ASIC Design Engineer, Northamptonshire

ASIC Design Engineer, Northampton

Job ID: 175897
Location: Northamptonshire, England, UK
Salary: Up to £85,000 depending on experience level and technical ability.
Job Type: Permanent

ASIC DESIGN ENGINEER for a Pre-IPO High speed SERDES Semiconductor company – Can be based in the UK - onsite requires, remote will be considered for more experienced engineers. 

I am looking for an Engineer with circa 5 years+ experience in ASIC Design to join my clients Semiconductor team. This is a superb time to join a start-up that is challenging established tech giants, a company with significant funding and who are pre-IPO as they embark on their next phase of their journey!

As part of the role you will be required to participate in the definition of block-level specifications of high-speed digital circuits that meet key performance targets based on system-level requirements. As well as the analysis and understanding of high-speed serial protocols (e.g., USB4, PCIe).

  • Strong technical background in design of high-speed digital circuits in deep-submicron CMOS technologies.
  • Strong analytical skills to translate system-level requirements into design.
  • Strong RTL coding skills (SystemVerilog preferred).
  • Advanced knowledge of high-speed and low-power design techniques.
  • Knowledge of signal processing techniques is an advantage.
  • Scripting (Python preferred)
  • Understanding of verification methodologies, in particular UVM, is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with high-speed serial protocols is highly desirable.
Key responsibilities
  • RTL design and testing.
  • Close interaction with verification and physical implementation engineers to verify circuit functionality and compliance with area, timing and power requirements.
  • Support for post-silicon lab bring-up, debug, characterization and productization.
  • Support and interaction with customers on requirements, design specifications, performance results and product delivery. 
For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Rachel Mason at IC Resources.

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