Location Dublin
Contact name: Micheal O’Maoldomhnaigh

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Job ref: 1141
Published: over 1 year ago




Our client a leading Multinational Semiconductor Power company requires Senior FPGA Circuit Design Engineer based in Dublin or Cork Ireland.


You will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.




You will be responsible for the Definition, Design and Support of the hardware Platform that is used for our Software Defined Power Solution.


They are currently in the process of defining and designing our second-generation platform. You will work directly with the Design Team in San Jose. They are looking for candidates that can design (sub)blocks without supervision and are able to work with other engineers with different backgrounds.




  • Design of programmable hardware building blocks like Timers, Digital Filters, Look-Up Tables & Serial Data Interfaces
  • Design of Digital Fabric
  • Test & Verification of Digital Fabric and Hardware
  • Assist the Layout Team with Mask Design
  • Silicon Verification
  • Assisting the Systems and Software Team with trouble shooting
  • Automated evaluation of hardware building blocks using Python




  • MSc in Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Familiarity with FPGA Design Methodology and Custom Design Techniques
  • Understanding of power conversion topologies (buck, boost, buck-boost, LDO, Load-Switches etc)
  • Experience with all aspects of IC Design (Simulation/Mask Design/Manufacturing etc)
  • Fluency in RTL Designs for non-custom FPGA blocks, from concept through GDS (RTL Code, Timing analysis & closure, etc.)




  • 5 years’ experience with Digital Design
  • 3 years’ experience with FPGA Design
  • Hands on experience in building designs out of Cadence Design tools
  • Excellent written and oral communications with experience in specification creation, technical report writing and test plans/instructions
  • Experience with the use of standard power supply laboratory test equipment i.e. (DMM, PS, Oscilloscope, Power Meter, Amp meters, Current probes, e





For further information please contact Mícheál at Software Placements on 00353 1 5254642 or email