Digital Design IC Engineer

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Digital Design IC Engineer

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

We are recruiting for a Digital Design IC Engineer to join a fabless semicon company based in central Cambridge, UK. Spun out of Cambridge Uni in the millennium, the company was bought out in 2015 by a global giant in 2015. They develop low-cost ICs for power conversion products.

Going from strength to strength, they are looking for an additional team member to work closely with both the IC Design and Product Definition teams to provide solutions for the digital elements of mixed signal products. This includes solutions which satisfy test and manufacturing requirements. In addition, you will work in developing behavioural models to help accelerate simulation or form part of system emulation.

About You…

  • Degree in Electronics Engineering or related subject
  • At least 2 years' experience in digital IC design using standard cell libraries
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of best-practice digital design methods
  • Confident executing designs via a fully synthesised digital design flow with RTL and logic synthesis
  • Be fully conversant with the SystemVerilog standard and scripting languages such as TCL
  • Familiarity with the use of constraints and the automatic place-and-route flow for the physical design
  • Understanding of the importance of test, with experience of design methods to maximise test coverage such as scan
  • Experience of design techniques for optimising digital power consumption
  • Experience debugging digital functions in a lab using suitable test equipment (e.g. mixed-signal oscilloscopes)

Every day is different at this company. It's a real 'team effort' between the various global offices and people work together flexibly and without politics. They've got a fantastic facility based in central Cambridge, with free parking. Salary is very much dependent on skills and experience. They are also offering Stock Units, Private health insurance, EAP, ESPP (ability to purchase stocks at a discounted price of 15%), Company sick pay, Income Protection, Cycle to Work scheme and more.