Excel totable Spreadsheet with formulas and Visual Basic macros.

    • Be a team player and help where needed to keep the processes improving and running smoothly.


    You will be working on a team that has a large exposure to all of IBM. It is unique in that it supports many different areas of the business. The work that is done on the team is critical that it is completed in a timely manner and without error to avoid late work and issues in the field.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in physical design and electronics

    • Technical Degree in Electronics or Mechanical Design

    • Exposure to logic and physical electrical design as well as mechanical design

    • Experience using Cadence Allegro

    • Ability to understand device datasheets

    • Demonstrated problem-solving skills as well as attention to detail (critical)

    • Ability to perform under tight deadlines

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Experience creating symbols in Cadence Allegro

    • Physical Design Experience

    • Mechanical Design Experience

    • Programming/Scripting experience using PERL, BASH, Python, Visual Basic, C

    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 provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

    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.

    Location Statement

    IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

    • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

    • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

    • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

    • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

    • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

    • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

    • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

    • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

    We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

    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.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

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    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.