Location Cork
Contact name: Micheal O’Maoldomhnaigh

Contact email:
Job ref: 1156
Published: over 1 year ago


Our client a leading Multinational Semiconductor Company requires Senior Analog Design Engineer (SERDES) for role based in Cork City, Ireland.



You  will take a role on the PMA design team as part of a SERDES Product Team.



  • Design of High Speed SERDES products at data rates up to and exceeding 112 Gbps on leading edge technology nodes (e.g. 5nm FinFET CMOS)

  • Design and development of analog/mixed signal IC circuit blocks from initial concept/specification through final verification of conformance to customer specifications

  • Work closely with Physical Design Engineers to design IC circuit blocks and PMA sections

  • Work with Technical Team Leads in the areas of circuit design and SERDES architectures

  • Mentor Junior Design Engineers when the project need arises

  • Work with global teams (US, west coast and east coast), which work in different time-zones



  • A minimum of 4 years of CMOS design experience, preferably in the area of CMOS SERDES or high-speed I/O IC design
  • Should have a good understanding of jitter and signal equalization techniques

  • Design experience in some of the following SERDES circuit blocks: Driver, Receiver, Serializer, Deserializer, Phase Interpolator, Low jitter PLL, High Speed Clock Distribution, Bias and Bandgap, Voltage Regulators

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analog aptitude, good communication skills and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

  • Position requires proficiency in using CAD tools for circuit simulation, layout and physical verification

  • BEng, MEng or PhD


Additional Skills/Preferences:           

  • Cadence tool experience and design experience at >10Gbps and in <40nm technologies

  • Lab test experience as part of silicon evaluation is advantageous


For further information please contact Micheál at Software Placements on 003535 1 5254642 or email