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Principal Analog IC Designer

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San Jose, CA
$110,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Master of Science
Nov 14, 2011
Job ID


  • B.S.EE with minimum 12 years or M.S.EE with minimum 10 years or Ph.D. with minimum 7 years of experience in analog Integrated Circuit (IC) Design is required.

  • Candidate must have led several projects from specification to IC volume production stages.

  • Candidate must have in-depth knowledge and prior experience with analog and mixed signal circuit design of blocks such as:

    • High performance Low Noise Amplifiers (LNA)

    • Switched capacitor circuits

    • Sigma Delta A/D converters

    • Filters

    • Low power data converters (ADC, DAC)

    • Reference circuits

    • IO circuits

  • Should be able to guide junior IC design engineers

  • Candidate should have good knowledge of CMOS devices, device matching and optimizing for low noise designs.

  • Thorough understanding of simulation models, design rules, verification procedures (DRC / LVS / ERC), and transistor-level simulations is essential.

  • Candidate should also be familiar with digital design and should be able to drive digital design methodology through a COT design flow.

  • Candidate should have good understanding of analog layout for performance and should be able to supervise layout designers.

  • Candidate should be hands-on in testing/debugging ICs in the lab environment and should be able to guide test engineers on ATE.

  • Understanding at system level and using Matlab, Mathcad or equivalent simulators is essential.

  • Candidate should be able to use system modeling or behavioral modeling to verify system level performance.

  • Candidate should have experience in IC evaluation/application board design for testing of silicon and should be able to guide board designers, board layout and troubleshoot the boards.

  • Candidate may also need to interface with customers during the evaluation/testing phase of the ICs.

  • Clear verbal and written communications skills are required.

  • Must be a self-starter, comfortable working with small teams in a start-up environment.

Please Contact:

John Foxworth

Vice President
Analog/RF/MEMS Recruitment

(O) 865-686-5028
(C) 865-250-6507
(F) 877-455-1545

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