Mixed Signal IC Layout Designer RS-5246

Engineering Services Austin, Texas

At Cirrus Logic, mixed-signal engineering drives our company. We develop high-performance, low-power signal processing solutions in audio, voice and haptics, delivering innovative end-user experiences and solving difficult challenges for new generations of mobile and consumer devices. While breaking the innovation barrier, we’ve also built an award-winning company culture, thanks to our extraordinary workforce and our ongoing efforts to champion and promote diversity, as well as our principles of equality and fairness in the workplace. Do you enjoy working alongside the industry's top engineers and solving sophisticated challenges for the world's top consumer brands? Join our team and help us continue to make this an exceptional place to work!

In this position, you will work closely with design engineering to complete the layout and verification of high-performance mixed-signal CMOS Integrated Circuits using Cadence Virtuoso XL and Mentor's Calibre tools, and work with circuit engineers to generate topological layouts to ensure optimal circuit performance.

Responsibilities

  • Troubleshooting layout design issues and applying proactive intervention
  • Work closely with design engineers to ensure proper circuit performance
  • Design analog mix signal layout
  • Understand device matching techniques
  • Understand signal conditioning/protection techniques
  • Excellent collaboration skills, including written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding layout planning and integration skills

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Electronic/IC layout CAD specialization or related program and 10+ years of IC layout experience
  • Ability to layout analog circuitry in a size/time constrained environment
  • Understand layout techniques such as common centroid, matching, isolation, shielding, and the use of dummy devices
  • Ability to solve design problems while using a combination of technical skills, intuition, and creativity
  • Proficiency in floor planning activities with block assembly, and block level routing
  • LVS trouble shooting and debug skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment
  • Great teammate who works well with others

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Electronic Engineering or related program
  • Comfortable with multiple IC design CAD tools and foundry PDKs
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute ideas for improved efficiency and automation of layout tasks
This position is located in Austin, TX

Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.