Location Limerick
Contact name: Micheal O’Maoldomhnaigh

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Job ref: 1176
Published: over 1 year ago


Our client a leading Multinational Automotive Electronics  requires a Senior Systems Engineer/Architect - Chirp PLL for role based in Limerick, Ireland.


You will be responsible for the following task:
  • Drive IC requirements definition.
  • Develop and deliver System C model of the LO Chain / Chirp PLL
  • Drive architecture selection and circuit / firmware implementation plan
  • Actively contribute at a senior level to the generation of IC product specifications
  • Direct, oversee and review circuit design and firmware activities.
  • File patents for new technologies.
  • Collaborate and lend your technical expertise to other teams including:
  • Applications team to solve and anticipate customer issues.
  • Reliability engineers to ensure that best practices for design robustness, ESD protection and reliability are followed at system level.
  • Product Test engineers to define a cost optimised production test solution with the implementation of Design for Test circuits as applicable.
  • Functional Safety engineers to agree a Safety Concept that can be implemented and verified.


  • Masters/PhD desirable in electrical engineering, with a focus on semiconductor technology & microelectronics.(You will ideally be qualified to PhD level with industry experience in digitally assisted analog/RF signal chains on advanced CMOS)

  • You will have 15+ years’ experience as system architect / circuit designer for highly integrated transceivers on advanced CMOS. System level  / behavioral modelling and simulation experience in Matlab, System C or similar. Requirements engineering
  • Cooperation in spatially distributed teams with a good knowledge of analog and RF signal chains and digitally assisted analog/RF
  • Design experience with circuits such as amplifiers, DACs, ADCs, PLLs, mixers, analog/digital filters and analog / digital control loops. Knowhow in PLL architectures is a plus.


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