Location Edinburgh
Contact name: Micheal O’Maoldomhnaigh

Contact email: micheal@softwareplacements.ie
Job ref: 1133
Published: almost 2 years ago


Our client Multinational Semiconductor Company requires a number of  Lead/Principal/Senior Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineers with Power background for roles based in Edinburgh, Scotland.


You will be developing key products that enable highly precise human interpretation and sensory assistance. In the power team, you will be supporting the development of highly integrated power solutions and PMICs. This will present the successful candidate a great opportunity for continuous career development as part of a highly motivated and supportive worldwide engineering team.

The team is primarily focused on PMIC and hybrid mixed-signal / power developments, for High-End / High-Volume electronic devices, such as Smartphones, Tablets and Consumer Accessories. You will join a team of Analog, Digital, Mixed-Signal CMOS designers, Mask Layout designers, Verification and Validation engineers, Algorithm and Software developers, Packaging and Test engineers, implementing PMIC state of the art. The candidate will always drive for Power-related Best-In-Class IPs performances, such as Low Power / High-Efficiency, Low Noise / High-PSRR, High Accuracy / Low Ripple.


The candidate will be involved in the following developments, from definition to production:


  • LDO, BUCK, BOOST, BUCK-BOOST, CHARGE-PUMP, SIMO (Single-Input / Multiple Outputs)
  • IBB (Inverted BUCK-BOOST), ICP (Inverted CHARGE-PUMP), ILDO (Inverted LDO)
  • Power Sequencer, Oscillators, PLL, Bandgap, References, ADC, DAC, I/O, SPI, I2C, SPMI, OTP, MTP, RAM, ROM, DFT



· Power IP Development

    • Define and contribute to the CSS product and IP Road Map
    • Streamline IP development, improve Team Flows and Methodologies
  • Power Management IC Development
    • Drive next generation PMIC specifications, architectures, design, as well as pre-silicon verification and post-silicon validation

o Provide guidance to physical design layout team

    • Develop optimal PMIC solution, with consideration of power, performance, area, risk, resources and schedule
  • Technical Customer Interface Engagement

o Participate in customer engagements, in support of technical feasibility and proposals

o IC Development Weekly meetings / IC Milestone Workshops

o In Production IC Support

  • Human Resources Management

o Support the development of a multi-disciplined team, including interviewing and recruitment support

o Provide Mentorship and technical leadership, setting up framework and structure for efficient development flows

o Enable a culture of continuous learning and improvement

o Support project management, task planning, schedule and resources



· Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering,



  • 5 -12 years of experience in complex IC and IP developments, Analog Design experience with multiple products introduced into the market, with Integrated Power functions
  • Strong technical and analytical background with good problem-solving skills
  • Strong team worker with multi-discipline, multi-cultural and multi-site environments
  • Good understanding of Mixed-Signal Design Flow and Top-Down development methodology
  • Good understanding of Power IP Topologies
  • Analog Functional and Parametric Verification
  • Process - Voltage - Temperature (PVT) Corners, Layout Parameter Extraction (LPE) Simulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proficient with Cadence Suite (Virtuoso ADE Spectre)
  • Scripting languages (Shell, TCL, PERL, Python)
  • HDL programming languages (Verilog / SystemVerilog)
  • Analog Behavioral Models (Verilog-A, Verilog-AMS, Wreal, SystemVerilog, EEnet)
  • Mixed-Signal Verification methodology and tools (AMS / APS / Flex)
  • IC Top-Level Digital UVM Verification (Universal Verification Methodology)
  • Experience in high-voltage low geometry process technology
  • Lab silicon bring-up and Production Test support experiences


For further information please contact Mícheál at Software Placements on 00353 1 5254642 or email micheal@softwareplacements.ie