Principal/Senior Ic Design Engineer

Semtech   •  

Ottawa, ON

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 180 days ago

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The ideal candidate should have recent experience of designing high speed data communications products. We are also interested in hearing from candidates with experience of high speed IC circuit design for other applications.

Not only is this a great opportunity to exploit and further develop your IC design skills in a successful team, we also offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, a full range of benefits, performance related bonus and equity.  

 The Role

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design of high speed IC products from concept to manufacture, to schedule
  • Lead engineer with responsibility for delivering high performance IC product designs
  • Provide technical leadership to junior design engineers
  • Interface to marketing and applications to define new products and support existing products
  • Working effectively with cross functional teams (marketing, sales, applications, product/test engineering) to deliver IC Products
  • Assessing product feasibility and schedule
  • Undertaking multiple projects in parallel
  • Preparing technical reviews and product documentation
  • Timely production and delivery of IC circuit designs to specification, technical reviews and product  documentation
  • Effective working relationships developed and maintained at all times
  • Develop leadership skills


Required Qualifications and Experience

  • BASc degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with significant IC design content (PhD or Masters degreepreferred)
  • 10 years of post-graduate experience in IC product design
  • Thorough understanding of analogue circuit theory, transmission lines and device fundamentals
  • Experience of designing analog SiGe BiCMOS circuits is a strong asset as is knowledge of SerDes, PLLs, CDRs, TIAs and laser drivers
  • Proven track record of taking high performance, high speed IC designs from concept through to volume production, with a successful commercial outcome
  • Experienced in Cadence IC design flow and tools.  Experience with system modelling tools an asset.
  • Experienced in working with test and product engineering and applications
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good appreciation of the impact of IC layout on circuit performance and circuit design
  • Ability to interpret customer and lab verification results to support applications and device characterization
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills