Principal/ Senior IC Design Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
Burlington, ON
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

Semtech is an organization headquartered in Camarillo, California with 31 offices in 14 countries around the world.  We pride ourselves of being big enough to have global reach yet a size where individuals can influence and make an impact through great performance and innovation.   We are presently seeking multiple PRINCIPAL/SENIOR ICDESIGNERS to be located in our Burlington, Ontario office.  This role is a great opportunity to work with a world class IC development team, developing clock-data-recovery, equalizer, transimpedance amplifier, and laserdriver integratedcircuits operating from 100MHz to 30GHz+.Reporting to the SeniorDesign Manager, a Principal/Senior ICDesign engineer will supplement our existing team by taking a leading role in the development anddesignof high speed IC products, from initial concept through to volume production. 




  • Design of high speed IC products
  • System modeling
  • Lead engineer with responsibility for delivering high performance IC product designs
  • Assessing product feasibility and schedule
  • Preparing technical reviews and product documentation
  • 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
  • Undertaking multiple projects in parallel
  • Timely production and delivery of IC circuitdesigns to specification, technical reviews and product  documentation
  • Provide technical leadership to design engineers
  • Effective working relationships developed and maintained at all times




  • BSc degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering with significant IC design content (PhD or Masters degreepreferred)
  • 7 to 10 years of post-graduate experience in IC product design, preferably for optical and/or wireline applications
  • Thorough understanding of analogcircuit theory, transmission lines and device fundamentals
  • Experience of designing in SiGe BiCMOS and/or CMOS
  • Experience of low power amplifier design up to 30GHz and beyond, as well as otherdesigns: CDR, GA, Equalizers, 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 working with marketing and systems engineering for product definition
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sound appreciation of the impact of IC layout on circuit performance and circuitdesign
  • Experienced in Cadence IC design flow and tools
  • Preferredexperience of  HFSS, ADS and microwave modeling
  • Ability to interpret customer and lab verification results to support applications and device characterization
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills


Our Team:


We pride ourselves in a fostering an environment that promotes:

  • Work life balance
  • Openness and collaboration
  • Continuous professional self-development
  • Opportunities for considerable financial gain through innovation

Job Code: 1312

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